Thursday, October 1, 2009

WSEMA/OEMA September 14-17, 2009

Washington State Emergency Management Association (WSEMA) partnered with Oregon Emergency Management Association (OEMA) on a very successful conference which took place on Sept. 14 – 17, 2009 for Northwest emergency managers and continuity planners.

Columbia County Emergency Management participated in this conference which provided classes such as:
Dealing with Stress in Responding to Crisis Issues
Facing Catastrophe Together: Exploring Pacific Northwest Collaboration.
Public/Private Partnerships in Oregon and Washington.
Who Depends on You? A Public Education Campaign that Moves People from Intention to Action
Social Media: From Definition to Deployment.
Washington's Statewide Resource Management Project.
FEMA Update on National Response Framework, NIMS Requirements, PREPCAST, LLIS.
Flood Fight Design, Planning and Methods Overview.
Global Climate Change - New Planning for Emergency Management.
National Weather Service Update: What's Ahead for the Coming Winter.

We look forward to implementing the learned skills and sharing the ideas we obtained during this conference.

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