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Subject: FW: Mass Casualty Conference

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Bill Kalin

Clarus Technology, Inc.

Office for Interoperability and Compatibility

Science and Technology

Department of Homeland Security

(O) - 202-254-6774

(C) - 703-283-2835


From: streamsendbouncer@me-ss2-fxvdkg.mailengine1.com [mailto:streamsendbouncer@me-ss2-fxvdkg.mailengine1.com] On Behalf Of Homeland Security Outlook
Sent: Thursday, July 08, 2010 2:05 PM
To: Kalin, William
Subject: Guided Tour of CDC Emergency Operations Center At Mass Casualty Conference




Confirmed Speakers

Keynote: Daniel M. Sosin, Acting Director, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - NEW!

Keynote: Deborah Levy, PhD, MPH, CAPT, US Public Health Service Chief, Healthcare Preparedness Activity Office of the Director Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - NEW!

Keynote: Dr. Pat O'Neal, State of GA

Peter Marghella, DPR Inc.

Chuck Cannerela, MMRS

Steven D. Gravely, Partner, Troutman Sanders

Charles Warren, US Marshall Services

Sgt. First Class Ryan Newman, Post Commander, Georgia State Patrol


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How Prepared Are You?


Mass Casualty Conference: Altered Standards of Care and Surge Capacity in a Mass Casualty Event at the CDC Headquarters in Atlanta, GA will teach attendees how to plan and support surge capacity in healthcare systems and develop altered standards of care to meet mass casualty needs during natural or manmade disasters.


Registration includes a guided tour of the CDC Emergency Operations Center, CDC Museum tour,
breakfast and lunch


What you will learn:

  • What is being done in planning for altered standards of care at the state and local levels
  • How to develop altered standards of care in the context of planning for a mass casualty event (including guidelines and tools)
  • Characteristics of medical surge capacity demand for sudden-impact disasters
  • How to assess the capacity of health care facilities and systems in your region
  • CDC’s surge capacity priorities, activities, and initiatives
  • How EMS operations are affected in times of crisis
  • Allocating scarce resources to save as many lives as possible
  • Who is in charge and for how long?
  • Utilization of the Strategic National Stockpile in the field
  • Effective utilization of other resources (MRC, DMAT, Sheriff's Auxiliary, etc)
  • Funding sources / grants
  • Legal issues to consider during disasters
  • And more!

For registration information, click here.



Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333

In order to promote conversation and networking, space will be limited at this conference. Do not delay in signing up at your earliest opportunity.


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