2013: Putting Worlds Back Together
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM (MDT)
The annual Emergency Services and Disaster Conference presented by Utah Valley University and the Institute of Emergency Services and Homeland Security will take place on April 11-13, 2013 at the Provo Marriot, Provo, Utah. The conference theme for 2013 is "Putting Worlds Back Together."
This conference provides an opportunity for professionals to gain 20 hours of in-service training and education toward their re-certifications. Students have the opportunity to earn 3 credits at UVU from attendance and enrollment in ESMG 489R.
We are pleased to announce the keynotes:
Keith E. Clement, Ph.D.
Dr Keith Clement is an Associate Professor in the Department of Criminology at California State University, Fresno. His research includes a criminal justice policy analysis and thepatterns of diffusion of innovative state sentencing laws, the psychology of risk and behavior in border security, political psychology of border security and related issues, and the utilization of crime mapping and analysis among California law enforcement agencies.
Rabbi Alvin Kass, Ph.D.
Rabbi Dr. Alvin Kass is the Chief Chaplain of the New York City Police Department and is the most tenured chaplain of the NYPD. He earned a Ph.D. in History and Philosophical Foundations of Education from New York University. Besides graduating Summa Cum Laude and being the Class Salutorian of his undergraduate class at Columbia, he was also a Quackenbush Foundation Scholar and a Harry J. Carman and National Woodrow Wilson Fellow.
Rabbi Dr. Kass will be accompanied by Sgt. Brian Reilly, a 28 year veteran of NYPD and the NYPD Chaplains Unit's commanding officer.
Virgil Henry Storr, Ph.D.
Dr. Virgil Storr is a Senior Research Fellow and the Director of Graduate Student Programs at the Mercatus Center, George Mason University. He is also a Research Associate Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics and the Don C. Lavoie Research Fellow in the F.A. Hayek Program in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at George Mason University.
|0830||Dean Dornan - Welcome + Remarks|
|0900||Keith Clement - Emergency Management Education: The California Model|
|1030||Jeff Nielson, Adam Wilson, Natalie Bankhead, Betty Stoneman - Code of Ethics Panel Discussion: Philosophical Insights on Police, Fire and EMS Values|
|1130||Lunch - On Your Own|
|1300||G. Michael Averett - The Great Teacher: How Lessons Learned Prepare for Future Events|
|1400||Emily May - "Responsible Woman:" Embodied Expressions of the Humanitarian Efforts of Women|
|1415||Andy Byrnes - Catastrophic Large Scale Releases of Condensed Liquefied Gasses|
|1530||Francine Jensen - From Accident Scene to the ER: An RN Perspective on the Collaborative Efforts of Responders|
|1630||Trisha Nash - Critical Incidence Stress Debriefing following shooting in "safe" places|
|0800||Ken Crook - Law Enforcement Encounters with Terrorism|
|0900||Dennis Nolan - Surviving with the Political Sharks|
|1030||Rabbi Kass & Sgt Reilly - Police Chaplaincy: 9/11 New York City and Beyond|
|1130||Lunch - Catered|
|1300||Virgil Storr - Economic Resilience: Discoveries from Post-Katrina, New Orleans|
|1400||Jeffery Maxfield - Reflective Learning: Andragogical Principles and the Emergency Services|
|1530||Rodger Broomé - Third-Force Foundations on Public Safety Leadership|
|1630||Eric Russell - Servant Leadership in the Emergency Services|
|0800||Shawn Peppers - Judicious Detachment: An Affordable Homeland Security Model?|
|0900||Julie & Christopher Bowman - Distributed Data Fusion and Disaster Recovery|
|1000||Josh Told, Zach Lyman, Rodger Broomé - Mind-Body Integrated Fire Skills Acquisition|