2015 EM Forum

Wednesday/Thursday, October 14-15, 2015 Y-12 New Hope Center in Oak Ridge, TN
Theme: The First 72 Hours: Preparations - Coordination - Response
  •  Approximately 350 people attended the Thursday, October 15 portion of the Forum. 33 organizations offered indoor or outdoor exhibits; many exhibits were on display both Wednesday and Thursday. Four lunch vendors offered a wide variety of good foods and Forum attendees enjoyed lunch using the draped cocktail tables under the large tent.
  • Three programs, consisting of two workshops and three sessions of an eight hour training program were delivered on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, October 13, 14, and 16, 2015 at the Y-12 New Hope Center. These three, free, open-to-the-public programs were:
    • "Damage Assessment Workshop" – Facilitated and led by TEMA
      • About 100 people attended the Wednesday morning, October 14 workshop.
      • The workshop focused on how damage assessments are conducted and included a report on the severe ice storm and tornado events of the past year.
    • "Integrating Resources during Severe Events" – Facilitated and led by VOAD
      • Around 70 people attended the Wednesday afternoon, October 14 workshop.
      • Speakers focused on how organizations integrate in response to severe events.
      • Speakers from the 45th Civil Support Team, State agencies, and county emergency management agency directors offered remarks on working together, especially in response to the severe ice storm and tornado events of the past year.
    • "Critical Decision-Making" – Offered by the NNSA Emergency Operations Training Academy (EOTA), Albuquerque, New Mexico
      • An eight-hour training program delivered by a former law enforcement official.
      • Three sessions were offered. A total of thirty people took the course and nearly all reported very positive evaluations.
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