G 291 Joint Information System/Center Planning for Tribal/State/Local Public Information Officers   

This 1-day course will build on the core competencies gained in the G290, applying those skills in an expanding incident where coordination is enhanced through activation of a Joint Information System and establishment of a Joint Information Center. Course objectives: - Define NIMS, and explain where public information fits in. - Define ICS and the role of the PIO within ICS. - Analyze the communications needs of a single-PIO incident. - Differentiate between the JIS and the JIC. - Describe triggers for JIC activation. - Describe the preparedness activities for establishing and maintaining a JIC. - Describe flexible and scalable structures for organizing a JIC based on incident needs. - Describe the State JIC organizational structures and resources. - Describe the Federal ESF #15 organizational structures and resources. - Identify strategies for building partnerships at all levels.

Prerequisites: G289, G290, IS-29

Target Audience: The primary audience for this training is individuals who have public information responsibilities as their main job or as an auxiliary function at the federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial level of government, and in the private and nongovernmental sectors.

Seats Remaining: 22

Begin Date: 4/16/2020

End Date: 4/16/2020

Time: 8:00 AM--4:30 PM

Muscatine County Conservation Center, Discovery Park 3300 Cedar Street
Iowa - 52761

Additional Information:

1) Parking is available in front of the building 2) Use main entrance, turn right and training room will be on your left. 3) Travel and meals will be on your own, adequate time for lunch will be provided.