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Maine Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference: Final Schedule Published


April 26, 2009


Participant registration open; Final schedule published

Registrations are being accepted for the First Annual Maine Partners in Preparedness Conference, to be held April 30 and May 1, 2009 at the Augusta Civic Center.

Please note: Any registration questions should be referred to: the MALEM Affiliate Liaison at Maine Municipal Association: 1-800-452-8786

Now available are:

The registration packet can be downloaded in Adobe® .pdf format.. The last page of the packet is a Registration Form that may be filled out electronically, but must be printed and submitted by mail.

Keynote Speaker: James Lee Witt

James Lee Witt is the Chief Executive Officer of the crisis management and preparedness services consulting firm James Lee Witt Associates, a part of GlobalOptions Group. Mr. Witt served as FEMA Director from 1993 to 2001.

Exhibitor Opportunities Still Available

Exhibitor registrations will be accepted up to April 29. Exhibitor registrations being mailed should be timed to be received by April 29 (before the conference).

Exhibitor packets may be downloaded in Adobe® .pdf format. The registration form may be filled out electronically, but must be printed and signed, and submitted by mail.

About the event

The conference workshops have been organized into special interest "tracks".

Day One (April 30):

  • Hazardous materials planning and response (2 tracks)
  • Public health and home preparedness
  • Natural hazards and planning
  • Community preparedness
  • Incident response

Day Two (May 1):

  • Hazardous materials planning and response (2 tracks) AND the annual Hazmat Team Challenge
  • Business preparedness
  • Operations and response
  • School preparedness
  • Volunteers

See detailed schedule(in Adobe® .pdf format)

The Conference is a partnership among the State Emergency Response Commission, MEMA, and the Maine Association of Local Emergency Managers. It will combine the offerings of the annual Hazardous Materials Conference, with a wide range of workshops and information sessions to benefit First Responders, Government Officials, Emergency Managers, Business Leaders, School Administrators, Health and Human Service Providers, and Voluntary Agencies.

Updates on the conference will continue to be posted on the MEMA and Maine Prepares websites.

Don't miss this two-day learning experience with statewide partners and exhibitors.

NOTE: You will need the free Adobe® Reader to view .pdf documents



Dwane Hubert, MEMA


Last update: 07/20/10