Optional POST-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP - Friday, October 14
Registration fee for the workshop is $35 - Fee includes breakfast and lunch
Community Fair Incident Exercise: An Agricultural Based FEMA Exercise
This exercise will focus on an animal based, agricultural disaster taking place in your community. The exercise involves key personnel discussing simulated scenarios in an informal setting, and can be used to assess plans, policies, training, and procedures. This exercise was developed for FEMA's Emergency Management Institute by members of the EDEN Exercise Committee. Facilitation for the exercise will be by Scott Cotton, one of the developers of the exercise.
Participants will need to have a FEMA Student Identification Number. If you don't already have a FEMA Student ID you can register for one here, cdp.dhs.gov/FEMASID.
7:00 to 8:00 Breakfast
8:00 to 12:00 Exercise
The exercise will enable the participants to exercise their knowledge, skills, and abilities needed he exercise will enable the participants to exercise their knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to effectively conduct all-hazards emergency preparedness, response and recovery. Overall goals include:
1.) Prepare participants for an agricultural incident affecting their community.
2.) Enable participants to better coordinate their response operations with counterparts from local governments, State governments, tribal, Federal agencies, private sector organizations, and non-governmental agencies.
3.) Use VTC technology to reach remote sites.
4.) Provide a virtual, experiential education environment to exercise and enhance critical response and recovery tasks.
12:00 to 1:30 Lunch, Debrief, and Wrap-up
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