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 TRCPA Meetings for 2014-2015


Date:                 November 14, 2014

Topic:                Planning for Pandemics - an Informational / Update Meeting

                                             (click here to register)  (NOTE: Pre-registration is required - space is limited)

Program Partners:

                   American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS)

                          Pittsburgh Federal Executive Board (FEB)

                          InfraGard Pittsburgh

                          Three Rivers Contingency Planning Association (TRCPA)

Time:                1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Place:                Allegheny County Emergency Operations |408 North Lexington|Pittsburgh PA 15208

Agenda:           Amesh A. Adalja MD, FACP Senior Associate, UPMC Center for Health Security-UPMC

                          Special Agent Philip Smith, WMD Coordinator/Hazmat Team Leader, FBI Pittsburgh

                          Alvin Henderson, Chief of Emergency Services, Allegheny County

                          Tom Mangan, Emergency Preparedness and Response Mgr, Allegheny County Health Dept

                             Byron Harriger, Emergency Planning Manager, Allegheny County Airport Authority


At this session, subject matter experts will discuss Pandemic related concerns from various industry perspectives, especially in light of the most recent news reports.  These informational briefings are critical in planning for pandemics, which can be used to address building and maintaining organizational resilience, family preparedness, emergency preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery initiatives.  Some of the discussion points include: 


                             Norovirus, Ebola, Enterovirus, Influenza, and other seasonal viruses

                             Threats to the United States

                             How they are transmitted

                             How they will / could be spread

                             What can be done / is being done to contain them


The intended audience is Private Sector, Public Sector, Non-Profit, Businesses, Volunteer Organizations that Aid in Disaster (VOADs) Including, but not limited to those with a role in:


     Emergency Management and Planning; Physical Security; Critical Infrastructure; Education;  

     Law Enforcement; Health Care; Human Resource Management;

     Disaster Preparedness/Response/Recovery;

     Continuity of Operations / Continuity of Government/Contingency Planning;

     Business Continuity; Organizational Resilience; 


Upcoming TRCPA Meetings:

January 15, 2015  |  March 13, 2015  |  May 8, 2015

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