2016 Program

TimeSpeakerTopic
07:30
Breakfast and registration
08:00Kate Brader
Managing Director, Regester Larkin Americas
Chair's opening remarks
08:10Dr. Jennifer Vardeman-Winter
Director of Graduate Studies, Valenti School of Communication at University of Houston
Innovative Technologies and Strategies for Community Resilience
08:10Dr Omprakash Gnawali
Assistant Professor, Computer Science , University of Houston
Innovative Technologies and Strategies for Community Resilience
08:50Garret Choquette
HES Emergency Manager, Occidental Petroleum
The challenges of preparing and responding across multiple world-wide regions
09:30Elizabeth Perez
Director of Communications, Education, and Engagement, Harris County Public Health
Preparing for Zika, a local public health response
10:10
Break and morning refreshments
10:40Gil Meyer
Director of Global Issues & Crisis Management, DuPont
Preparing for the crises of tomorrow
11:20James Morrison
Computer Scientist, The Federal Bureau of Investigation
Cyber Threats and You
12:00
Lunch and networking
13:00Claire Snowdon and Andrew Sheves
Regester Larkin
Workshop: Managing a Cyber Crisis
14:00Brad Leone
Director, Corporate Communications and Stakeholder Relations, Plains All American Pipeline
Lessons from the JIC: Communications considerations and expectations during a multi-agency incident response
14:40
Chair's closing remarks