Wednesday, September 27, 2006
OU hosts annual Emergency Preparedness ConferenceOakland University will host its third annual Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference Friday, Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Guest speakers include Michael Brown, former director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and undersecretary of the federal Department of Homeland Security, and Richard Marshall, senior information assurance representative for the National Security Agency (NSA).
Conference topics include cyber security, workplace violence, identity theft, modeling and simulation, risk analysis, mitigation policies, media relations, financial assurance, managing trauma and stress, and more. The event features special sessions for financial institutions, K–12 schools, single businesses and multiple site organizations.
The Emergency Preparedness and Business Continuity Conference at OU is sponsored by Jarvis Emergency Services, Unitex Direct Inc., Patriot Services Corp. and J.C. Hanlon Consulting. Community partners include Automation Alley; Leadership Oakland; Oakland County Emergency Response and Preparedness Services; the Rochester Regional, Troy and Detroit Regional chambers of commerce; and Oakland Community College/CREST.
The registration fee is $235 per person and exhibit opportunities are $500 for the day. For more information or to register for the conference, visit the Center for Executive and Continuing Education Web site or call (248) 370-3128.