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Chemical and Bioterrorism Preparedness Education (Sunday, June 8 - Wednesday, June 11)

Sunday, June 8

Bioterrorism Preparedness--Intra/Inter-State Coordination (1:00pm - 1:50pm)

Speaker: Jim Najima, Public Health Preparedness Coordinator, Nevada Health Division, Carson City, NV

Preparing for a Terrorist Attack-Mass Casualty Management, "Focus on Soft Targets" (2:00pm - 2:50pm)

Speaker: Henry J. Siegelson, M.D., F.A.C.E.P, Practicing Emergency Physician and Clinical Assistant Professor, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Risk Communications and Public Health Preparedness--Regional Surge Capacity (3:00pm - 3:50pm)

Speakers: Michael Richardson, M.D., F.A.C.P., Senior Deputy Director and Briant Coleman, M.A., Bioterrorism Public Information Officer, DC Department of Health, Washington, DC

Debris Management in Response to a Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) Incident--A 9/11 Perspective (4:00pm - 4:50pm)

Speaker: MaryAnn Marrocolo, Director, Recovery and Mitigation, City of New York, Office of Emergency Management, New York, NY

Monday, June 9

Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response-Public and EH Communications and "The New Jersey Anthrax Incident" in Fall of 2001 (1:00pm - 1:50pm)

Speaker: Jeffrey M. Calia, Research Assistant, Center for Environmental Communication, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Assessing the EH Professional's Skills and Experience for Improved Response in Emergency and Terrorist Events (2:00pm - 2:50pm)

Speakers: Mark D. Miller, Senior EH Officer, EH Services Branch, National center for Environmental Health (NCEH), CDc, Atlanta, GA and Richard F. Collins, M.S.E.H., R.E.H.S., D.A.A.S., CAPT, US Public Health Service (USPHS), Deputy Bioterrorism Response Activities Coordinator, ATSDR, Atlanta, GA

Biosecurity--Safeguarding Plant, Animal and Human Resources from Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) Threats (3:00pm - 3:50pm)

Speaker: Mark Gill, Associate Director, Rocky Mountain Institute of Biosecurity, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Agro-Terrorism, Hazard Analysis, Risk Assessment and ICS (4:00pm - 4:50pm)

Speaker: Donald "Doc" Lumpkins, State Anti-Terrorism Officer and Administrator, State Office of Domestic Preparedness, Maryland Emergency Management Agency, Reistertown, MD

Tuesday, June 10

Public Water Systems Security and Protection Vulnerability Assessments (9:00am - 9:50am)

Speaker: CAPT Marvin Young, USPHS, State Program Manager, Drinking Water Office, US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), Region 9, San Francisco, CA

Bioterrorism Planning (10:00am - 10:50am)

Speakers: Kelly A. Barnett Vanscoy, R.N. B.S.N., Ontario, OR and Maria Gilson Sistrom, R.N., M.S.N., Clinical Epidemiologist, Bioterrorism Project Team Manager, Oregon Department of Human Services, Health Services, Portland, OR

Food Safety and Security--NBC Warfare Protection and Prevention (11:00am - 11:50am)

Speaker: COL Charnette Norton, US Army, Executive Officer, Task Force Medical Eagle, Field Hospital for US Armed Forces, US Allied Forces and Department of Defense Staff, Bosnia and Vice President, Romano Gatland of Texas, Missouri City, TX

Creative Teaching Strategies for Effective "Train-the-Trainer" Courses (1:00pm - 1:50pm)

Speaker: Susan McMaster, McMaster Training Associates, Dalzell, SC

NETCSC Security Resources for Small Water and Wastewater Systems (2:00pm - 2:50pm)

Speaker: Sandra Fallon, Training Specialist, National Environmental Training Center for Small Communities (NETCSC), West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Tabletop and Tools (3:00pm - 3:50pm)

Speaker: Darren Collins, Director, center of Public Health Preparedness, Dekalb County Board of Health, Decatur, GA

Federal Response to NBC Incidents (4:00pm - 4:50pm)

Speaker: Phillip Currence, E. …