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)Room
12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration & Exhibit Hall Open
Pre-Conference Disaster Training Classes
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. FEMA – Active Shooter: What You Can Do (Section A)Salon 4
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. FEMA – Active Shooter: What You Can Do (Section B)Salon 3
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.National Weather Service – Skywarn® Spotter (Section A)Salon 11
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.ServSafe® Food Handler (Section A)Salon 9
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.ServSafe® Food Handler (Section B)Salon 10
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop Session I
Partners: The Salvation Army & Southern Baptist Disaster ReliefSalon 12
Taking Care of Yourself While Serving OthersSalon 13
Smartphone Photography Tips and TricksSalon 14
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop Session II
Building Your Local EDS Team Through Effective Volunteer RecruitmentSalon 12
Emergency Power Generation for Canteen and Corps: What You Need To KnowSalon 13
Innovations in Disaster TechnologySalon 14
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. National Weather Service – Skywarn® Spotter - (Section B)Salon 11
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pre-Conference Workshop Session III
Efficient Designs in Canteen EvolutionSalon 3
Now is Not the Time to Collect Business Cards!Salon 4
Cook It: Menu Planning for Canteens and KitchensSalon 13
Social Media for NewbiesSalon 12
USDA Resources During a Disaster: How They Can HelpSalon 14
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Opening BanquetGrand Ballroom
C & D
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)Room
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Disaster Training Classes
The Salvation Army - Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations Salon 10
The Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance in Disaster Operations (Section A)Salon 11
The Salvation Army - Emergency Assistance in Disaster Operations (Section B)Salon 12
The Salvation Army - Emotional & Spiritual Care: The ESC Specialist (Section A)Salon 6
The Salvation Army - Emotional & Spiritual Care: The ESC Specialist (Section B)Salon 8
The Salvation Army - Incident Command SystemSalon 4
The Salvation Army - Liaison 1: Understanding Emergency ManagementSalon 5
The Salvation Army - Finance & AdministrationSalon 14
The Salvation Army - LogisticsSalon 13
The Salvation Army - OperationsSalon 3
The Salvation Army - Public Information 1: The First 24 HoursSalon 9
The Salvation Army – Safety OfficerSalon 7
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.   Working with The Salvation Army – A Special Workshop for Conference Sponsors and ExhibitorsSalon 2
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Evening Social (in the Exhibit Hall)Grand Balroom A
Wednesday, May 24 (includes Lunch and Breaks)Room
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Disaster Training Classes
CISM - Grief Following Trauma (Day 1 of 2)Salon 4
FEMA - Volunteer & Donations Management (Day 1 of 2)Salon 6
OSHA - General Industry Procedures (Day 1 of 2)Salon 7
ServSafe® Manager (Day 1 of 2)Salon 3
The Salvation Army - Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations (Section A)Salon 14
The Salvation Army - Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations (Section B)Salon 8
The Salvation Army - Disaster Social Services (Section A)Salon 11
The Salvation Army - Disaster Social Services (Section B)Salon 12
The Salvation Army - LogisticsSalon 13
The Salvation Army - OperationsSalon 10
The Salvation Army - Public Information 2: The Public Information OfficerSalon 9
The Salvation Army - Leadership & Supervision within ICS Salon 5

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

Thursday, May 25 (includes Lunch and Break)Room
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Disaster Training Classes
CISM - Grief Following Trauma (Day 2 of 2)Salon 4
FEMA - Volunteer & Donations Management (Day 2 of 2)Salon 6
OSHA - General Industry Procedures ((Day 2 of 2)Salon 7
ServSafe® Manager (Day 2 of 2) Salon 3
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.  Workshop Session I
A Big City Perspective on Disaster Response and Supporting Major Public EventsSalon 10
Coping with Catastrophe: Disaster Response and Lessons Learned from the Caribbean TerritorySalon 13
Donations Do’s and Don’tsSalon 12
Emergency Communications: Satellites, Phones & Radios, Oh My!Salon 5
Seven Wonders of the EDS Website Salon 9
Understanding FEMA Disaster Case Management Program (DCMP) & Individual Assistance (IA)Salon 8
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.  Workshop Session II
Canine Caregivers: Disaster Stress Relief DogsSalon 13
Social Services & Emergency Disaster Services: We're In This Together!Salon 8
Statistics: Not Just a Bunch of NumbersSalon 9
Transferring Command: Effective Incident Management Team TransitionsSalon 5
Understanding the American Red Cross’s Client Assistance ProgramSalon 12
When Your Corps Is the Victim: Lessons Learned from Baton Rouge, LA and Fayetteville, NCSalon 10
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.   Workshop Session III
Disasters in a Digital World. "Who Does What to Get our Story Heard"Salon 12
Canteen Standard Operating Guide: Yes We Have One! Salon 5
My First Disaster: What Every Officer Should Know When Disaster Visits Your Command!Salon 10
Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs): Where Do I Fit In?Salon 8
Protecting Children in DisastersSalon 13
Resource Development & Emergency Disaster Services: Working Together as a Team!Salon 9
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  Closing LunchGrand Balroom C & D
Ms. Mary Carlson, Amtrak
Lieutenant Colonel James K. Seiler , The Salvation Army