Disaster Response and Mitigation Forum Schedule


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The Garage @ Square on Fifth
848 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308

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12:30pm - Registration
 
1:30pm -  Welcome

Leigh McCook, Principal Research Associate
Deputy Director, Institute for People and Technology
Division Chief, Socio-Technical Systems Division, Information Communications Laboratory

Pinar Keskinocak, Ph.D
William W. George Chair, School of Industrial Systems Engineering
and ADVANCE Professor, College of Engineering
Co-director, Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems 

Julie Swann, Ph.D
Harold R. and Mary Anne Professor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Co-director, Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems
 

1:40pm - Keynote

Jim Butterworth, Director, Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security
 

2:15pm - Government Coordination and Response

Moderator:
Jeff Evans, Lab Director, Information and Communications Lab, Georgia Tech Research Institute

Panelists:
Joe M. Girot, CEM, Federal Coordinating Officer Cadre, DHS / FEMA Region IV
Matthew Kallmyer, Director, Atlanta-Fulton County Emergency Management Agency
Stephen C. Redd, MD, RADM, Director of the Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
 

3:30pm - Poster Session and Break

 
3:50pm - Industry Response: How to Engage the Private Sector

Moderator:
Pinar Keskinocak, Ph.D, William W. George Chair, School of Industrial Systems Engineering and ADVANCE Professor, College of Engineering, Co-director, Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems

Panelists:
Jeff Goolsby, Distribution Manager, Georgia Power/Southern Company
Kabir Kumar, Senior Director, Community, Walmart Foundation
Ryan Logan, Division Disaster State Relations Director, American Red Cross
Joe Ruiz, Director, UPS Humanitarian Relief & Resilience Program, The UPS Foundation
 

5:00pm - Wrap Up

Julie Swann, Harold R. and Mary Anne Professor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Co-director, Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems
 

5:15pm - Reception and Poster Session