Friday, March 22, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CDT
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University of Central Missouri Elliott Union 
511 S Holden Street
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093

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Joanne Kurt-Hilditch 
Missouri Safety Center 


The 2019 Midwest Rural Emergency Management Summit

This Summit will bring together emergency managers from throughout the Midwest to discuss critical topics related to the unique needs of rural agencies.  The Missouri Safety Center-Institute for Public Safety and the University of Central Missouri-Institute for Rural Emergency Management are pleased to collaborate to bring this unique event to Warrensburg, Missouri!

We have a noteworthy lineup of presenters and speakers who will provide participants with resources, case study examples, networking, and more!

Topics & Speakers include:

* Jeff Fritz, former Mayor and Police Chief of Canton, Illinois.  Presentation of the Canton Natural Gas Explosion that occurred November 16, 2016.

* David Roll, Daviess County Emergency Management Director.  Presentation of the Daviess County Water Outage, August 2018.

* Missouri Rural Region A Emergency Managers' Presentation/Round Table Discussion

* FEMA Region VII Administrator Paul Taylor (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska)

* FEMA Region V Administrator James Joseph (Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin)

* Dr. Dianna Bryant, Director, Institute for Rural Emergency Management

* National Weather Service, Kansas City/Pleasant Hill

* and more!

The cost for the summit is $89.00 per participant.  A networking lunch is included.   Registration closes March 15.  No refunds will be given after March 15th. 

Participants may pay via credit card or check by following instructions on the registration page. 

Please contact us at 800-801-3588 with questions.