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Titanic! New Disaster Response to an Old Disaster.
Applying modern Emergency Management techniques to one of the most infamous disasters!
  

Everyone knows what happened when the Titanic went down. Jack held on but eventually succumbed while Rose held on and went on to make a new life for heself. We all know what the danger was facing the Titanic... or do we? What would have happened if a few people had organized a response using modern technicques, would more people have survived? How can we be sure to be among the survivors if faced...

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Travels From: Chicago, IL
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Reaching Out
Surviving 911 with P.T.S.D. (Post traumatic Stress Disorder)
  

My many days as a member of the many Search and Rescue/Recovery Teams for the Port Authority of New York/ New Jersey Police Department at the World Trade Center in New York City on 09.11.2001 Not only do I share my story at ground Zero, but the deep depression that followed after. Do this day I am in therapy battling my illness as well as PTSD. It's the Battle of my Life. I share with fellow Poli...

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Travels From: Manahawkin, NJ
Fee Range: Available Upon Request

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Community Resilience
Healthy Communities are Resilient Communities
  

This program provides participants with an understanding of the social factors that reduce resilience: the ability of people to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies. The understanding of these social factors helps to build on community strengths that act as protective factors that increase resilience.

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Travels From: Boston, MA
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Turning the Tales on Terrorism
Lessons from the Twin Towers
  

As a survivor of the 9/11 tragedy as well as being a person who happens to be blind, Michael Hingson enthralls audiences worldwide with his unique perspective on life and relationships. He describes himself as a person who has grown up, survived, and flourished in a world full of misconceptions about blindness and increasingly poor and distrustful attitudes toward people in general. On September...

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Travels From: Victorville, CA
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Thrive
Mobilizing Communities to Grow Resilience
  

As CEO of the nonprofit National Resilience Institute, Dr. Marti studies and practices building resilient communities. Attendees learn the THRIVE Model of Resiliency™, science of mattering, and strategies to engage, connect with, challenge, and enrich others. Use these practices to increase meaning, strength and results in your community!

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Travels From: Cedar Rapids, IA
Fee Range: Available Upon Request

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