Disaster Response & Recovery for the Electric Industry (PB371)

Venue: Hilton Alexandria Mark Center

Location: Washington, District Of Columbia, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 18, 2003 End Date/Time: Sep 19, 2003
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There are new threats and vulnerabilities of terrorism to the continued reliability and integrity to the infrastructure in addition to the usual weather threats. There is a more critical need to implement due diligence in protecting and managing our infrastructure than ever before.

-Infrastructure Protection and Emergency Preparedness to Guard Against Worst Case Scenarios

-Measuring the Loss and Coordinated Response

-Ensure Operational Continuity

Attend CBI’s timely conference “Prepare for Disaster Response and Recovery for the Electric Industry” September 18-19, 2003 in Washington, DC. to gain insight into the most efficient ways to be prepared to respond to either a weather or terrorism disaster.

Keynote Address: Challenges of a Post 9/11 World

Ed Jacoby, Director, New York State Emergency Management Office

December Ice Storm 2002 -- Learn from an Extraordinary Event with Extensive Damage
Bob Meffert, Emergency Planning Manager, Duke Power

Mutual Assistance -- Emergency Preparedness that Goes Beyond Your Own Resources
Ken Hall, Manager, Security and T&D Operation, Edison Electric Institute

FEMA and Critical Infrastructure -- The American Lifeline Alliance
Tim Sheckler, Senior Civil Engineer, FEMA/Department of Homeland Security

Case Studies and Other Presentations from:

Florida Power & Light
IPL an AES Company
Progress Energy
Southern Company

Learn About Threat Assessment, Partnerships and Regulations from Industry Experts:

Alston & Bird LLP
KEMA Consulting, Inc.

PLUS, attend our pre-conference workshop on Thursday, September 18, 2003:
Build a Business Continuity Plan to Prepare for Disaster