Reducing the Impact of Disasters Through Education
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     Tuesday, October 23
7:00 – 8:00 ICS Workshop Breakfast
8:00 – 6:30   Conference Registration Table Open
8:30 – 11:45 ICS Workshop - Extension Roles (morning session)
11:45 ICS Workshop Lunch
12:30 – 4:30 ICS Workshop Tabletop Exercise
1:00 – 3:00 Display/Poster Presentation Set Up
1:00 – 5:00 Coastal Community Resilience Workshop
4:30 – 5:00 ICS Tabletop Exercise Hot Wash/After Action Report
5:00 – 8:00

Opening Reception and Poster Display Session
Sponsored by National Center for Biomedical Research and Training (NCBRT)

      Wednesday, October 24
7:00 – 8:00 Breakfast
8:00 – 8:30

Annual Meeting Kick-Off
Virginia Morgan, EDEN Chair

Welcome from Mississippi State University

ECOP Liaison
Paul Coreil

8:30 – 9:15 USDA/NIFA
Bill Hoffman and Beverly Samuel
9:15 – 10:10 Partnership Panel Discussion  
10:10 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:15 Concurrent Session I
a. Next 48: Demonstration of a 1-Click, Comprehensive, Weather Page for each state and territory
Tom Priddy, University of Kentucky
b. Catastrophic Flooding Along the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers: Extension’s Response
Beverly Maltsberger and Frank Wideman, University of Missouri
c. Animal Emergency Response: Use of a National Credentialing System in Animal and Agricultural Emergencies
Ray Burden, University of Tennessee
11:20 – 12:00 Committee Meetings
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch
1:10 – 1:55 Keynote Speaker
2:00 – 3:00 Business Meeting and Committee Updates
3:00 – 3:15 Break
3:15 – 4:00 Concurrent Sessions II
a. Consortium for International Plant Agrosecurity
Barry Brennan, University of Hawaii at Manoa
b. Joplin Tornado Business Recovery Lessons Learned
Kathy  Macomber, University of Missouri
c. Food Storage Research
Carolyn Washburn and Teresa Hunsaker, Utah State University
4:05 – 5:30 Program Area Workgroup (PAWG) Meetings
6:00 – 8:00 Dinner Reception
     Thursday, October 25
7:00 – 7:50 Continental Breakfast
7:50 – 8:00 Agrosecurity Awards Presentation
National Center for Biomedical Research and Training (NCBRT)
8:00 – 8:30

Business Meeting
Program Area Workgroup Updates, Annual Meeting Update

8:30 – 8:55 EDEN’s History: As told from a founder’s perspective
Dave Baker, University of Missouri
9:00 – 9:45 Concurrent Session III
a. Findings from a National Pilot-Test of EDEN Communication Capacity
Todd Norton, Washington State University, Linda Williams, Montana State University, and Michael Gaffney, Washington State University

EDEN Agrosecurity White Paper Presentation: A Systematic Approach to Prioritizing Agricultural Production Sectors for Vulnerability Analysis, Disaster Planning, and Mitigation Efforts
Jim Daniels, University of Georgia

c. The ReadyCommunity Curriculum: Building Disaster-Resilient Communities
Deborah Tootle, University of Arkansas, and Virginia Morgan, Auburn University
9:45 – 10:05 Break
10:05 – 10:50 Concurrent Session IV
a. EDEN and the National Center for Biomedical Research and  Training: A Three State Pilot Program Focusing on Food Safety
Ryan Akers, Mississippi State University

Immokalee: Previously Forgotten but Becoming Readiness Prepared
Robert Halman, University of Florida

c. Tough Times: A Multifaceted Approach to Addressing Disasters and Other Challenges
Jeanette Tucker, Bobby Fletcher, Diane Sasser, Becky White and Deborah Hurlbert, Louisiana State University
11:00 – 11:45 Concurrent Session V
a. Topic Pages, Meet Change
Virginia Morgan, Auburn University, and Kim Cassel, South Dakota State University
b. EDEN Hot Wash Panel: 2012 Drought and Wilfire
c. Telework as a Continuity of Operations Strategy
Monica Babine, Christina Sanders and Michael Gaffney, Washington State University
11:50 – 12:50 Lunch and Presentation of Certificates
1:00 – 1:45 Concurrent Session VI
a. Using Social Media for Disaster Education: BeReadyBrookings Embraces Pinterest
Kim Cassel, Donna Bittiker and Michelle Cartney, South Dakota State University
b. EDEN Hot Wash Panel:  2012 Tornadoes and Hurricanes
c. Helping Communities Understand Climate Change and Hazards Using the Vulnerability and Consequences Adaptation Planning Scenario (VCAPS) Process
Jessica Whitehead, South Carolina/North Carolina Sea Grant Consortium
1:55 – 2:40 Concurrent Session VII
a. NDSU and Other Phone Apps for Disaster Education
Becky  Koch, North Dakota State University 
b. Lessons Learned From the Really Big One
Ed Browning, University of Missouri
c. Institute of Medicine Pandemic Preparedness Study Results
Linda Williams, Montana State University
2:40 – 3:00  Break
3:00 – 3:45 Concurrent Session VIII
a. Extension Radiological Education Team
Ray Burden, University of Tennessee
b. Canopy by Design
Virginia Morgan, Auburn University
c. Geospatial Tools for Disaster Education
Frank Wideman,  University of Missouri
3:55 – 4:40 Capstone Speaker
4:40 – 5:15 Business Meeting:
Announcement of New Officers and Adjourn
Dinner - On your own
     Friday, October 26
TBA Off-Site Workshop    (Workshop Information)

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