In football, a safety is worth two points. For those attending a college football game, safety is worth everything.
According to a 2015 Nielsen study, more than 32 million people attend at least one music festival in the U.S. each year, with a third of those attending more than one festival. Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo and Coachella are just a few of the events that will bring together thousands of people this summer. So what should emergency managers and event organizers do to prepare?
When disasters hit, chaos tends to follow. Emergency managers have successfully utilized social media at the core of their preparedness efforts in order to effectively communicate during disastrous events to keep such chaos to a minimum. Social media has made it possible to make smart decisions and spread information instantaneously, something that can ultimately help save lives.
The 2018 Juvare Preparedness Summit is fast approaching. While your Summit experience will include presentations by world-class thought leaders, invaluable training opportunities, guru sessions with Juvare subject matter experts and fun social events, our Clients’ Share-a-Thon presentations always emerge as the true stars of Summit. I encourage you to make plans to attend the following sessions that feature real-life experiences and identify insightful best practices.
As you start planning for all the great events at this year’s Preparedness Summit, we want to encourage you to download the Summit mobile app, which allows you to browse our program offerings, personalize your schedule and make the most out of Summit.
Vehicular accidents, road closures, highway construction, maintenance activities and severe weather can all lead to traffic gridlock. Such gridlocks come with serious implications for personal safety and an ever-present potential for significant economic impacts. In an effort to ensure safety in these and related situations, Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) entered into a discovery session with Intermedix to ensure safety and emergency management within their communities.
The U.S. Department of Education (DOE) did not publish a new edition of The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting in 2017; however, that did not slowdown the Trump Administration from refining the terms of Clery Act compliance.
We couldn’t be more excited to be hosting the Preparedness Summit in our new corporate home, downtown Atlanta, Georgia! The Intermedix Preparedness Division, soon to be Juvare, is delighted to be hosting this special event at a landmark destination, the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, which celebrated its 50th anniversary last year.
We are excited to be hosting this year’s Preparedness Summit in Downtown Atlanta, the home of one of the largest business districts in the Southeast. The downtown area offers numerous tourist attractions, entertainment centers, restaurants, hotels and other businesses, all within walking distance of your hotel! Here are just a few you might find to be of interest.
For this year’s Preparedness Summit, Emergency Management experts from various industries will gather at the Preparedness Division’s new home in Atlanta, GA. After enjoying three days of informative sessions covering emergency management and health preparedness and response, we encourage you to spend the rest of the weekend in Atlanta to explore all it has to offer.