2:35 p.m.

Capacity Building to Respond

Lew Stringer, Senior Medical Advisor, Department of Homeland Security

2:55 p.m.

Rapid Assessment of Health Effects During Disasters

Carol Rubin, Chief of the Health Studies Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control

3:15 p.m.

Questions and discussion

3:45 p.m.

Break

PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE: CAPACITY BUILDING AND LESSONS LEARNED (PART 2)

Moderator:

Ellis M. Stanley, Sr., Manager, City of Los Angeles, Emergency Preparedness Department

4:05 p.m.

Practical Look at Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management: Protecting Workers and Continuing Essential Services

Jack Azar, Senior Vice-President, Health and Safety, Xerox Corporation

4:25 p.m.

NGO’s Role in Capacity Building of the Public

Rocky Lopes, Manager, Community Disaster Education, American Red Cross

4:45 p.m.

Displaced Children and the Community

J. R. Thomas, Director, Emergency Management Office for Franklin County, Ohio

5:05 p.m.

Questions and discussion

5:35 p.m.

Wrap-Up

Bernard D. Goldstein, Dean School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh

6:00 p.m.

Adjourn



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