Time: August 3, 2015 from 7:30am to 5pm
Location: The California Endowment Center - Los Angeles
Street: 1000 North Alameda Street
City/Town: Los Angeles, CA 90012
Website or Map: http://srcs-socal.eventbrite.…
Event Type: whole community, stakeholder, engagement, workshop
Organized By: Alan E. Yue - Smart Trees Pacific / XLUR8 Ed. & Res. Foundation
Latest Activity: May 14, 2015
What is the Storm Resilient Communities Summit?
The Storm Resilient Communities Summit (“Summit”) will present and gather professional community feedback on the Urban Forestry Incident Command Engagement Model (UFICEM). The purpose of the UFICEM is to help municipal professionals with tree related and emergency management related responsibilities to make the case for funding proactive public works investments which can prevent, mitigate, and prepare for storm related (e.g. wind, fire, rain, landslide, flood) natural disaster events. Resilience, and reduction in the costs of response and recovery over and above protection of life, property, community continuity, and natural resources is the objective.
Who is this Summit for?
Emergency Management stakeholders at the municipal, county, and regional level.
Policy Makers including Mayors, City Managers, and other Elected Officials
Certified Arborists and other Urban Forestry professionals.
Fire, Law Enforcement, and other “first responder” stakeholders.
Utility and Insurance industry professionals seeking to mitigate risk and enhance preparedness in the communities which you serve.
Representatives from non-governmental / nonprofit organizations with an interest in Community Resilience, Urban Forestry, and Inter-governmental collaboration.
What will you get out of the Summit?
You will will walk away with an understanding of the UFICEM which can be immediately implemented to gain budget and other resources.
You will make valuable contacts with other professionals just like you in the Southern California area, with whom you can exchange knowledge of “good practices” in support of gaining budget and other support in your community and neighbor communities.
You will get the good feeling and recognition of having shared your thoughts and professional experience in shaping a national framework which will make a national impact..
You’ll have fun experiencing innovative presentation and facilitation techniques which you can use in your own professional work.
0730-0800 Breakfast and Coffee
0800-0820 Opening Comments and Agenda Review
0820-1200 Morning Session
1245-1425 Afternoon Session
1435-1600 Forum and Q&A: “How to Get Funding for your Urban Forestry / Emergency Management Program”
1600-1630 Wrap Up and Retrospective
Discount Code: Enter CRA2015 to enjoy a $30 discount.
More information or to register:
Contact: Alan E. Yue, CBCP, CISSP, PMP, PMI-ACP