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   Tuesday, October 21

    Pre-Conference Tour: Disaster in Northwest Alabama
        Tour Details and Materials

    Wednesday, October 22

   USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture Updates
Beverly Samuel, CFCS, National Program Leader, Housing and Community Living Division of Family and Consumer Sciences, NIFA
  Keynote Presentation: Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Disaster Response
Kyle Snyder, Director of NextGen Air Transportation Center, North Carolina State University
Plenary Session I: Future Designs: Climate Hubs 
Sarah Wiener, Coordinator, Southeast Regional Climate Hub (SERCH)
     Slides provided for EDEN Delegates Only (requires password)
Posters were displayed by projection in a PowerPoint presentation. Authors were allowed two minutes to describe their poster
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     Plenary Session II: Building Blocks: Capacity Building and Resiliency  
   Deborah Bathke, National Drought Mitigation Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Sherrie Forrest, Program Officer for the Disasters Roundtable, The National Academies.
     Slides            NAS Resilient America Website

     Thursday, October 23

Concurrent Session I
a. Development of Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COADs) Using the State of MO COAD Guidance Manual, 2nd Edition
Conne Burnham and Sherry Nelson University of Missouri Extension, Steve Cain, Purdue University, and Rick Atterberry, University of Illinois
     Slides      Abstract       COAD Manual        Appendices and more
b. Flooding in Iowa (and Elsewhere): Educational Resources on Floods & the National Flood Insurance Program
Gary Taylor, Iowa State University
     Slides     Abstract     Desk Reference      Project Contents
Concurrent Session II
a. Building Rural Resiliency: Who Should Help? What Should They Do?
Traci Naile and Amy Dronberger, Oklahoma State University
     Prezi     Abstract     Resource
b. Ag Disasters: A Purpose and Call for County Extension Agent (CEA) Ag Strike Teams
Andy Vestal and Callie Henley, Texas A &M University
     Abstract    CES Strike Team Handbook of Tools
Concurrent Session III
a. Protecting What's Important: A 4-H Hazard Mitigation Planning Project
Clay Zaunbrecher, Ty Zaunbrecher, Anne Catherine LeBlanc and Dre Boudreaux, Vermilion Parish (Louisiana) 4-H Program, Debbie Hurlbert and other mentors, Louisiana State University AgCenter and Louisiana Sea Grant 
     Slides     Related Poster/Abstract    Mitigation Gumbo    Video     Trailer
b. Business Disaster Preparedness Planning on your iPad
Becky Koch, North Dakota State University
     Slides       Related Poster/Abstract
    Concurrent Session IV
a. Don't Let a Disaster's Bark be Worse than its Bite: Youth Engagement in Pet Emergency Planning
Janelle Hager, Andrea Higdon, Melissa Newman, Roberta Dwyer and Chelsey Pickens, University of Kentucky, and Linda Williams, Montana State University
     Slides     Abstract      Register and Download Workshop Materials
b. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Impacts in Agriculture
Pat SkinnerLouisiana State University AgCenter and Simin Ho, U.S. Government Accountability Office
     LSU Slides     GAO Slides      Related Poster/Abstract      NFIP Stats    
    Concurrent Session V
a. Emergency Management Training Requirements for Cooperative Extension Personnel
Traci Naile, Amy Dronberger, and Patrick R. Allen, Oklahoma State University 
     Abstract     Resource
b. Using Spatial Analysis to Influence Decision Making for Reaching Limited Resource Audiences
Noel Estwick and Nelson Daniels, Prairie View A&M University
     Slides     Abstract
Concurrent Session VI
a. Developing, Delivering and Evaluating and Online Financial Preparedness Challenge: Lessons Learned from Prepare Kansas
Jamie Rathbun and Elizabeth Kiss, Kansas State University 
     Slides     Abstract      Handouts
b. Incident Response Planning at Livestock Shows
Patrick Allen and Traci NaileOklahoma State University, and Chelsea Poe, Red Angus Association of America
     Abstract     Resource
    Concurrent Session VII
a. Managing Large Livestock Evacuations and Mortalities During Disasters
Scott CottonUniversity of Wyoming Extension 
     Slides        Related Poster/Abstract
b. Recovery after Disaster; The Family Financial Toolkit On-Demand Videos
Lori Hendrickson, Sara Croymans and Patricia Olson, University of Minnesota Extension, and Lori Scharmer, North Dakota State University Extension Service
     Slides     Abstract      Recovery Resources  HO     Recovery Tweets  HO
    Plenary Session III: Hot Topics 
Wild Fire Impacts on the Midwest and Mountain Regions, Scott Cotton, University of Wyoming
    Used pictures from concurrent presentation
Drought Impacts on Agriculture in the State of Texas, Andy Vestal, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

     Friday, October 24

Post-Conference Workshop: Bringing Communities Together in Disaster Prep for Recovery 
       Workshop Details and Materials

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