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2021 AGENDA

 
 

NOTE:  All schedules (content, dates, times, etc.) are subject to change. 

Below is the proposed schedule for the 2021 Conference and Training Workshop

.....MONDAY, August 9, 2021........................................................

    7:00 am          Registration/Exhibit Room Opens
                                  Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Room

     8:00 am          Healthcare Coalition Statewide Meeting
                             CEM Exam

   10;00 am          OPENING CEREMONY

                                   Presentation of Colors, Franklin Fire Dept, Honor Guard

                                   National Anthem, Charlie Richards 

                                   Welcome Addresses

                                         Jim Tanner, EMAT President

                                         James Fountain, Health Care Coalition President

                                         Patrick Sheehan, Director TEMA

                                          Bill Lee, Governor, State of Tennessee

                                         Rogers Anderson, Williamson Co. Mayor

                                         Tammy Roberts, Vice President Client Services, ServPro, Conference Sponsors

                                         Capt. Amy Sinnott, Public Industry Advisor, T-Mobile, Conference Sponsors

                                       

                             LARGE GROUP SESSION #1

                                  “Connecting Heroes: Empowering First Responders Through Connectivity”

                                        Captain Amy Sinnott, Public Safety Segment Advisor – T-Mobile

                                        Rodney Cooper, Manager, Business Development – T-Mobile
                                        Roderick Carrasco, Government Account Executive – T-Mobile
                                        Fred Broder, Ph.D. Motivational Speaker

                             

   12:00 pm          Lunch / MEMBERSHIP MEETING                                    

     1:30 pm          BREAKOUT SESSIONS #1 - Proposed

                                 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

                                       Louis Friedman, TEMA

                                 Mass Notification and Emergency Communication Integration

                                        Kevin Fleming, Edwards/Kidde, MSSM District Manager

                                 Healthcare Track

                                        HCC Overview presented by HCC Regions 1-4

                                 Healthcare Track

                                        HCC Overview presented by HCC Regions 5-8

                                 PSTD:  The Journey Through the Storm

                                         Eric Clauss, VUMC, Director of EMS Center of Excellence

                                 State of Tennessee GIS Data Resources

                                         Paul Dudley,  State of TN - GIS Services, GIS Analyst

                                         Suzanne White,  State of TN - GIS Services, IT Manager

                                 Looking Ahead: Lessons Learned from Tennessee Weather Disasters During an Unprecedented Pandemic

                                         Krissy Hurley, NWS-Nashville, Warning Coordination Meteorologist

                                         Anthony Cavallucci,  NWS Morristown, Warning Coordination Meteorologist

                                         Gary Woodall, NWS Memphis, Warning Coordination Meteorologist

                                 Best Practices – Large Loss Management (Panel Discussion

                                        ServPro, TVA, the Public Building Authority, & BH Management Services

                                 EMAT 101 - Membership Information, How to Get Involved, Certification Programs

                                        Brian Gard, EMAT, Past President

                                 The Virtual EOC for Long Term Pandemic Management

                                        Mark Demski,  Veoci, Senior Account Executive

                                 Greenprint for Resiliency Project

                                        Dana Sjostrom, Memphis/Shelby Co. Division of Planning & Development

                                        Chris W. Johnson,  TEMA, Assistant Director of Mitigation and Recovery

                                        Doug Worden  TEMA, State Hazard Mitigation Manager

     2:30 pm          Vendor Break

                                 Presented by AT&T/FirstNet

     3:30 pm          LARGE GROUP SESSION #2 –

                                  Emergency Partnership Panel All Hazards Events

                                       Mayor Randy Porter, Putnam County Mayor
                                       Tyler Smith, Director of Putnam County Emergency Management Agency
                                       Mayor Randall Hutto, Wilson County Mayor
                                       Joe Cooper, Director of Wilson County Emergency Management Agency
                                       William Swann, Director of Davidson County Emergency Management Agency
                                       Facilitated by TEMA Director Patrick Sheehan

     6:00 pm          Opening Night Reception

 

   TUESDAY, August 10, 2021......................................................

     7:30 am          Exhibit Room Opens                                  

                                  Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Room

     8:30 am          LARGE GROUP SESSION #3

                                 Covid-19 Lessons Learned
                                
      Dr. Lisa Piercey, Director, Tennessee Department of Health
                                      Patrick Sheehan, Director, TEMA
                                      James Fountain, Executive Director of Emergency Services at West Tennessee Healthcare
                                      Facilitated by Melisa Hucks, Deputy Commissioner/COO Department of Human Services

   10;00 am          Vendor Break

                                 Presented by  ProPac and US Ecology

 

   10:30 am          BREAKOUT SESSION #2

                                 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

                                       Louis Friedman, TEMA

                                 Mass Notification and Emergency Communication Integration

                                        Kevin Fleming, Edwards/Kidde, MSSM District Manager

                                 Healthcare Track

                                        HCC Overview presented by HCC Regions 1-4

                                 Healthcare Track

                                        HCC Overview presented by HCC Regions 5-8

                                 PSTD:  The Journey Through the Storm

                                         Eric Clauss, VUMC, Director of EMS Center of Excellence

                                 State of Tennessee GIS Data Resources

                                         Paul Dudley,  State of TN - GIS Services, GIS Analyst

                                         Suzanne White,  State of TN - GIS Services, IT Manager

                                 Looking Ahead: Lessons Learned from Tennessee Weather Disasters During an Unprecedented Pandemic

                                         Krissy Hurley, NWS-Nashville, Warning Coordination Meteorologist

                                         Anthony Cavallucci,  NWS Morristown, Warning Coordination Meteorologist

                                         Gary Woodall, NWS Memphis, Warning Coordination Meteorologist

                                 Best Practices – Large Loss Management (Panel Discussion

                                        ServPro, TVA, the Public Building Authority, & BH Management Services

                                 EMAT 101 - Membership Information, How to Get Involved, Certification Programs

                                        Brian Gard, EMAT, Past President

                                 The Virtual EOC for Long Term Pandemic Management

                                        Mark Demski,  Veoci, Senior Account Executive

                                 Greenprint for Resiliency Project

                                        Dana Sjostrom, Memphis/Shelby Co. Division of Planning & Development

                                        Chris W. Johnson,  TEMA, Assistant Director of Mitigation and Recovery

                                        Doug Worden  TEMA, State Hazard Mitigation Manager

  

   11:30 am          Awards Luncheon

                                Presented by BOLDPlanning

     1:00 pm          BREAKOUT SESSION #3

                                 Next Generation Interoperability

                                      Mike Rogers – Critical Response Group, Chief Executive Officers

                                 2020 COVID-19 Distribution Initiative

                                       Doug Bryson,  Spartanburg, SC County Office of Emergency Management

                                 Disaster within a Disaster
                                      
Healthcare Coalition

                                 Navigating Federal Emergency Preparedness & Safety Guidelines for Long Term Care & Skilled Nursing 

                                 Facilities

                                        Robert Newsad, – Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Center

                                        Michael Freeman,– Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Center

                                       John Walsh – Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Center

                                 Best Practices – Large Loss Management (Panel Discussion

                                        ServPro, TVA, the Public Building Authority, & BH Management Services

                                 Communicating with Facebook during a Crisis

                                        Adán Chávez, Facebook, Politics and Government Outreach
                                 Tennessee Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team TN-HART

                                        Capt. Michael Armistead, Nashville Fire Department, Special Ops

                                 TERT – Who 911 Calls, When 911 Needs Help!

                                        Brad Gass,  Jefferson Co. 911 - TN-TERT State Coordinator

                                  ReadyOp System

                                        Marc Moore

                                 2021 & 2022 Training & Exercise Program Update

                                        Dave Nock,  TEMA, Training & Exercise Program Manager

                                 Team Development Update, Addressing the New Aspects of What is Happening with Team

                                 Development & Credentialing

                                        Ryan Thompson,  TEMA, Team Development

     2:00 pm          Vendor Break

                                Presented by Axis Communications and Enviro Medics LLC

     2:30 pm          BREAKOUT SESSION #3

                                 Next Generation Interoperability

                                      Mike Rogers – Critical Response Group, Chief Executive Officers

                                 2020 COVID-19 Distribution Initiative

                                       Doug Bryson,  Spartanburg, SC County Office of Emergency Management

                                  Disaster within a Disaster
                                      
Healthcare Coalition

                                 Navigating Federal Emergency Preparedness & Safety Guidelines for Long Term Care & Skilled Nursing 

                                 Facilities

                                        Robert Newsad, Michael Freeman, John Walsh – Vanderbilt Univ. Medical Center

                                 Mapping Technology

                                       Jason Miller – ServPro, Commercial Account Manager

                                 Communicating with Facebook during a Crisis

                                        Adan Chavez – Facebook, Associate Manager for Government

                                 Tennessee Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team TN-HART

                                        Capt. Michael Armistead, Nashville Fire Department, Special Ops

                                 TERT – Who 911 Calls, When 911 Needs Help!

                                        Brad Gass,  Jefferson Co. 911 - TN-TERT State Coordinator

                                 2021 & 2022 Training & Exercise Program Update

                                        Dave Nock,  TEMA, Training & Exercise Program Manager

                                 ReadyOp System

                                        Marc Moore

                                 Team Development Update, Addressing the New Aspects of What is Happening with Team

                                 Development & Credentialing

                                        Ryan Thompson,  TEMA, Team Development

     4:00 pm          LARGE GROUP SESSION #4

                                Tabletop Exercise Introduction -

                                participation by all Emergency Management disciplines is requested

 

   WEDNESDAY, August 11, 2021......................

     7:30 am          Breakfast

     8:30 am          LARGE GROUP SESSION #4 –

                                  Tabletop Exercise

                                  participation by all Emergency Management disciplines is requested
                                

   12;00 pm          Hot wash/Conference Closing