[gis_info] WAURISA & FEMA’s Emergency & Disaster Preparedness for the GIS Professional 1-day workshop, Febr. 4, 2014

DENOUDEN Bob * CIO bob.denouden at state.or.us
Tue Jan 14 08:34:20 PST 2014

An event of possible interest from our friends up north:

Date:    Mon, 13 Jan 2014 15:26:29 -0800
From:    Amanda Taub <ataub_gis at YAHOO.COM>
Subject: Register now for WAURISA & FEMA’s Emergency & Disaster Preparedness for the GIS Professional 1-day workshop, Febr. 4, 2014

WAURISA and FEMA are hosting a full day workshop at the NOAA Sandpoint facility designed to inform the GIS professional how to be prepared for supporting emergency and disaster events. This workshop is a lecture style presentation with key speakers from our region covering both Federal and State level topics as well as local themes. Topics will include overviews of State response systems, HAZUS overview and case examples, concepts and techniques useful for the local GIS technician. The workshop is geared for the GIS professional familiar with using a GIS but interested in being more prepared for supporting responses to a disaster. No lunch is included, however the facility has a cafeteria and people are also welcome to bring their own lunch.

Registration is due by January 30th, 2014

Student member: $15
Student non-member: $30
Professional member: $25
Professional non-member: $40
Late Fee +$10

Online registration at www.regonline.com/GIS_EmergencyManagement<http://www.regonline.com/GIS_EmergencyManagement>

Speakers & Presentations
- Peter Tassoni – WAEMD State Hazard Mitigation Officer, Overview of GIS/Hazus at the State level for mitigation and disaster response
- Kelly Stone, FEMA Region X - Hazus Overview

- Josh Keller staff - FEMA and GIS during disaster response
- Ray Cakir, WADNR - Natural Hazard Viewer
- Mike Price - Fire mapping and analysis tools
- Dennis Higgins, King County - Supporting an EOC
- Chris Rogers, Lieutenant, Kirkland Fire Department (WA) NAPSG Regional Coordinator, Pacific Northwest Region - Supporting your local incident responder

8:30-9:00am Registration
9:00 -12:30 Morning Session on Federal and State topics
12:30-1:30 Lunch at the NOAA Sandpoint cafeteria
1:30-2:00 Tentative- Tour of NOAA Forecast Center
2:00-4:30 Afternoon Session on local response topics

Amanda H.S. Taub, GISP
WAURISA Marketing Chair
CWGIS Organize

Bob DenOuden, GISP
Oregon GIS Framework Coordinator
DAS/CIO Geospatial Enterprise Office
155 Cottage St. NE, 4th Floor
Salem, OR 97301
office: (503) 378-3157 cell: (503) 428-4892


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