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AMU to Host Homeland Security Summit at National Press Club

American Military University (AMU) will host “Homeland Security: The Ripple Effect”, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Feb. 6-7.
The two-day event will be one of the first-ever homeland security conferences to address the needs of outlying communities after a catastrophe.
Confirmed speakers include Hon. Bennie G. Thompson, ranking member of the Committee on ; Lieutenant General Russel Honoré, commander of Joint Task Force Katrina; and FEMA Director, R. David Paulison.

What Will Be Discussed? View agenda.

Conference tracks include:

  • Planning and preparation
  • Training, education, and awareness
  • Command, control, and operations

Sessions will address topics such as:

  • Funding and resources
  • Healthcare systems in outlying communities
  • Transportation and mobility
  • Training, education, and public awareness
  • Local government planning:ensuring continuity after disaster strikes
  • Emergency preparation and response for special populations
  • Food and water safety and emergency response
  • Federal response: policy gaps

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