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Illinois Whole Community Conference

Hagerty Consulting

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)

Illinois Whole Community Conference

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The Final Agenda and timeframes for the NE Illinois Whole Community Conference is provided below.


The NE IL Whole Community Conference is free, open to the public, and lunch will be provided to attendees!  Please register so we can ensure we have sufficient accomodations for everyone.

 

7:30a to 8:30a              Registration

 

8:30a to 8:45a              Opening Remarks

 

Northeastern Illinois Community Organizations Active in Disaster, Charlotte Hazel, Chair

 

 

8:45a to 9:30a              Keynote: Voluntary Agencies in Response and Recovery

 

                                  A discussion of long-term recovery and lessons learned from various disaster response activities.

 

9:30a to 9:45a              Break

 

9:45a to 11:00a            Panel Discussion – Long-Term Recovery Issues and Lessons Learned

 

                                  The panel participants will discuss lessons learned from recent events that have impacted NE Illinois, including the NATO Conference and 2013 Flooding events.  Opportunities for questions and answers will also be provided following the discussion. 

 

11:00a to 12:30p           Networking and Lunch

 

Participants will be provided with lunch and an extended period of time to facilitate networking among and between Community Organizations.  Interested organizations will be provided with space to set up materials and / or signage.

 

12:30p to 2:00p            Breakout Groups

 

Session 1: Special Considerations for the Elderly, Pets and Children

 

Panelists will be given an opportunity to discuss special considerations and preparedness, response and recovery issues specific to elderly populations, pets, and children.

 

Session 2: Effective Shelter Management

 

Discussion of effective shelter management techniques for community organizations who may host a shelter site following a disaster. 

 

Session 3: Using Social Media for Response or Recovery

 

Discussion of how emergency management and community partners can leverage social media to recruit volunteers, solicit resources, and manage incidents including public information.

 

2:00p to 2:15p              Break

 

2:15p to 3:30p              Integration with Local Emergency Management

 

                                  Discussion of how Community Organization Active in Disaster members have, and can, plug into local emergency response and recovery operations.

 

3:30p to 3:45p              Wrap-up and Closing Comments

Have questions about Illinois Whole Community Conference? Contact Hagerty Consulting

When & Where


Best Western
4400 Frontage Rd
Hillside, IL 60162

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM (CDT)


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Hagerty Consulting

Hagerty Consulting is a comprehensive homeland security and emergency management consulting firm that helps emergency managers and public safety officials choose the best way forward in times of change, uncertainty or crisis. Since its inception in 2001, Hagerty’s mission has been to work collaboratively with leading public sector agencies and non-governmental organizations throughout the country to address their unique challenges and help make distinct improvements to their performance by delivering meaningful results.  Hagerty’s success has been marked by our ability to understand clients’ needs, assemble highly qualified teams to meet those needs, develop customized and thoughtful approaches to each project, and proactively help clients define and achieve short and long-term objectives. 

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