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Title: Innovating with Disaster Drills and Exercises
Date: Thursday, June 18
Time: 1pm ET/Noon CT/ 11am MT/10am PT
Synopsis: First Responders Group at the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate and FEMA’s Higher Education Program are co-sponsoring this event to share innovative approaches to designing and conducting drills and exercises. Guest presenters include Carla Boyce, director of FEMA’s National Exercise Division; Douglas Kahn, program manager for FEMA’s Virtual Table Top Exercise Program; and Boyce Wilson, homeland security planner for the Heart of Texas Council of Governments. Attendees can earn a certificate of completion and Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits upon completing a short quiz at the end of the event.
- Understand opportunities to innovate within the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) process
- Explain how virtual exercises can efficiently and effectively meet your objectives
- Identify best practices and innovative approaches to design, conduct and evaluate exercises [jh]