Thursday, September 19, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
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Tari Martin 
National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation 

Learn the Latest in Preparedness Technology Tools & Resources

Join us for this virtual seminar to learn about new and updated resources and best practices for exercise planning, preparedness planning, and geospatial integration into your preparedness activities. Learn how users in the community are leveraging FEMA's Preparedness Toolkit expanded tools and templates to achieve their preparedness goals.

Seminar Objectives
  • Learn the basics on PrepToolkit, how to access, and the types of resources available.
  • Learn from industry leaders on the implementation of PrepToolkit tools and resources in their communities.
  • Learn how to leverage location-enabled tools to develop plans and realistic exercise scenarios with or without technical and geospatial staff.
  • Provide Geospatial Staff that support the Emergency Management community with tools and guidance.

Panel of Experts

This virtual PrepTechTalk will feature a panel of practitioners and experts from our emergency management community that will provide first-hand knowledge and experience in using PrepToolKit capabilities in their agencies.

  • Mark Ledbetter, FEMA, National Exercise Division
  • Allison Anderson, Deputy Director, Will County Emergency Management Agency (IL)
  • Lt. Rob Roberts, New Jersey Office of Emergency Management
  • Josh Matorin, Emergency Planner, New Jersey Office of Emergency Management
  • Mark Ballard, Exercise Liaison, FEMA Region 5

Who should attend?

  • Public Safety Leaders and Emergency Managers - Across all levels of government who are responsible for establishing priorities for exercise programs and engaging mission partners for comprehensive emergency planning.
  • Exercise Program Managers and Emergency Planners - Across all levels of government and the private sector who are responsible for the development, execution, and evaluation of exercices or the development of emergency plans to support readiness under the National Preparedness Goal.
  • IT, Technologists, and GIS Staff - Across all levels of government and the private sector who provide IT and technology-related GIS support to emergency management.

Background Information

NAPSG Foundation continually works to support the promotion of available resources and tools that enhance a community's readiness and resilience. PrepToolkit has become a trusted platform that supports the whole community's ability to adopt and implement Federal guidance and docterine.  

PrepToolkit continues to grow to support more areas of Preparedness and to provide new resources that ease the execution of programs, regardless of the size or maturity of an organization.