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14th Annual Iowa Homeland Security Conference

2017 Iowa Homeland Security Conference logo

The 14th Annual Iowa Homeland Security Conference is scheduled for Oct. 16-17, 2017, at the FFA Enrichment Center on the Ankeny DMACC Campus.

 

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If you have any questions, please contact Cristie Duric or Beth Lewis at 515.725.3231 or HSEMDConf@iowa.gov.

 

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FFA Enrichment Center exhibition hall

 

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The following hotels have a limited number of rooms set aside for conference attendees. Reservations should be made by Sept. 14, 2017, or any remaining rooms for these negotiated rates will be released.

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Hotels, rates, and details

AmericInn logo

AmericInn ($100/night + tax)

1610 SE Oralabor Road, Ankeny

Block name: Homeland Security Conference

To reserve: Call 515.964.2004

 

Comfort Inn logo

Comfort Inn ($107/night + tax)

2602 SE Creekview Drive, Ankeny

Group name: Homeland Security Conference

To reserve: Call 515.963.1100

Country Inn and Suites logo

Country Inn & Suites ($107/night + tax)

2510 SE Tones Drive, Ankeny

Block name: Homeland Security Conference

To reserve: Call 515.965.2646

 

Fairfield Inn and Suites logo

Fairfield Inn & Suites ($107/night + tax)

215 NE Delaware Avenue, Ankeny

Group name: Iowa Homeland Security Conference

To reserve: Call 515.965.8400

 

Hampton Inn and Suites logo

Hampton Inn & Suites ($109/night + tax)

6210 SE Convenience Boulevard, Ankeny

Block name: Homeland Security Conference

To reserve: Call 515.261.4400

 

Holiday Inn Express logo

Holiday Inn Express & Suites ($107/night + tax)
2402 SE Tones Drive, Ankeny

Block name: Homeland Security Conference

To reserve: Call 515.965.2400

 

Quality Inn logo

Quality Inn & Suites ($65/night + tax)
201 SE Delaware Avenue, Ankeny

Block name: Homeland Security Conference

To reserve: Call 515.964.8202

Ramada logo

Ramada ($85/night + tax)

133 SE Delaware Avenue, Ankeny

Block name: Iowa Homeland Security Conference

To reserve: Call 515.964.1717

 

 

Agenda

 

This agenda is tentative and subject to change.

(Last edited: Sept. 19, 2017)

 

Monday, Oct. 16

 

7:15 a.m.

 

Registration

   

  Exhibition Hall

8:15 a.m.

 

Welcome/Introductions

 

 

  Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds (invited)
  Director Mark Schouten, Iowa HSEMD

8:45 a.m.

 

General Session

 

 

  Homeland Security and Other Initiatives at DMACC

  President Robert Denson, DMACC
  Steve Barger, DMACC
  Jessica Cole, DMACC
  Kyle Hess, DMACC

10 a.m.

 

Break/Networking

   

  

10:30 a.m.

 

General Session

 

 

  Managing Social Media During a Crisis

  Mark Basnight, Argonne National Laboratory

  Holly Hardin, Argonne National Laboratory

Noon

 

Working Lunch

 

 

  Iowa DOT Traffic Management Center: Traffic
  Management Tools

  Bonnie Castillo, Iowa Dept. of Transportation

1:15 p.m.

 

Break/Networking

   

  

1:30 p.m.

 

Breakout Sessions

 

 

  Preventing and Responding to Cyber Incidents

  Jeff Franklin, Office of the Chief Information Officer

    (State of Iowa)

 

 

  Communication is the Key

  Rick Wulfekuhle, Buchanan County Emergency Mgmt.

 

 

  In the Line of Duty Death Process

  Lt. Jody Hayes, West Des Moines Police Dept.
  Chief Dennis McDaniel, Johnston Police Dept.
  Capt. Steve O'Konek, Cedar Rapids Police Dept.
  Capt. Travis Ouverson, West Des Moines Police Dept.

 

 

  Iowa Legal Aid Resources

  Lisa Gavin, Iowa Legal Aid

2:45 p.m.

 

Break/Networking

   

  

3:15 p.m.

 

Breakout Sessions

 

 

  HSEMD's Planning, Training, and
  Exercise Program Update

  Cristie Duric, Iowa HSEMD

  David Johnston, Iowa HSEMD

   

  Social Media Data Mining and Other Tools

  Stefanie Bond, Iowa HSEMD

   

  In the Line of Duty Death Process (REPEAT)

  Lt. Jody Hayes, West Des Moines Police Dept.
  Chief Dennis McDaniel, Johnston Police Dept.
  Capt. Steve O'Konek, Cedar Rapids Police Dept.
  Capt. Travis Ouverson, West Des Moines Police Dept.

   

  911 Updates and FirstNet

  John Benson, Iowa HSEMD

4:30 p.m.

 

End of Day 1

 

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Tuesday, Oct. 17

 

8:15 a.m.

 

Breakout Sessions

   

  Iowa Mutual Aid Compact: How it Supports your
  Local Emergency Management Program

  John Benson, Iowa HSEMD
  Jacob Nicholson, Iowa HSEMD

   

  Black Sky Hazards and Catastrophic Planning

  Paul Ebert, Des Moines Water Reclamation Facility

  Lacey Hogan, Alliant Energy

  Waleed Wadi, Kum & Go

   

  Foot and Mouth Disease Planning

  Stephen Moline, Iowa Dept. of Agriculture
  & Land Stewardship

   

  Why is a Debris Management Plan Important?

  Adam Broughton, Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources

  Caleb Housh, City of Seymour

  Keith Morgan, Story County Emergency Mgmt.

  Amelia Schoeneman, Story County Planning Dept.

9:30 a.m.

 

Break/networking

   

  

10 a.m.

 

Breakout Sessions

   

  Disaster Case Management

  Mark Anderson, Evangelical Lutheran Church, NE Iowa
  Kip Ladage, Bremer County Emergency Mgmt.
  Ashley Tenney, Iowa Community Action Association

   

  Legal Aspects of Public Drone Operations

  Justin James, Council Bluffs Fire Department

  Timothy McClung, Iowa Department of Transportation

  Mark Schouten, Iowa HSEMD

   

  RAGBRAI Planning and Iowa Weather

  TJ Juskiewicz, RAGBRAI

  Corey Snitker, Allamakee County Emergency Mgmt.

   

  Iowa Flood Center: Serving Iowans

  Witold Krajewski, Iowa Flood Center

11:15 a.m.

 

Working Lunch

   

  Local Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems

  Todd Brown, Madison County Emergency Mgmt.

  Mike Ehret, Dickinson County Emergency Mgmt.

  Justin James, Council Bluffs Fire Department

1 p.m.

 

Break/Networking

   

  

1:15 p.m.

 

General Session

   

  Chattanooga Shootings

  Tony Reavley, Hamilton County (TN) Emergency
    Services and Homeland Security

2:45 p.m.

 

Break/Networking

   

 

3 p.m.

 

General Session

   

  Fly the W: Chicago Cubs World Series

  Matthew Doughtie, Chicago Office of Emergency
    Mgmt.

4:30 p.m.

 

End of Day 2