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Regional Emergency Preparedness Conference

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Start:
September 13, 2017 8:00 am
End:
September 13, 2017 5:00 pm

Venue

Multiple Rooms
401 S. Buchanan Amarillo, TX 79101 United States
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Regional Emergency Preparedness Conference
September 13, 2017
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Heritage Room and Regency Room, Entrance #4

Speakers
Dr. Igor Shepherd
A former Russian military physician and officer, will share with us the “insider” story on the 1986 Chernobyl  Nuclear Plant incident.  His presentations will include details on the hazardous conditions faced by the initial first responders.

Dr. Kevin Kloesel
A University Meteorologist for the University of Oklahoma.  His topic will focus on the decision making that must occur when hosting large outdoor events.  Kevin will put you in the hot seat as to what your decision would have been for recent events that were weather threatened.

Judge Judy Hobbs
Justice of the Peace in Williamson County, Judge Hobbs will take us back to the Jarrell tornado of 1997.  This retrospective view of fatality management practices and lessons from over 20 years ago will enlighten us as to how far our preparedness and training strategies have come.

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