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      :: Conference Agenda

    Sunday October 4 :: 2009


    PM :: Reception, Introductions in Westin Hotel, Charlotte.
         
    Monday October 5 :: 2009
        Chair of the Day :: Michael Brown
    08:15 :: Registration / Coffee at CFD Academy
    Event Staff
         
    08:45 :: Welcome
    Chief Jon Hannan
    Mr. Curt Walton
    Chief Paul Hayden
         
    09:00 :: Strategic Disaster Management, a 15 minute overview of Strategic C&C Arrangements by representatives from US, UK, EU and Australasia, followed by Q&A / discussion
    Deputy Chief Jeff Dulin; Deputy Director General (DDG, NSW) Greg Slater; Ms. Mandy Mackenzie, HMG Cabinet Office; Mr. Peter Glerum EU Floodex, Netherlands.
         
    10:30 :: US Style Coffee Break – Coffee and Donuts
         
    11:00 :: Presentation : on Hurricane Katrina from a deployed team's perspective followed by discussion
    Mr. Joe Sorrentino
    , Florida Task Force 2
         
    11:30 :: Presentation : Australasia Major Emergency Event followed by discussion
    DDG Greg Slater
         
    12:00 :: Presentation : Major Flood Events U.K. Case Study
    Chief Paul Hayden
         
    12:30 :: Summarisation and Discussions
    Mr. Michael Brown (Chair)
         
    13:00 :: Lunch and CFD Training Academy - Tour to include viewing the CFD Command and Control vehicles.
    CFD Staff
         
    14:00 :: Opening and Key Note Address
    Secretary Rueben Young, NC Department of Crime Control and Public Safety, NC, USA.
         
    14:15 :: Major Disaster Response (Flooding) – Breaking Down Barriers – Multi-agency/Disciplinary Working
    Mr. Mike Sprayberry. Deputy Director for NCEM, NC, USA - Operations Section Chief
         
    14:45 :: Presentation from FEMA representative on National Response to Flood Events – Cross Jurisdiction
    Mr. James Nicholas Russo
    Federal Coordinating Officer (FCO) – Region I
         
    15:15 :: English Style Tea Break - Devon & Dorset Cream Tea and Scones
         
    15:45 :: Political Perspective on International Mutual Aid by Nigel Griffiths MP (Deputy Leader of the UK House of Commons)
    TBC
         
    16:00 :: Presentation : EU Floodex 2009 – The Clarion Call!
    Chief Paul Hayden
         
    16:30 :: Summary, Plenary, Closing Address, Looking Forward – Findings to be Published (on the web).
    Chair
         
    17:00   Closing Reception