Register Today: The 2017 Whole Community Summit on Nov 16th
4 Reasons To Attend
Piecing It Together:
Building Resilience Through Partnerships
About the Summit
Attendees at the 2017 will experience dynamics speakers and panels and diverse networking opportunities. The summit will feature leading business, voluntary organizations, and public safety officials who will present their firsthand observations from real-world disaster scenarios.
The summit will focus on providing participants an opportunity to assess their preparedness, response, and recovery capabilities. Throughout the day, participants will focus on the significance of building strong partnerships across public, private, and nonprofit sectors in Maryland to strengthen community resilience.
Light Breakfast and Lunch will be Provided
Thursday, November 16, 2017
*Please note change in location*
Ten Oaks Ballroom and Conference Center
5000 Signal Bell Lane
Clarksville, MD 21029
Valuable Content from Top Speakers
Private Sector Morning Breakout Session
Safety Concerns that Affect Business Continuity
Liberty Day, Assistant Director of Training
National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)
Frederick Ferrer, Branch Chief Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Anti-Terrorism Division
Maryland Coordination and Analysis Center
T. Rowe Price
Robin Remines, Executive Director
VOAD Morning Breakout Session
Recovery Initiatives = Successes Outside the Box
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region III
West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD)
– Run, Hide, Fight: Active Shooter Preparedness
Private Sector Afternoon Breakout Session
Back in Business: Lessons in Business Resilience
Lisa Crow, Senior Policy Analyst
Center for Health and Homeland Security
James Ott, Hospital Emergency Manager
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
James Morentz, Executive Director
Single Automated Business Exchange for Reporting, (SABER)
Paul Striedl, Business Continuity Manager Retail Business Services, an Ahold Delhaize Company
VOAD Afternoon Breakout Session
National VOAD - State VOAD - Community based organizations – Survivors
Greg Forrester, President and CEO National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster
Think Big! Generating Ideas to Prepare for the Future
Donald "Doc" Lumpkins
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The summit is free and open to representatives from businesses and community organizations in Maryland. If your responsibilities include involvement with your organization’s disaster planning and emergency preparedness efforts, this event is for you. The summit will draw a diverse group of participants with varying roles including:
Emergency management professionals
Business continuity planners
Healthcare/hospital emergency managers
Private sector industry risk managers
University/college emergency managers
Educators in the field of emergency management/homeland security
The summit does not have a dress code, however attendees typically wear business casual attire.
This one day summit will provide participants an opportunity to assess their preparedness, response, and recovery capabilities while networking with others in the emergency management field.
A light breakfast and lunch will be provided at no cost to attendees. If you have any dietary restrictions please contact Jessica Nusbuam (firstname.lastname@example.org).
If you require special assistance or other reasonable accommodations to fully participate in this event, please email Charissa Cooper (email@example.com). Information regarding disabilities and special assistance will remain confidential.
MEMA takes photographs during its meetings and events for use in our newsletters, websites, and social media accounts.
The 2017 Summit will be held on November 16, 2017 at the Ten Oaks Ballroom and Conference Center located at 5000 Signal Bell Lane Clarksville, Md 21029. Registration will occur from 8:00 am to 9:00 am. The summit will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.