2021 National ResilienceEXCH Virtual Summit
January 26-28, 2021
 12:30pm - 6:00pm EST (each day)
ResilienceEXCH 2021
A new environment for joint problem-solving and collaborative research to produce solutions that can reduce your risks and increase the resilience of the nation's critical infrastructure.
The All Hazards Consortium (AHC) invites you to participate in the 2021 National ResilienceEXCH (Exchange) Virtual Summit on January 26-28, 2021.

Over the course of three half-days, several hundred participants will learn, network, and collaborate with private sector critical infrastructure partners, state emergency managers, DHS/CISA, DHS/FEMA, trade associations, academia, industry, and research groups.

STRATEGIES - Day 1 will focus on resilience issues in industry and government and strategies to address them.

INITIATIVES - Day 2 will focus on resilience initiatives and projects

TRAINING - Day 3 will focus on training and education for resilience-related solutions, innovations, and research.
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The All Hazards Consortium (AHC) invites you to participate in the 2021 National ResilienceEXCH (Exchange) Virtual Summit on January 26-28, 2021.

Over the course of three half-days, several hundred participants will learn, network, and collaborate with private sector critical infrastructure partners, state emergency managers, DHS/CISA, DHS/FEMA, trade associations, academia, industry, and research groups.

STRATEGIES - Day 1 will focus on resilience issues in industry and government and strategies to address them.

INITIATIVES - Day 2 will focus on resilience initiatives and projects

TRAINING - Day 3 will focus on training and education for resilience-related solutions, innovations, and research.
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Our virtual price is lower than our In-person price, plus…
● You don’t have to commute!
● No parking fees
● Don’t have to dress up (or even shower!)
● No waiting in line to check in

Tuition includes:
● Access to all sessions and breakout groups
● Access to sponsored chat session
● Access to all available training materials

Fees:
Private Sector: $245 ( regular $295 )
Government Employees: Complimentary
*** Early Bird Pricing Ends: December 15, 2020 ***
Government Employees: Complimentary

Why Attend

This unique, one-of-a-kind cross-sector forum is designed to help participants to: 

● Create increased awareness of cross-sector vulnerabilities and inter-dependencies in supply chains to ensure the security and reliability of our nation's critical functions and systems.

● Understanding key risk considerations and risk reduction strategies to protect your employees, contractors, customers, supply chains, and communities.

● Become equipped with new ideas, approaches, and perspectives that will inspire you to immediately apply what you have learned to your day-to-day activities.

● Be exposed to new solutions and initiatives that will help shape your planning and partner development efforts for 2021.

Registrants Include:

● Alabama Emergency Management Agency
● American Logistics Aid Network
● American Red Cross
● AmerisourceBergen Corporation
● Automated Reports & Consolidated Ordering System
● Bent Ear Solutions LLC
● California Resiliency Alliance
● City and County of Denver
● County of Chester
● Currituck County
● District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department
● Department of Homeland Security
● Department of Emergency and Customer Communications (DECC)
● Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency
● District Department of Transportation
● District of Columbia Department of Public Works
● District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
● Duke Energy
● Edison Electric Institute
● Energy Marketers Association of America
● Federal Emergency Management Agency
● Governor Kay Ivey's Cabinet
● Healthcare Ready
● Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
● Honolulu Board of Water Supply
● Idaho National Laboratory
● Indiana Department of Homeland Security
● King County Emergency Management
● Law Enforcement Coordination Center (Department of Justice)
● Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company
● Maryland Department of Transportation
● Maryland Department of the Environment
● Maryland Emergency Management Agency
● Maryland State Highway Administration
● Michigan Department of Transportation
● The National Aeronautics and Space Administration
● Edison Electric Institute
● North Carolina Emergency Management
● North Carolina Emergency Management Association
● North Carolina Emergency Management
● North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority
● Pennsylvania Department of Health-Bureau of Emergency Preparedness and Response
● Pennsylvania Department of Emergency Management Association
● Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
● Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
● South Central Pennsylvania Task Force
● StormCenter Communications, Inc.
● The Food Industry Association
● Transportation Security Administration
● United States Navy
● University of Nebraska at Omaha
● Virginia Department of Emergency Management
● Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services

Why a Virtual Summit?

It is important we all stay safe and practice social distancing to beat COVID-19. This doesn’t mean that you have to put your professional development and engagement with others on hold. We can connect virtually with the high-quality programming you’ve come to expect from All Hazards Consortium and its partner organizations in government and the private sector including power, fuel, transportation, telecommunications, food, medical, water, retails, finance, pharmaceutical, information technology, and supply chain related sectors.

How it Works – Before the Summit

How it Works – During the Summit

  • Be ready to use ZOOM as the platform. We encourage you to log in with a camera-enabled device if you would like to take advantage of the interactive sessions.
  • Connect by asking questions, answering live polls, and chatting with presenters and other participants.
  • Learn about the industry’s top vendors serving industry and government through our virtual reception.
  • ​Complete the Post Summit survey with your feedback.
  • ​All registrants will have an opportunity to purchase access to session recordings to view at a later date via an All Access Pass offer.

2021 Summit Executive Steering Committee

Tom Moran

Executive Director, 
All Hazards Consortium

Laura Schepis

Edison Electric Institute, Electricity Sub-Sector Coordinating Council

Denise Anderson

President, Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center

Mike Zappone

SISE WG Chair, Multi-State Fleet Response Working Group

Kent Kildow

Director, Business Continuity & Emergency Management at Verizon & SISE Working Group Chair

Kari Hicks

Sr. Geographic Information System Analyst, 
Duke Energy Corporation

Persia Payne-Hurley

Private Sector Manager & BEOC Coordinator, North Carolina  Department of Emergency Management Association

Nicolette Louissaint

Executive Director,
Healthcare Ready

Chris McIntosh

Chief Executive Officer, 
Bent Ear Solutions LLC

David Vanderbloemen

Principal Consultant at DV Consulting, LLC & Retired, Electric Sector

Marvin Goldberg

President and CEO, Independence Group Holdings and Associates Inc.

Chad Ross

Manager, Industry Relations & Total Store Collaboration, The Food Industry Association

Carlos D. Torres

Independent Consultant/Experienced Utility-Emergency Management Executive

Bethany Elliott

Program Support Specialist, Alabama State Private Sector Liaison

Molly Dougherty

External Affairs & Private Sector Liaison, Pennsylvania Department of Emergency Management Association

Mike Sprayberry

Director, North Carolina Emergency Management

Jim Nowak

Sr. Director, Operations, Products & Services, ARCOS

Greg McShane

Program Management Analyst, Integrated Operations Division, DHS CISA

Agenda At A Glance

DAY 1 – Tuesday, January 26, 2021
12:30PM – 6:00PM EST

What does resiliency mean to you? What policies exist?
What challenges prevent you from being more resilient?
What are the needs to improve resiliency?

12:30-12:45 PM - Virtual Welcome, Opening Remarks & Resiliency Scenario for the Day

Laura Johnson, Director of Conferences, All Hazards Consortium
Tom Moran, Executive Director, All Hazards Consortium
Chris Geldart, Board President, All Hazards Consortium and Director, DC Department of Public Works

12:45-1:05 PM - Day One Keynote Presentation: Collective Defense: Advancing Public-Private Partnerships

Tom Fanning, President & CEO, Southern Company

A member of the U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission and the CEO of one of America’s largest utility companies, Mr. Fanning will discuss the importance of a collective defense and how we advance protections of the nation’s systemically important critical infrastructure, bolster the joint collaborative environment and address systemic risks. 

1:05-2:20 PM - ISAC Sectors Talk Resiliency & Coordination

Moderator: Denise Anderson, President, Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC)

Panelists Include: 
- Joe Viens, Communications ISAC
- Sarah Bigham, Research and Education ISAC
- Sam Visner, Space ISAC
- Andrew Dolan, Multi-State ISAC

This session will discuss upcoming strategies for resilience by the ISACs, and a review of the Tri-Sector coordinating effort.

2:20-2:30 PM - Virtual Break 
2:30-3:30 PM - Panel: Cross-Sector Resiliency Challenges During COVID-19

Moderator: Kelly McKinney, Emergency Manager, NYU Langone Medical Center

Panelists Include:
- Sherri Stone, Vice President, Energy Marketers of America (EMA)
- Doug Baker, Vice President, Food Industry Association (FMI)
- Robert Crow, Director, Global Business Resilience, AmerisourceBergen Corporation

Learn how various sectors pivoted since the pandemic outbreak and most essential lessons learned including supply chain issues.

3:30-3:40 PM - Virtual Break 
3:40-4:50 PM - Panel: State Perspectives on Regional and Cross-Sector Resilience

Moderator: Persia Payne-Hurley, Private Sector Manager & BEOC Coordinator, North Carolina Emergency Management

Panelists:
- Michael A. Sprayberry, Director, North Carolina Emergency Management
- Brian Hastings, Director, Alabama Emergency Management Agency
- Jeffrey A. Thomas, Executive Deputy Director, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency

Learn how the States had to adjust their planning with each other and the private sector since the pandemic outbreak and their most essential lessons-learned.

4:50-5:00 PM - Virtual Break 
5:00-6:00 PM - Panel: Strategies for Government & Industry Coordination

Moderator: Kelly McKinney, Emergency Manager, NYU Langone Medical Center

Panelists:
- Tom Farmer, Assistant Vice President - Security, Association of American Railroads (AAR)
- Chris Geldart, Board President, All Hazards Consortium and Director, DC Department of Public Works

During large scale disasters or pandemics, government and industry partnerships and coordination are crucial to resiliency. Each panelist will share their experiences on best practices for effective coordination.

6:00-6:30 PM - Optional Virtual Networking Reception / End of Day One

DAY 2 – Wednesday, January 27, 2021
12:30PM – 6:00PM EST
What’s being done (projects and initiatives) to strengthen resiliency? 

12:30-12:40 PM - Virtual Welcome, Opening Remarks & Resiliency Scenario for the Day

Mike Zapponne, Chair, Multi-State Fleet Response Working Group

Learn about the DHS CISA Integrated Operations Center (IOC), what is does, how it aggregates critical infrastructure threats and information, and how it benefits industry.

12:40-1:10 PM - Day Two Keynote Presentation: Integrated Operations Center

Rick Driggers, Assistant Director, Integrated Operations Division, DHS CISA

Learn about the DHS CISA IOC and how it benefits industry

1:10-2:10 PM - Public/Private Partnerships for Regional Cyber Resilience - Best Practices from the Pacific Northwest

Moderator: Matt Morrison, CEO, Pacific Northwest Economic Region

Panelists Include:
- Mike Hamilton, CISSP, CISO, President, and Founder of CI Security
- Eric Holdeman, Director, Center for Regional Disaster Resilience
- Alisha King, CEM, Emergency Manager, Washington Technology Solutions

2:10-2:15 PM - Virtual Break 
2:15-3:15 PM - Public-Private Operational Partnerships for Power Restoration - Combating All Hazards Threats

Moderator: Laura Schepis, Senior Director, National Security, Edison Electric Institute

Panelists Include:
- Adrienne Lotto, Senior Director, Energy Security & Resilience Programs, New York Power Authority
- Sam Rozenberg, Senior Director, Security and Resilience, American Public Power Association (APPA)
- Steve Swick, Vice President & Chief Security Officer, American Electric Power 
- David Terry, Executive Director, National Association of State Energy Officials

Over the past 20 years, the electricity sub-sector has strengthened its partnerships with federal and state governments to increase coordination and counter an expanding array of threats. Experts from diverse backgrounds will share insights into how the sub sector and its government partners can build upon these successes going forward.

3:15-3:50 PM - Promoting Information-Sharing with Process Transparency: COVID-19 & SolarWinds

Brian Tishuk, Executive Director, Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council

A transparent, repeatable incident response process facilitates information-sharing, and resilience. Learn the approach taken by the financial sector approach to address the pandemic and supply chain compromise.

3:50-4:00 PM - Virtual Break 
4:00-4:55 PM - Breakouts Begin 
6:00-6:30 PM - Optional Virtual Networking Reception / End of Day Two

DAY 3 – Thursday, January 28, 2021
12:30PM – 6:00PM EST
How can you learn from the available solutions (or those that are being produced?)
How can you address resiliency challenges moving forward?

12:30-2:15 PM - Breakout Sessions
2:15-2:25 PM - Virtual Break 
2:25-4:45 PM - Breakout Sessions 
4:45-4:50 PM - Virtual Break 
4:50-5:50 PM - Breakout Sessions 
5:50-6:00 PM - Closing Remarks and Virtual Conference Adjourn/ End of Day Three

*Agenda is subject to change.

Track One
4:00-4:55 PM - Cross-Sector Information Sharing for Planning, Preparing, and Responding to Wildfires and PSPS in a COVID-19 Environment – Lessons from 2020

Monika Stoeffl, Executive Director, California Resiliency Alliance (CRA)

Abby Browning, Chief of Private Sector & NGO Coordination, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services

This presentation will highlight insights and lessons in information sharing from the early days of the pandemic through the wildfires to the Public Safety Power Shutoffs in the final days of 2020. It will explore questions such as how did the pandemic change what information was shared, what were some of the challenges faced, and what worked and is being brought forward into 2021 to be applied to future events. 

Track Two
4:00-4:55 PM - Introduction to Operational Readiness Level Standards (ORLS)

Kent Kildow, Chair, SISE GIS Working Group, Director, Business Continuity & Emergency Management at Verizon

Kari Hicks, Chair, SISE GIS Working Group and Senior GIS Analyst, Duke Energy Corporation

Chris McIntosh, CO-CHair, SISE GIS Working Group, CEO, Bent Ear Solutions, LLC

Learn how a new data confidence standard can increase your confidence in data products and accelerate your decision-making during disasters.
Track One
4:55-5:30 PM - Benefits of State Business Emergency Operation (BEOC) Programs

Persia Payne-Hurley, Private Sector Manager & BEOC Coordinator, North Carolina Emergency Management

Molly Dougherty, External Affairs & Private Sector Liaison, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency

Learn how States work "operationally" with the private sector to enhance resilience.
Track Two
4:55-5:30 PM - A New Approach in Cybersecurity for Collective Defense

Tripp Hardy, CEO, Reprivata

In an environment where adversaries are increasingly using machine learning to continuously scan organizations and their third parties for vulnerabilities, implementing "Zero Trust" policies and micro-segmentation is needed to ensure protection of critical assets, and actionable information sharing is needed to stay ahead of rapidly evolving attacks. In this session, attendees will learn about a "new approach" to cybersecurity that will secure every device, every network, everywhere - even third parties.

Track One
5:30-6:00 PM - Using DHS' ESF#14 for Private Sector Coordination

Rob Glenn, Director, Office of Business, Industry, and Infrastructure Integration, Federal Emergency Management Agency

Dana Ahrens, Emergency Response Operations Branch, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

Learn how the new ESF#14 policy directive is helping to organize government and improve operational coordination with the private sector during major disasters or incidents.

Track Two
5:30-6:00 PM - Current Cyber Threats and Mitigation Techniques for Frontline Employees

Sean Stajkowski, Intelligence Analyst, Pennsylvania State Police, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

This session will provide an overview of current cyber threats, which have affected critical infrastructure in the past few months, the basis behind proper cyber hygiene, and mitigation strategies for frontline workers to reduce the likelihood of a successful attack.
Track One - CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATION - Moderated by Anthony Hurley, Consultant, Utilities and Critical Infrastructure, Emergency Management & Physical Security Professional
12:30-1:15 PM - National Risk Management Center Update

Bob Kolasky, Director, National Risk Management Center, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Learn how the National Risk Management Center (NRMC) leverages sector and stakeholder expertise to identify the most significant risks to the nation, and coordinates risk reduction activities to ensure critical infrastructure is secure and resilient.

Track Two - INDUSTRY TOOLS - Moderated by George Giangi, Chair, Business, Industry & Infrastructure, South Central PA Task Force
12:30-1:15 PM - Paradigm Shift to an Operational Resilience Model

Bill Nelson, Chair and CEO, Global Resilience Federation

Traditional IT security tools focus on Identity, Detection, Prevention, and Response. However, ransomware, wiper malware and other destructive attacks has caused the need for a paradigm shift to implement solutions that enable an enterprise to fully recover data, applications, systems, networks, and configurations, plus restore physical assets and operational technologies. This session will discuss multi-sector initiatives underway to develop recovery rules and guidelines to achieve true operational resilience from IT, physical, and OT threats.

Track Three - GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR RESILIENCE- Moderated by Kari Hicks, Senior GIS Analyst, Duke Energy Corporation
12:30-1:15 PM - How to Securely Collaborate Your Data with the SISE - On/Off Data Sharing

Kari Hicks, Chair, SISE GIS Working Group and Senior GIS Analyst, Duke Energy Corporation

Dave Jones, CEO, Stormcenter Communications

This session will provide participants with an overview of a new technology that allows the secure collaboration of data between disparate systems by providing a unique on/off capability so that data connections are not left always on or open to hackers or other types of cyber attacks.
Track One - CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATION - Moderated by Anthony Hurley, Consultant, Utilities and Critical Infrastructure, Emergency Management & Physical Security Professional
1:15-2:15 PM - Powering Through - Building Critical Infrastruture Resilience

Mary Lasky, Chair, InfraGard National Disaster Resilience Council and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Richard Krieg, Editor, Journal of Critical Infrastructure Policy

David Winks, Chief Science Officer, Renewable Energy Aggregators

In this session, you'll learn more about InfraGard's findings on what are the effects on critical infrastructure if electric power was not available for at least 30 days, how infrastructure can help to restore and recover electric power and what companies can do now to be more resilient. A special emphasis will be made on hospitals and communications.

Track Two - INDUSTRY TOOLS - Moderated by George Giangi, Chair, Business, Industry & Infrastructure, South Central PA Task Force
1:15-2:15 PM - Commercial Routing Assistance App for Vehicle Movement

Gregory C. McShane, Integrated Operations Division - Strategy, Policy, & Resources, CISA/DHS

Timothy R. Klett, Infrastructure Assurance and Analysis, Idaho National Laboratory

Ollie Gagnon III, Chief Strategist and Relationship Manager, Idaho National Laboratory

Learn how you can use the Commercial Routing Assistance (CRA) app which provides the latest information relevant to commercial organizations and drivers, state transportation officials and regulators, federal transportation officials, and trade associations who rely upon continuous vehicle movement to meet their mission.

Track Three - GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR RESILIENCE- Moderated by Kari Hicks, Senior GIS Analyst, Duke Energy Corporation
1:15-2:15 PM - Virtual Exercise: Using the New ORL Data Confidence Standard in the Real World

Kari Hicks, Chair, SISE GIS Working Group and Senior GIS Analyst, Duke Energy Corporation

Dave Vanderbloemen, CEO, DV Consulting, Former Dominion Energy Operational Executive

This session will provide participants with an overview of a new technology that allows the secure collaboration of data between disparate systems by providing a unique on/off capability so that data connections are not left always on or open to hackers or other types of cyber attacks.

Track One - CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATION - Moderated by Anthony Hurley, Consultant, Utilities and Critical Infrastructure, Emergency Management & Physical Security Professional
2:25-3:10 PM - Demand Oriented Decision Making in Supply Constrained Environments

Kathy Fulton, Executive Director, American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) 

Philip J. Palin, Supply Chain Resilience Expert

Jarrod Goentzel, Director, MIT Humanitarian Supply Chain Lab

Join leading supply chain resilience experts for a conversation on demand oriented decision making. Learn how differentiated targeting of demand is critical especially in a supply constrained environment. Examples from PPE, grocery, and vaccine supply chains will provide the background for this session.
Track Two - INDUSTRY TOOLS - Moderated by George Giangi, Chair, Business, Industry & Infrastructure, South Central PA Task Force
2:25-3:10 PM - Fleet Movement App for Transportation Planners and Decision Makers 

Carrie Tropasso, GIS Manager, Bent Ear Solutions, LLC

Bethany Elliott, State Private Sector Liaison, Alabama Emergency Management Agency

In this session, you'll learn about how a new app that was tested during the 2020 hurricane season by the AHC, private sector-led SISE (Sensitive Information Sharing Environmnet) efforts to expedite the movement of private sector repair fleets, resources and supply chains across multiple state borders following disasters. 

Track Three - GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR RESILIENCE- Moderated by Kari Hicks, Senior GIS Analyst, Duke Energy Corporation
2:25-3:10 PM - A State Model for Private Sector Information-Sharing - North Carolina's WebEOC Platform Training and Demo

Persia Payne-Hurley, Private Sector Manager and BEOC Coordinator, North Carolina Emergency Management

Participants in this session will learn how North Carolina Emergency Management has leveraged their WebEOC software and innovative business rules to create 7 unique applications to support private sector members and county partners with more organized information and streamlined processes during disaters. Participants will learn how it works, how the private sector benefits from access to this information, and how to enhance operational coordination and resilience during disasters.

Track One - CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATION - Moderated by Anthony Hurley, Consultant, Utilities and Critical Infrastructure, Emergency Management & Physical Security Professional
3:10-4:00 PM - Resilience in Energy during the Pandemic

Hailey Siple, Manager, National Security Policy, Edison Electric Institute

Anna Ballance, Advisor, Policy and Partnerships at Electricity Information Sharing and Analysis Center

Channing Spencer, Cyber and Infrastructure Security Assistant, Edison Electric Institute

Amanda Sramek, Manager, Security,    
American Gas Association

Join a discussion of the energy sector’s quick and collaborative response in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, and explore how a diverse cross-section of the industry came together to share experiences and recommend adaptable strategies to keep essential workers safe and ensure reliability in an unprecedented operating environment.

Track Two - INDUSTRY TOOLS - Moderated by George Giangi, Chair, Business, Industry & Infrastructure, South Central PA Task Force
3:10-4:00 PM - Using the Endeavor Model for Information Exchange

Molly Dougherty, External Affairs & Private Sector Liaison, Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency

Patrick T. Shull, Director, Security and Risk Assessment, Harrisburg Properties

Carmela Hinderaker, Sr. Director, Business Continuity & Customer Support, C&S Family of Companies

This session will focus on the private sector perspective on how Pennsylvania's ENDEAVOR Working Group Model has helped businesses work with each other and with State Office of Emergency Management to solve operation problems in transportation, COVID-19, supply chain, and information-sharing.

Track Three - GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR RESILIENCE- Moderated by Kari Hicks, Senior GIS Analyst, Duke Energy Corporation
3:10-4:00 PM - Secure Information Sharing with SISE-net

Tom Moran, Executive Director, All Hazards Consortium

Gregory C. McShane, Integrated Operations Division - Strategy, Policy, & Resources, CISA/DHS

SISE-net is a new, secure private information-sharing network that connects operations centers in government and industry. In this session, participants will learn the operational value SISE-net will bring to state and private sector, the operational coordination on specific topics, how information is shared and protected, and how to engage SISE-net for their organization.

Track One - CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATION - Moderated by Anthony Hurley, Consultant, Utilities and Critical Infrastructure, Emergency Management & Physical Security Professional
4:00-4:45 PM - Coordinating Donations: COVID-19

Nicolette Louissant, Executive Director, Healthcare Ready

Sarah Baker, Programs Director, Healthcare Ready

The presentation will provide an overview of the supply chain and donations coordination work undertaken by Healthcare Ready during the COVID-19 pandemic, in partnership with private sector and NGO partners. The session will provide a review of the actions and strategies used to right size donation coordination during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Track Two - INDUSTRY TOOLS - Moderated by George Giangi, Chair, Business, Industry & Infrastructure, South Central PA Task Force
4:00-4:45 PM - The National Vetted PPE Exchange

John Molnar, Director, Program Management Office, All Hazards Consortium

Learn about a new sourcing model for PPE that was developed jointly by State, federal and industry stakeholders to address the PPE shortage issues nationwide. This session will include training on how it was developed, its current state, future resources to be added, and how you can leverage it for your organization.

Track Three - GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR RESILIENCE- Moderated by Kari Hicks, Senior GIS Analyst, Duke Energy Corporation
4:00-4:45 PM - How GIS and Data is Helping FEMA Decision-Making

Chris Vaughan, Geospatial Information Officer, FEMA

This session will teach participants about how FEMA's GIS platform is being developed to help increase situational awareness within the lifeline sectors during disasters. Topics include how the platform is being developed, the current data available, and future plans for the platform.

Track One - CROSS-SECTOR COLLABORATION - Moderated by Anthony Hurley, Consultant, Utilities and Critical Infrastructure, Emergency Management & Physical Security Professional
4:50-5:50 PM - 5-1-1 Initiative

Michael Overton, Geospatial Technology Development Lead, Idaho National Lab

Timely, accurate, and actionable national traffic and road closure information is difficult to come by. Services by 3rd party data providers are hard to validate, or come from unofficial sources making it difficult for decision-makers to trust. In partnership with AHC and DHS, Idaho National Lab has researched, built, and aggregated transportation data from state 511 traffic information systems to synchronize and standardize a single database that can be used by transportation planners, drivers, researchers and analytic groups. This session will provide an overview of this initiative, what information is provided within this dataset, and how to utilize and access it. You'll also get a live demonstration of the data displayed in an ESRI Web Map.

Track Two - INDUSTRY TOOLS - Moderated by George Giangi, Chair, Business, Industry & Infrastructure, South Central PA Task Force
4:50-5:50 PM - Cyber-CHAMP: A Tool for Organizational Cybersecurity Workforce Development 

Ralph F. Ley, Department Manager, Workforce Development and Training, Idaho National Laboratory

Dr. Shane D. Stailey, DCS-IA, Senior Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Professional, Training Opportunities and Strategy Lead, Idaho National Laboratory

Learn about Idaho National Laboratory's innovative cybersecurity workforce development model, Cyber-CHAMP, which engages industry, government, and academia to provide direct and practical solutions to help solve our nation's security/cybersecurity workforce development dilemma and provides an ROI model that can justify your training investment.
Track Three - GEOSPATIAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) FOR RESILIENCE- Moderated by Kari Hicks, Senior GIS Analyst, Duke Energy Corporation
4:50-5:50 PM - Using GIS for Situational Awareness - Training Session

Chris McIntosh, CEO, Bent Ear Solutions, LLC

Carrie Tropasso, GIS Manager, Bent Ear Solutions, LLC

In this training session you'll review basic situational awareness concepts and how to translate your needs to geospatial requirements. You'll learn how to make a map to provide you with greater situational awareness and be able to turn that map into a dashboard that you can use as a visual tool for faster-decision making.

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