Preparation and education are key to the safety and security of communities region-wide. This forum will be the most significant event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest and will be the springboard and blueprint for other regions to model. EPLF Creates the opportunity and environment to explore new and proven procedures that facilitate educating and motivating business, Public officials, and not for profit organizations to prepare and survive and recover when disaster strikes.
According to a study by research firm Gartner Group, “43 percent of companies were immediately put out of business by a “major loss” of computer records, and another 51 percent permanently closed their doors within two years — leaving a mere six percent “survival”Learn More
Our nation’s businesses, campuses and postsecondary institutions are entrusted to provide a safe and healthy learning environment for students, faculty, and staff who live, and work there. It is therefore, critical for businesses and institutions to plan ahead for the safety and overall welfare of all members of a business or campus populous.Learn More
Floods, earthquakes, landslides, wild fire, epidemics, campus and workplace violence can happen without any warning. You cannot assume that official help will always be available immediately. What does it mean for your community?Learn More
Learn from Industry Experts sharing their Thought Leadership and hear about the latest in Technology and Strategic Planning.
Emergency Preparedness Leadership Forums will connect more than 2,000 leaders,
and feature unique conference sessions, as well more than 200 exhibits.
Experience a unique opportunity to learn from risk management professionals and network with peers. With more than 30 presentations and certification courses focusing on strategic preparation and collaborative response standards. Over the two day event also benefit from conference programs developed to help establish practical planning and educational programs that empower your organization and community to effect proactive preparations.
Discover what other communities, industries, businesses, emergency response professionals have learned and implemented in the wake of past disasters: What worked, what didn’t.
Learn what leaders need to do before-during-after a crisis.
Discover practical approaches to save time and money in planning to then improve preparedness.
Take advantage of the two day trade show and meet with over 100 leading industry leaders on the Portland Convention show floor.
Learn How to improve and train your team, company, community or organization from experienced advisors on how to prepare, respond, and assist.
You will learn the latest state of the art technologies, training, methods and best practices. Additionally, learn cross professional joint initiatives and communication systems and processes.
Discover the potential threats in your region, and community and what, practices optimize organization and community emergency response.
We've planned an agenda with a broad range of audiences in mind. You'll find numerous topics and training opportunities for:
Emergency Preparedness Leadership Forums most asked questions.
Early Registration $99 by Sept 30th
$149 by October 28th
$199 Thereafter or at the door
$25 Tradeshoow Floor Pass (2 Tickets)
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Emergency Preparedness Leadership Forum will be held at Oregon Convention Center NOV 1st (Tuesday) - 2nd (Wednesday), 2016.