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Region 3 Symposium Program

Topics and Speakers will include:

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8:30-9:30 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

9:00-9:05 a.m.

Welcome and Region 3 Remarks

9:05-9:25 a.m.

Federal/State Briefings
9:30-10:10 a.m.

National Flood Insurance Program Legal Issues:
Claims, Underwriting, and Legal Issues

David Goldberg, Attorney Advisor, FEMA
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10:20-11:00 a.m.

The Creative Emergency Manager
Justin Pierce, Training and Exercises Bureau,
DC Homeland Security & Emergency Management Agency
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11:10 a.m.-11:50 a.m.

Leadership in Crisis Management
Janet Benini, George Washington University, School of Engineering,
and Applied Science Professor, IAEM Certification Commissioner

11:50 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Networking Lunch
12:30-1:10 p.m.

Adaptive Leadership in Emergency Management
Kelly Discount, CEM, PMP, ABCP, Lead Associate,
Security Education and Engagement, Booz Allen Hamilton
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1:20-2:00 p.m.

Critical Issues for Children in Disasters
Drew Bumbak, Past Chair, IAEM-USA Children in Disasters Caucus
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2:10-2:50 p.m.

DoD Medical Support During the 2017 Hurricane Season and Lessons
for the Emergency Management Community

Ralph Nazzaro, CEM, PMP, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army
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2:50-3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks