Schedule

The 2017 Southern Territorial Disaster Training Summit begins on Monday, May 22, and ends on Thursday, May 25.  Additional information about plenary session speakers, classes, workshops, and special events will be posted to the conference website. Arrive in Orlando by 1:00 p.m. on Monday and take advantage of pre-conference classes and workshops and tour the Exhibit Hall!

Monday, May 22 (includes Dinner)
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration & Exhibit Hall Open
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Disaster Training Classes
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. FEMA – Active Shooter: What You Can Do
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. National Weather Service – Skywarn® Spotter (Group A)
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. ServSafe® Food Handler
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop Session I
· Partners: The Salvation Army & Southern Baptist Disaster Relief
· Taking Care of Yourself While Serving Others
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop Session II
· Building Your Local EDS Team Through Effective Volunteer Recruitment
· Emergency Power Generation for Canteen and Corps: What You Need To Know
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. National Weather Service – Skywarn® Spotter - (Group B)
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop Session III
· Cook It: Menu Planning for Canteens and Kitchens
· Social Media for Newbies
· USDA Resources During a Disaster: How They Can Help
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Opening Banquet
Major Terry Israel, The Salvation Army
Mr. Bryan Koon, Florida Division of Emergency Management
Mr. Craig Fugate, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Tuesday, May 23 (includes Lunch and Breaks)
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Disaster Training Classes
· The Salvation Army - Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations
· The Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance in Disaster Operations
· The Salvation Army - Emotional & Spiritual Care: The ESC Specialist
· The Salvation Army - Incident Command System
· The Salvation Army - Liaison 1: Understanding Emergency Management
· The Salvation Army - Finance & Administration
· The Salvation Army - Logistics
· The Salvation Army - Operations
· The Salvation Army - Public Information 1: The First 24 Hours
· The Salvation Army – Safety Officer
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.   Working with The Salvation Army – A Special Workshop for Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Evening Social (in the Exhibit Hall)
Wednesday, May 24 (includes Lunch and Breaks)
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Disaster Training Classes
· CISM - Grief Following Trauma (Day 1 of 2)
· FEMA - Volunteer & Donations Management (Day 1 of 2)
· OSHA - General Industry Procedures (Day 1 of 2)
· ServSafe® Manager (Day 1 of 2)
· The Salvation Army - Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations
· The Salvation Army - Disaster Social Services
· The Salvation Army - Logistics
· The Salvation Army - Operations
· The Salvation Army - Public Information 2: The Public Information Officer
· The Salvation Army - Leadership & Supervision within ICS

Evening on your own; enjoy all the fun in Orlando!

Thursday, May 25 (includes Lunch and Break)
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Disaster Training Classes
· CISM - Grief Following Trauma (Day 2 of 2)
· FEMA - Volunteer & Donations Management (Day 2 of 2)
· OSHA - General Industry Procedures ((Day 2 of 2)
· ServSafe® Manager (Day 2 of 2)
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  Workshop Session I
· A Big City Perspective on Disaster Response and Supporting Major Public Events
· Coping with Catastrophe: Disaster Response and Lessons Learned from the Caribbean Territory
· Donations Do’s and Don’ts
· Emergency Communications: Satellites, Phones & Radios, Oh My!
· Seven Wonders of the EDS Website
· Understanding FEMA Disaster Case Management Program (DCMP) & Individual Assistance (IA)
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.  Workshop Session II
· Canine Caregivers: Disaster Stress Relief Dogs
· Social Services & Emergency Disaster Services: We're In This Together!
· Statistics: Not Just a Bunch of Numbers
· Transferring Command: Effective Incident Management Team Transitions
· Understanding the American Red Cross’s Client Assistance Program
· When Your Corps Is the Victim: Lessons Learned from Baton Rouge, LA and Fayetteville, NC
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Workshop Session III
· Disasters in a Digital World. "Who Does What to Get our Story Heard"
· Canteen Standard Operating Guide: Yes We Have One!
· My First Disaster: What Every Officer Should Know When Disaster Visits Your Command!
· Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs): Where Do I Fit In?
· Protecting Children in Disasters
· Resource Development & Emergency Disaster Services: Working Together as a Team!
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Closing Lunch
Ms. Mary Carlson, Amtrak
Lieutenant Colonel James K. Seiler , The Salvation Army