Schedule

The 2019 Southern Territorial Disaster Training Summit opens with two days of pre-summit training on Sunday and Monday, May 19-20.  Come early and take advantage of pre-conference classes at no additional charge!  The main event begins Monday night with our welcome banquet, then join us for dinner and fun in our exhibit hall on Tuesday night, and finish your summit experience on Wednesday night with our epic ‘Canteen Cook Off and Gift Basket Giveaway Bonanza!’ 

Sunday, May 19 - Pre-Summit Training  
  Complimentary Breakfast Provided for All Embassy Suites Guests!
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pre-Summit Disaster Training Classes
  All Hazards Facility Preparedness Planning
Emotional & Spiritual Care in Disasters (2 Day Class)
Hurricane Awareness (4 Hour Class; begins at 1:00 p.m.)
Introduction to Emotional and Spiritual Care: The ESC Specialist
Logistics
Planning
Public Information Officer: The First 24 Hours
ServSafe Manager (2 Day Class)
Train the Trainer (2 Day Class)
  Lunch and breaks included; dinner on your own!

Monday, May 20 - Pre-Summit Training & Opening Banquet

 
  Complimentary Breakfast Provided for All Embassy Suites Guests!
7:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Pre-Summit Disaster Training Classes 
Emotional & Spiritual Care in Disasters (continued)
Emergency Assistance in Disaster Operations
Finance & Administration
Incident Command System (ICS)
Liaison 1: Understanding Emergency Management
ServSafe Food Handler (4 hours class) and Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Field Kitchens (4 hours class)
ServSafe Manager (continued)
Tornado Awareness
Train the Trainer (continued)
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Banquet and Keynote Address
Mr. Gordon Graham - Keynote Speaker

 
 

Lunch, breaks and opening banquet included!

 

Tuesday, May 21 – Main Event

 
  Complimentary Breakfast Provided for All Embassy Suites Guests!
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Summit Disaster Training Classes 
Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations
Disaster Social Services
Introduction to Emotional and Spiritual Care: The ESC Specialist
Leadership & Supervision
Logistics
Operations
PIO 2: The Public Information Officer
Spiritual and Psychological First Aid (2 Day Class)
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Exhibitor move-in and setup 
Noon Exhibits Open with Lunch 
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Dinner and Fun in our Exhibit Hall 
8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Sponsors Reception (By Invitation Only)
 

Lunch, breaks and dinner included!

 

Wednesday, May 22 – Main Event

 
  Complimentary Breakfast Provided for All Embassy Suites Guests!
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Summit Disaster Training Classes 
All Hazards Facility Preparedness Planning
FEMA 505: Religious and Cultural Literacy and Competency in Disaster
Finance & Administration
Imaging and Interviewing: Media in Disasters
Liaison 1: Understanding Emergency Management
Operations
Planning
Safety Officer
ServSafe Food Handler (4 hours class) and Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Field Kitchens (4 hours class)
Spiritual and Psychological First Aid (continued)
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Dinner and Gift Basket Giveaway Bonanza!

 
 

Lunch and breaks included!

 
Thursday, May 23 – Post-Summit Events
  Complimentary Breakfast Provided for All Embassy Suites Guests!
7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. JCPenny Corporate Partner Meeting (invitation only)
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Divisional Communications Directors Round Tables
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Arkansas & Oklahoma (AOK) Divisional Delegate Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Georgia (GEO) Divisional Delegates Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Maryland/West Virginia & National Capital Virginia (MWV & NCV) Divisional Delegates Meeting
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Texas (TEX) Divisional Delegate Meeting