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UPCOMING CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, AND TRAINING
Dealing with Hazards and Disasters
Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention (CEPP) Conference. Washington, D.C.: September 20-23, 1999. Contact: Al Brown, Conference Director, EPA Region III (3HS33), 1650 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103-2029; 1-800-804-2337 or (215) 814-3302; fax: (215) 814-3254; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; WWW:
Disaster Management Workshops. Offered by: University of Wisconsin- Madison, Department of Engineering
Professional Development. Madison, Wisconsin: September 20-24, 1999. (Participants can enroll for any or all of five
courses: Emergency Information Management; Disaster Communications; Response Planning; Damage, Needs, and
Resources Assessment; Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting.) Contact: Katie Peterson, Department of Engineering
Professional Development, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 432 North Lake Street, Madison, WI 53706;
1-800-462-0876; fax: (608) 263-3160; e-mail: email@example.com; WWW: http://epd.engr.wisc.edu/.
Second Annual Conference on Innovations in Disaster Mental Health. Offered by: Disaster Mental Health Institute, University of South Dakota. Sioux Falls, South Dakota: September 26-28, 1999. Contact: Disaster Mental Health
Institute, University of South Dakota - SDU 116, 414 East Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069-2390; (605)
677-6575 or 1-800-522-9684; fax: (605) 677-6604; WWW: http://www.usd.edu/dmhi/.
California Emergency Services Association Annual Conference and Training: "Defining 21st Century Emergency Management, Managing Reality vs. Perceptions in a Media World." Palm Springs, California: September 26-30, 1999. Contact: Wendy Milligan, Business Manager, 181 Westminster Avenue, Ventura, CA 93003; (805) 644-0899; fax:
(850) 642-2883; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Y2K Zero Day Strategies and Beyond. Offered by: International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC). Scottsdale, Arizona: September 27-28, 1999. (IQPC offers numerous Y2K preparedness, response, and mitigation workshops; see their Web site for a complete calendar.) Contact: IQPC, 150 Clove Road, P.O. Box 401, Little Falls, NJ 07424-0401; 1-800-882- 8684 -or- (973) 256-0211; fax: (973) 256-0205; e-mail: email@example.com; WWW:
Disaster Recovery Planning: Insuring Business Continuity. Offered by: American Management Association International. Chicago, IL: September 29-October 1, 1999 New York, NY: November 1-3, 1999 Scottsdale, AZ: December 8-10, 1999 Contact: American Management Association, P.O. Box 169, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-9985; fax: (518) 891-0368; WWW: http://www.amanet.org/.
1999 Wisconsin Governor's Conference on Emergency Management. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: September 30-October 1, 1999. Contact: Diane Kleiboer, Wisconsin Emergency Management, P.O. Box 7865, 2400 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53707-7865; (608) 242-3200.
National Institute for Chemical Studies (NICS) National Conference on Protecting the Public During Chemical
Emergencies. Concord, California: October 4-5, 1999. Call: 1-800-282-2796; fax: (304) 346- 6349; e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org; WWW: http://members.aol.com/nicsinfo.
PERI Internet Symposium: "Dealing with Disaster." Sponsored by the Public Entity Risk Institute (PERI). On the
Internet: October 4-8, 1999. See: http://www.riskinstitute.org for information and registration materials.
Critical Incident Stress Management Workshops. Offered by: International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF). Denver, Colorado: October 7-10, 1999. Contact: ICISF, 10176 Baltimore National Pike, Unit 201, Ellicott City, MD 21042; (410) 750-9600; fax: (410) 750-9601; WWW: http://www.icisf.org.
Public Private Partnership (PPP) 2000 Forum: "When Natural and Technological Hazards Collide." Co-sponsors:
Stanford University Center for Earth Science Information Research and the George Washington University Institute for
Crisis, Disaster, and Risk Management. Washington, D.C.: October 13, 1999. See: http://www.usgs.gov/ppp2000; or
contact the Institute for Business and Home Safety, 175 Federal Street, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02110-2222; (617)
292-2003; fax: (617) 292-2022; e-mail: email@example.com.
World Civil Engineering Conference and Exposition. Presented by: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Charlotte, North Carolina: October 17-20, 1999. Includes several sessions addressing natural hazards. Contact:
ASCE, Civil Engineering Conference and Exposition, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, VA 20191-4400;
1-800-548-2723 or (703) 295-6300; fax: (703) 295-6222; WWW:
1999 Business Survival and Recovery Seminar. Sponsor: Contingency Planners of Ohio. Columbus, Ohio:
October 26, 1999. Contact: Contingency Planners of Ohio, P.O. Box 340825, Columbus, OH 43234; e-mail: John P.
National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NVOAD) Annual Conference. Lake Tahoe, Nevada: October 27-29, 1999. For more information, see: http://www.nvoad.com; or contact Alexander King, Salvation Army, Reno, NV; (775) 688-4555; e-mail: Alexander_King@usw.salvationarmy.org. For more on NVOAD in general, see their main Web site: http://www.nvoad.org.
Disaster Recovery Planning: Insuring Business Continuity. Offered by: American Management Association International. New York, NY: November 1-3, 1999 Scottsdale, AZ: December 8-10, 1999 Contact: American Management Association, P.O. Box 169, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-9985; fax: (518) 891-0368;
Business Recovery Managers Symposium: A Strategic Summit on Contingency Planning, Y2K Disaster Mitigation, and Disaster Management and Response. Offered by: MIS Training Institute. San Diego, California: November 2-4, 1999. Contact MIS Training Institute, 498 Concord Street, Framingham, MA 01702-2357; (508) 879-7999; fax: (508) 872-1153; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; WWW: http://www.misti.com.
1999 Hazardous Materials Advisory Council (HMAC) Semi-Annual Conference. St. Louis, Missouri: November 18, 1999. Contact: HMAC, 1101 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 301, Washington DC 20005-3521; (202) 289-4550; fax: (202) 289-4074; e-mail: email@example.com; WWW: http://www.hmac.org.
Disaster Recovery Planning: Insuring Business Continuity. Offered by: American Management Association International. Scottsdale, AZ: December 8-10, 1999. Contact: American Management Association, P.O. Box 169, Saranac Lake, NY 12983-9985; fax: (518) 891-0368; WWW: http://www.amanet.org/.
Project Impact Summit 99. Sponsor: Federal Emergency Management Agency. Washington, D.C.: December 12-16, 1999. See: http://www.fema.gov/impact/summit99/; or contact FEMA, Project Impact, 500 C Street, S.W.,
Washington, DC 20472; (202) 646-4600; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Stan Faryna (email@example.com), September 27, 1999