Norwood Four Points by Sheraton

Tiffany Ballroom

1125 Boston-Providence Turnpike, Norwood MA 02062

 

Speaker Biographies pdf format of 2015 Hurricane Conference Speaker Biographies

 

Thursday, May 28, 2015

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Check-In

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Welcoming Remarks

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

National Hurricane Center Products and Seasonal Outlook  pdf format of National Hurricane Center Products and Seasonal Outlook
file size 4MB

Local Office Hurricane Products and Services  pdf format of Local Office Hurricane Products and Services
file size 6MB

Bob Thompson, Meteorologist-in-Charge, National Weather Service, Taunton, MA

9:45 AM - 10:35 AM

Public Response to Hurricane Threats in Massachusetts  pdf format of Public Response to Hurricane Threats in Massachusetts
file size 2MB

Dr. Earl J. “Jay” Baker, Associate Professor, Florida State University

10:35 AM - 11:05 AM

Debris Overview  pdf format of Debris Overview
file size 1MB

Scott MacLeod, Mitigation & Disaster Recovery Section Chief, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency

11:05 AM - 11:50 AM

Media and Hurricane Preparedness  pdf format of Media and Hurricane Preparedness
file size 2MB

Matt Noyes, Chief Meteorologist, New England Cable News

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Re-Entry and Rebuilding After a Disaster  pdf format of Re-Entry and Rebuilding After a Disaster
file size 6MB

Amy Grzybowski, Town Manager, Town of Westerly, Rhode Island

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Preventing Further Harm: Practical Insights  pdf format of Preventing Further Harm: Practical Insights
file size 4MB

Lisa Crowner, Statewide Health Educator/Trainer, Massachusetts Department of Public Health

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

                Emergency Power; Fuel supply chain after a Hurricane and Power Restoration pdf format of Emergency Power
file size 1MB

Mike McCallan, Director of Emergency Planning, National Grid

A Fuel Retailer’s Perspective on Hurricane Preparedness  pdf format of A Fuel Retailer’s Perspective on Hurricane Preparedness
file size 1MB

Tom Cacciola, Vice President of Facilities Support, The Cumberland Gulf Group

3:00 PM - 3:20 PM

HURREVAC Overview  pdf format of HURREVAC Overview
file size 1MB

Paul Morey, Hurricane Program Manager, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Region I

3:20 PM - 3:45 PM

Know Your Zone  pdf format of Know Your Zone
file size 1MB

Kurt N. Schwartz, Undersecretary for Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Executive Office of Public Safety and Security; Director, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Closing Remarks