#MACoCon Must: Crisis Control – Principles and Practice

Communities face more frequent and complex disasters due to vexing issues like a changing climate, social and economic inequity, aging infrastructure, cyber threats, and humanitarian crises. At the 2023 MACo Winter Conference, an expert panel will explain how policymakers and community partners can apply emergency management principles to solve today’s most complex challenges.

Crisis Control – Principles and Practice

Communities face more frequent and complex disasters due to vexing issues like a changing climate, social and economic inequity, aging infrastructure, cyber threats, and humanitarian crises. By enhancing communication and collaboration with local emergency managers, policymakers and community partners can apply emergency management principles to solve today’s most complex challenges. In this session, an expert panel will share best practices for prioritizing mitigation, preparation, response, and recovery to develop scalable, flexible, and adaptable solutions for even the most complex issues.

Speakers

  • Anna Sierra, Chief Development Officer, Maryland Department of Emergency Management
  • Michael Hinson, Emergency Manager, Howard County
  • Netta Squires, Director of Local Cybersecurity, Maryland Department of Information Technology
  • Preeti Emrick, Director, Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management

Date/Time: Thursday, January 5, 2023; 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

MACo’s Winter Conference, “Hit the Ground Running,” is at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Hotel in Cambridge, MD, from January 4-6, 2023 (with a pre-conference orientation for new county officials on January 3).

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