Conference Schedule

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Pre‐Conference Professional Workshops

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

IAEM Testing

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

REGISTRATION

12:00 – 1:00 PM

EP Workgroup Lunch

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Workshop #1: The Federal Response to Victims of Criminal Mass Casualty Incidents – Kelly Bradford

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Workshop #2: Furthering your Education in Emergency Management: Should I Stay or Should I Go? – Tal Ehlers, Julianne Ehlers, Karen Blackwood, Aaron Nelson, Jeff Mulcahy, Cody Barton and Chris Blinzinger

2:00 – 2:15 PM 

BREAK

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Workshop #3: Getting to Know Team Rubicon – Brett Cross, Jonas Reynolds

2:15 – 3:15 PM

Workshop #4: The fire storm in Tooele City – Bucky Whitehouse

3:15 – 3:30 PM

BREAK

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Workshop #5: Speed Dating: Connecting Healthcare and Emergency Management – Julianne Ehlers

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Workshop #6: VOAD Partners: Responding and Recovering with You -JaLae Thompson, Gary Haddock, Don Dana

Thursday, January 12, 2017
Annual Business Meeting and Conference

7:30 – 8:30 AM

REGISTRATION

8:00 – 8:45 AM

Breakfast & Annual Business Meeting

  • Establish Quorum
  • UEMA President’s Report
  • Minutes of the 2016 Annual Meeting – UEMA Secretary
  • 2016 UEMA Treasurer’s Report – UEMA Treasurer
  • New Business/Open Forum

8:45 – 9:15 AM

Opening, Welcome & Recognitions

  • Presentation of the Colors – Utah Highway Patrol Honor Guard
  • Brett Cross, 2016 UEMA President
  • Chief of Staff Justin Harding – Office of Govenor Gary Herbert
  • Director Kris Hamlet, MBA, UCEM – Utah Division of Emergency Management
  • Director Dean Penovich, MPH – Utah Department of Health Bureau of EMS/Preparedness

9:15 – 9:35 AM

BREAK

9:35 – 10:35 AM

KEYNOTE: The Big, the Bad, and the Ugly: Lessons Learned from a Year of EOC Activations – Savannah L. Martin

10:35 – 10:50 AM

BREAK

10:50 – 11:50 AM

KEYNOTE: How will we live tomorrow? – Paul E. Fallon

11:50 – 12:25 PM

UEMA Award Presentations

  • Member of the Year
  • President’s Award
  • UEMA Hall of Fame –  Fred Hall

12:25 – 1:25 PM

LUNCH – Vendor Presentations

1:25 – 2:25 PM

KEYNOTE: Leadership in a Crisis – Kevin Neary

2:25 – 2:50 PM

Community Award Presentations

  • Community Impact Award
  • Partners in Emergency Management Award
  • Utah DEM – Advanced Professional Series (APS) Certificates
  • Utah DEM – Utah Certified Emergency Manager/Associate Emergency Manager Certificates
  • IAEM Region VIII Citations

2:50 – 3:05 PM

BREAK – Last chance to network with Vendors and turn in Bingo Card

3:05 – 3:30 PM

Outgoing 2016 President – Brett Cross

  • UEMA White Hat Presentation – Chris Blinzinger, Will Lusk
  • Incoming 2017 President – Tal Ehlers
  • Vendor Prize Giveaway Drawing
  • Introduction of the 2017 UEMA Board of Directors

3:30 PM

Adjourn

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Incoming Board of Directors Organizational Meeting