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2013 Kentucky Inclusive Emergency Preparedness Conference


Apr. 25 – 26, 2013

Crowne Plaza –Louisville Airport
Louisville, KY




An In-depth Preparedness Conference that Fosters Relationships Between Emergency Management, Public Health and Disability Communities

What You Will Learn

  • Meeting FEMA Functional Needs Support Services Sheltering Guidelines
  • Providing Accessible Services in Sheltering Situations
  • Greater Understanding of Disability and Emergency Management Communities
  • Accessible Communications and Outreach Capabilities
  • Responding to Citizens with Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities
  • Cost-effective Temporary Accessible Modifications to Shelters

Speakers Include:
Richard Devylder, Special Advisor for Accessible Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation
Mike Houston, Disability Integration Specialist, FEMA Region V
Brigadier General John Heltzel, Director, Kentucky Division of Emergency Management
Jody Dickhaut, Disaster Response Coordinator, 7th Day Adventist Disaster Service
Karin Ford, Disability Consultant, Iowa Department of Public Health
Sherry Buresh, Director of Disaster Relief, Christian Appalachian Project
And Others…

Keynote Speeches – Interactive Panel Discussions – Facilitated Audience Discussion Sessions – Breakfast
Lunch – Accessible Technology Demonstrations – Networking Opportunities – Exhibitor Booths

Registration is Limited to 150 Attendees
Registration Fee: Complimentary

For more information visit the conference website or call Brian Lake: (703) 894-7414

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