Mark Your Calendar -- May 13th ACP Meeting at BART in Oakland
Dear ACP Members, We have a great May ACP SF Bay Area Chapter Membership Meeting coming up on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30p.m., with a brown-bag lunch from 11:30 a.m. to noon at the BART Emergency Opeations Center (EOC). (Please note the meeting date is 5/13/15). This month we are looking at Keeping the Public Safe and the Trains Moving: Overview of BART's Emergency Operations Plan, Public Information System, and Lessons Learned from Recent Incidents and Plan Activations.
Want to learn how BART keeps the public safe and the trains moving? You can apply these lessons to enhance your business continuity and emergency management programs! Come and meet BART's Emergency Manager, Marla Blagg, and hear about their Emergency Operations Plan, and how their organization is structured when there is an emergency or a large scale event. Marla will share some valuable lessons learned from recent incidents and plan activations.
The presentation will be conducted in the Emergency Operations Center and will include BART's Public Information Officer and a EOC tour. An opportunity to discuss crisis communication, Joint Information Systems/Center will be the highlight of an interactive discussion.The meeting agenda is on the Eventbrite page, see link below. Please RSVP for this meeting by Friday, 05/08/2015 by clicking here (direct link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sf-acp-may-2015-membership-meeting-tickets-16404551455) Space in the EOC is limited, so we recommend RSVPing early.
Location: BART Emergency Operations Center, Lake Merritt BART Station, 800 Madison Street, Oakland, CA 94607
This location is BART accessible, simply exit the Lake Merritt stop.
Mark Your Calendars for upcoming ACP programs in 2015 . . .
Tuesday, June 9 Failure is not an option - Take a deeper dive into planning recovery for critical treasury operations (Virtual Meeting)
Tuesday, July 14 Fearless World of Lions, Tigers, and Bears … and Cute River Otters and Blue Eyed Lemurs!! How Emergency Planning and Business Continuity Work at One of the Most Recognized Zoo’s in the Country - The Oakland Zoo: Overview of Safety, Emergency Management Business Continuity at the Oakland Zoo. Plus an Oakland Zoo Tour from an Emergency Manager’s perspective. (Held at the Oakland Zoo)
Tuesday, August 11 All-Hazard Emergency Operations Planning: A Bird-Eye View of How The Operational Area (county) Responds to and Recovers from an Emergency or Crisis; including an Alameda County Emergency Operations Center Tour (Held in Dublin).
Come join us! We look forward to seeing you there!
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