Tuesday, June 30, 2020, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
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This is an online event. Zoom log-in information will be provided via email upon registering.


Tari Martin 
National Alliance for Public Safety GIS Foundation 

Get Tech Ready! Technology-Related Guidance & Tools for Hurricane Readiness

Join us for this virtual seminar to learn about preparing for future hurricanes in the midst of COVID-19.

Why attend?

  • Learn about FEMA's preliminary damage assessment (PDA) process, and discover tools and resources available to aid jurisdictions in preliminary damage assessments.
  • Gain insight into the use of high water marks to improve flood models and damage assessments.
  • Learn how FEMA Regions work with and support states before, during, and after hurricane landfall.
  • Understand how to develop a Geospatial Game Plan to implement across all hazards.

Who should attend?

  • First Responders and other staff who support hurricane preparedness
  • Emergency Managers and other public safety decision-makers
  • GIS and Technology Specialists who support public safety


This forum will feature speakers from the emergency management community who have experience in hurricane preparedness, including PDAs, high water marks, and FEMA Region coordination.

Background Information

This Emergency Management (EM) Geo Forum is part of a virtual seminar series featuring best practices and resources to advance emergency management through geospatial capabilities. These seminars promote the integration of innovative technology and solutions in day-to-day operations.