Local Supply Chain Capacity in a Crisis:                                                                    A Regional Recovery Resource Exercise and Planning Summit

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8:00 AM Registration

Wednesday January 30, 2013 at 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM EST


Thursday January 31, 2013 from 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM EST

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Boeing Conference Center 
1200 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22209

Driving Directions 

Registration is currently closed. Please contact Charlotte Franklin about remaining registrations for this event.


Charlotte Franklin 
Arlington Office of Emergency Management 

About This Exercise and Summit    

When disaster strikes a community, fast delivery of resources is critical to efficient emergency operations, saving lives and shortening community recovery time. A better understanding of how supply chains operate both in normal and in emergency situations is necessary to continue to improve response and recovery.

Since Katrina, and using the most recent catastrophes and disasters as a guide, we can see that there have been many improvements to how vital resources get delivered post-event.  However, there remain the most difficult challenges, many of which seem un-resolvable.

Expert panelists will lead open innovative discussions between public, for-profit and not-for profit sector event participants to resolve the most difficult recovery resource delivery challenges remaining. The goal of this event is to promote a local supply chain capacity-focused approach to disaster resource planning and based on outcomes of this event to develop a Local Supply Chain Capacity Recommendation Report to guide this focus forward. 

This is a two-day event for emergency managers and professionals, grocers, retailers, financial institutions, medical suppliers and providers, participants in supply chain logistics, non-profit and faith-based resource distributors, and critical infrastructure stewards. 

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Host   Arlington Office of Emergency Management

Partners   Northern Virginia Emergency Response System (NVERS), All Hazards Consortium, and The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP)

Funding   Regional Catastrophic Preparedness Grant Program (RCPGP)

Local Supply Chain Capacity in a Crisis Summit Exercise 

Critical Infrastructure January 30, 2013 (Day 1)

8:00 a.m.   Registration. Light Breakfast Fare. IND Catastrophic Event Video
8:30 a.m.   Transportation Panel and Remedy Open Discussion

• Irv Varkonyi, President, Supply Chain Operations Preparedness Education (SCOPE)

• David Willauer, Manager, Transportation and Geospatial Technologies, IEM; Planning Director, Greater Portland Council of Governments 

• Tom Durham, Senior Project Manager, Emergency Management, Atkins Global 

• Tom Murta, Asst.  Vice President, Operations Compliance, CSX Rail
9:30 a.m.   Communications Systems Panel and Remedy Open Discussions

• Michael Aisenberg, Principal, Cyber Policy, MITRE 

• Tiffany Olsen-Jones, Director, Public Sector Strategy and Programs, Symantec 

• Jose' Holguin-Veras, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
10:30 a.m.   Power and Remedy Open Discussion

• Rear Admiral Daniel Abel, First District Commander (northeast), US Coast Guard [oversight over Hurricane Sandy recovery] 

• John Morrill, CEM, Energy Manager, Arlington County Department of Environmental Services

• Rear Admiral (ret.) Tom Atkin, Managing Principle, Atkin Group 

• Alisa Newman Hood, Adjunct Professor (Oil and Gas Law), Georgetown University Law Center
11:30 a.m.  Box Lunch Break
12:00 p.m.  Keynote and Q & A 

• Admiral (ret.) Thad Allen, U.S. Coast Guard, Currently Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
12:45 p.m.  Interdependency Discussion 

• Jeanne Meserve, President, Shore Road Multimedia, LLC, Formerly CNN Correspondent Homeland Security
2:30 p.m.  Adjourn

Supply Chain Delivery January 31, 2013

8:00 a.m.   Registration. Light Breakfast Fare. 
8:30 a.m.   Financial Resources Panel and Remedy Open Discussion 

• Elizabeth Berkner, CISSP, GISP, Information Security Officer, Assistant Vice President, Burke & Herbert Bank

• Ron Daly, President/CEO, Digital Mailer Communications, Executive Director NCRFirst Group

• Marlene Roberts, Senior Specialist Critical Infrastructure Protection, FDIC
9:30 a.m.   Medical Supplies Panel and Remedy Open Discussion

• Craig DeAtley PA-C, Director, Institute for Public Health Emergency Readiness,  MedStar and Emergency Manager (MWHC and MNRH) 

• Ern Blackwelder,  Chief Executive Officer, OnSite Health

• Emily St. Martin Lord, ABCP, Senior Consultant and Response Program Support Team Leader, RxResponse

• Jin Kim, Community Leader, Walgreens Co.

• R.P. Mauskapf, MPA, Colonel, USMC (ret.) Director Emergency Preparedness, Virginia Department of Health
10:30 a.m.  Vital Supplies and Remedy Open Discussion 

• Joe Heckman, Manager, Emergency Planning and Preparedness,  Wal-Mart

• Christine Curtis, Vice President, Corporate Projects, C&S Wholesale Grocers INC

• John T. (Jock) Menzies, President, American Logistics Assistance Network (ALAN)

• Nancy J. Harris, Logistics Project Manager, Regional Integration Center (RIC) NY-NJ-CT-PA
11:30 a.m.  Box Lunch Break
12:00 p.m.  Keynote and Q & A 

• Charley Shimanski, Red Cross Senior VP Disaster Services
12:45 p.m.  Interdependency Discussion

• Jill Bossi, Red Cross Chief Procurement Officer

2:30 p.m.   Adjourn

Location Details

Boeing Conference Center, located at:
1200 Wilson Boulevard, 

Arlington, VA 22209


For security and to establish a confidential environment, pre-registration is required. You will need a photo ID and your identity confirmed before you can enter the room.  Please allow additional time to be checked-in. Visitors must present photo identification.

Driving Directions

For your convenience there is a map with a link for directions on the left side of this event page.

Metro Directions

Take the Orange or Blue lines to the Rosslyn Metro stop. The Rosslyn Metro stop is between Ft. Myer Drive and North Moore Street. After exiting the Metro train, take the escalator to the top and go through the Metro ticket check. Then stay left to exit towards N. Moore Street. At N. Moore Street turn right and head towards Wilson Blvd. The Boeing office building is straight ahead at 1200 Wilson Blvd.


Note: Only Boeing Employees can park in the garage at 1200 Wilson. There are numerous public parking garages near the Boeing building.

For Additional Information

Charlotte Franklin 
Deputy Coordinator
Arlington Office of Emergency Management
Direct: (703) 228-0593