Cultures of Preparedness 2019 Conference Program:

Black Swans, Dragon Kings and Supernova

A. Nuclear and radiological threats - the consequences of the unexpected.

B. Can nuclear solutions mitigate global warming?


Saturday, October 26th, 2019


Pastries and Beverages served

8:15 AM

9:00 AM: Conference Opening

 Opening Remarks by Major General Patrick A. Murphy

NYS Commissioner of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services.

Sheltering Operations: Understanding Access and Functional Needs

Companion Animal Sheltering

First Responder Mental Health

Keeping Children Engaged in Shelters

Importance of Spiritual Care during Emergencies

National Weather Service: “Creating a Weather-Ready Nation”

FEMA’s 2018 - 2022 Strategic Plan

“Black Swans, Dragon Kings and Supernovae”

Tedd Weyman

CPR and Stop the Bleed Skills Practice


Conclusion with Lunch

2:00 PM

This a tentative program and includes Presentations for the general public at the Niagara University, Lewiston, NY, 4th Floor, St.Vincent's Hall


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