Disaster Management Expert Speakers Include:

Hurricane Track Speakers


Dr. Mitch Goldberg
Dr. Mitch Goldberg
Senior Scientist, National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service (NESDIS)
NOAA
Jeffrey Thomas
Jeffrey Thomas
Director of Acquisition and Grants
NOAA
Stephen Volz
Stephen Volz
Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services, National Environmental Satellite, Data & Information Service (NESDIS)
NOAA
Art Acevedo
Art Acevedo
Chief of Police
Houston Police Department
Luther Reynolds
Luther Reynolds
Chief of Police
Charleston Police Department
Shannon Scaff
Shannon Scaff
Director, Emergency Management
City of Charleston, South Carolina
Michael Sprayberry
Michael Sprayberry
Director of Emergency Management
North Carolina Department of Public Safety
Caryn Margita
Caryn Margita
Deputy Chief, Office of Emergency Management and Disaster Response Policy
US Coast Guard
Fred Faithful
Fred Faithful
GEOINT Mission Manager for Western Hemisphere
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Butch Kinerney
Butch Kinerney
Chief of Communications, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA)
FEMA
Jeffry Evans
Jeffry Evans
Meteorologist in Charge, Galveston, TX
NOAA
Brad Kieserman
Brad Kieserman
Vice President for Disaster Operations and Logistics
American Red Cross
Bruce Fitzgerald
Bruce Fitzgerald
Senior Public Safety Advisor
First Responder Network Authority (First Net)
Doug Parish
Doug Parish
Director, Office of Safety and Occupational Health
US Forest Service
Emilee Blunt
Emilee Blunt
National Pandemic Coordinator
US Forest Service

Wildfire Track Speakers


Joe Tyler
Joe Tyler
Deputy Director, Fire Protection
CAL Fire
Patricia Grantham
Patricia Grantham
Director, Fire and Aviation Operations
US Forest Service
Kim Christensen
Kim Christensen
Deputy Assistant Director of Fire and Aviation Operations
US Forest Service
Robert Baird
Robert Baird
Director, Fire and Aviation, Pacific Southwest Region (California)
US Forest Service
David Lewis
David Lewis
Superintendant
New South Wales Fire + Rescue - Australia
Ian Meier
Ian Meier
Executive Director
British Columbia Wildfire Service
Charles Turley
Charles Turley
Wildfire Division Manager
Washington State Department of Natural Resources
Joel Lane
Joel Lane
Air Attack Group Supervisor
Orange County Fire Authority
Jonathan Woldermariam
Jonathan Woldermariam
Director of Transmission & Distribution Engineering
San Diego Gas & Electric
Christopher Baker
Christopher Baker
Senior Public Safety Advisor
First Responder Network Authority (First Net)
Brad Schmidt
Brad Schmidt
Wildland Fire Program Manager, Center of Excellence for Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting
Colorado Division of Fire Protection and Control
Gordon Sachs
Gordon Sachs
Chief, All Hazard & International Fire Support Branch
US Forest Service
Sean Triplett
Sean Triplett
Tools and Technology Program Manager, National Interagency Fire Center
US Forest Service
Everett Hinkley
Everett Hinkley
Remote Sensing Tools Program Manager
US Forest Service