Oct. 10-11, 2018 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Utah Cultural Celebration Center
1355 W 3100 S, West Valley City, UT 84119
How does a community recover from a major disaster? From flood, to fire, to the Big One, our valley is as vulnerable as any other. What matters is how we are prepared to deal with these challenges, and ultimately how to recover. Learn about Salt Lake County's emergency preparedness, and hear from experts from all over the country.
A private business organization that brings visitors, conferences and events to Santa Rosa. Prior to Executive Director, Brad worked over 20 years in hotels and most recently served as General Manager for two different Sonoma County hotels. He was a founding board member of Sonoma County Tourism, served on the Wine Road Board, Santa Rosa’s Art in Public Places Committee, Sana Rosa Main Street and the Santa Rosa Violence Prevention Partnership.
Over the past 30 years Dr. Bialek has practiced family and emergency medicine in the US, Canada and Nepal. His two fields of expertise are medicine and sustainable community development.
Robert Grow holds degrees in engineering and law from the University of Utah and the J. Reuben Clark Law School at Brigham Young University and has had a diverse career, including practicing law, leading and supporting regional visioning processes, being president of a large manufacturing company, and chairing a national trade association.
Great Basin Wildlife Rescue focuses on the rescue and rehabilitation of birds of prey, and black bear cubs with emphasis on sensitive and endangered species.
Keith has over 32 years of fire service and emergency management experience from South Florida Utah. Most recently working as the Program Manager for Utah Task Force 1 and the Planning Section Officer for Salt Lake County Emergency Management.
As a speaker and comedian Jan has shared her tips with thousands of associations and corporations. She has also been featured in the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and the Huffington Post.
A USC graduate, Jessica Chappell came to appreciate the importance of seismic structures while living in Southern California. She brings that value along with her professional expertise to Reaveley clients in the Intermountain West. Jessica has significant experience with religious structures and has contributed to major projects throughout the world.
An internationally recognized authority on earthquake engineering and champion of disaster resilience, Chris Poland's passion for vibrant, sustainable, and healthy communities drives his consulting practice. He focuses on community resilience and the buildings and systems that contribute to it.
Zach Posner serves as the CIO for Salt Lake County where he has focused on strategy, value, and customer service. With over twenty years in technology his responsibilities have included everything from broadcast systems at NPR, to Ecommerce for Black Diamond Equipment where he oversaw technology as well as direct to consumer sales
Free Parking & Lunch Included
A free two-day conference for first responders, municipal officials, small businesses and community leaders.
Please select which area of focus, or tack you'd like to attend. Sessions will be tailored for each audience group.
Sponsored by Salt Lake County Emergency Services and the Unified Fire Authority.