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EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SUMMIT
AGENDA: PRECONFERENCE
Sunday, March 4, 2007

Preconference I: International Association of Emergency Managers' Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) Training
12:30 p.m. Daryl Lee Spiewak, CEM, TEM, TCFM
Emergency Action Coordinator, Brazos River Authority
Past President, International Association of Emergency Managers
Waco, TX
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Clay D. Tyeryar, MAM, CAE
Staff Executive, International Association of Emergency Managers
Falls Church, VA
4:30 p.m. Adjournment

4:45 p.m. Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) Examination*

6:45 p.m. Examination Adjournment
* Candidates wishing to sit for the Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) Examination must register directly with IAEM and submit separate payment for both the CEM enrollment and application fees prior to sitting for the exam. To register, please complete the registration form. For more information, visit the IAEM Web Site.

Preconference II: Preparing for a Pandemic
1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introduction

Peter N. Grant, JD, PhD
Partner and Co chair, Health Law Group, Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP
Editorial Board, Health Affairs
Advisory Board, Harvard Health Policy Review
Seattle, WA
(Co chair)
1:15 p.m. Pandemic: We are Ready. Are you?

Michelle Boylan, RN, MA, MBA
Director Quality Performance
Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System
Lenexa, KS
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Richard Lopes, MD
Chief Clinical Transformation Officer
SCL Health System
Lenexa, KS
2:00 p.m. Implementing a Continuity of Operations Plan - Essential (COP-E) for Pandemic Influenza

Kathie McCracken, RN, MHA, FACHE
Pandemic Influenza Program Manager and Healthcare Sector Specialist
Infrastructure Partnerships Division
Department of Homeland Security
Washington, DC
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2:45 p.m. Information Technology and its Role in Management of Bird Flu

Victor Levy, MD
Chief Executive Officer, ePhysiciansOffice Inc.
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
University of South Florida
New York, NY
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3:30 p.m. Break
4:15 p.m. A Case Study in Global Preparedness: Taking a Threat Management Approach to Pandemic Preparedness

Sharon Kemerer
Corporate Director, Occupational Health
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Deerfield, IL
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5:00 p.m. Case Study: Partnering to Improve Cross-Border Regional Pandemic Preparedness in the Pacific Northwest

Paula Scalingi, PhD
President, The Scalingi Group
Vienna, VA
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Mark Schroeder, PhD
Senior Managing Director, Tunnell Consulting
King of Prussia, PA
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5:45 p.m. Case Study : Integrating Community Metropolitan Medical Response Systems (MMRS) with Hospital Influenza Planning - The Rhode Island Experience

David Bouslough, MD, MPH
Rhode Island State Pandemic Influenza Planning Task Force
University Emergency Medicine Foundation
Providence, RI
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6:30 p.m. Adjournment




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