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2019 Operations Preconference Information (Operations and Communications)

DO Conference and Learning Lab Schedule

Preconference Streaming information toward the bottom of the page

Wednesday, 7 Aug

0800 – 1100 – DO Preconference – Ops and Comm Combined Session (Salon 7 - 8)

0800 – 0845: Introductions & Operations Update
0845 – 0930: MD EMA – CAP integration Planning and Prep
0930 – 1000: Safety update
1000 – 1015: Break
1015 – 1100: NESA – MTT Briefing
1100 – 1200: Health Services update

1200 – 1300: Lunch

1300 – 1730 – DO & Communications Breakouts (separate rooms)

1730 – 1800 – Q&A with the DO Staff (Salon 7 - 8)

DO Breakout Session (Salon 7 - 8)

1300 – 1345: Radar Forensics (Sandbox of ICs) 
1345 – 1445: Pilot Evaluation Process 
1445 – 1515: Logistics update 
1515 – 1530: Break
1530 – 1630: Aircrew Professionalism Initiative & Glider Update 
1630 – 1715: Youth Aviation Lessons Learned 
1715 – 1730: Break
1730 – 1800: Q&A with the DO Staff

Comm Breakout Session (Salon 9)

1300 – 1330: Introductions (Kyser)
1330 – 1430: Comm Program Update (Kyser)
1430 – 1500: National Traffic Net Update (Brudtkuhl)
1500 – 1515: Break
1515 – 1600: Communications Security Update (Wolff)
1600 – 1640: Spectrum Management Update (Falvey)
1640 – 1720: Training & Education Update (Higgins)

(Communications Team will return to Salon 7 - 8)

1730 – 1800: Q&A with the DO Staff (Salon 7 - 8)

Thursday, 8 Aug

0800 – 1200 – Ops Breakout Sessions (Salon 7 – 8)

0800 – 0830: Coordinating a large-scale response & the Virtual ICP 
0830 – 0900: FEMA Uploader 
0900 – 0945: Discussion on using Fuel Cards
0945 – 1000: Break
1000 – 1030: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency 
1030 – 1115: sUAS and C-sUAS Initiative 
1115 – 1145: FEMA update 
1145 – 1200: Panel Discussion with: sUAS, FEMA, GIS

0800 – 1200 – Communications Breakout Sessions (Salon 9)

0800 – 0900: Radio Maintenance Workshop
0900 – 1000: Comm Recruiting and Retention Workshop
1000 – 1015: Break
1015 – 1200: HF Data Operations

1330 – 1800 – DO Preconference – Ops and Comm Combined Session (Salon 7 - 8)

1330 – 1400: Development and Marketing 
1400 – 1430: Marketing
1430 – 1515: Nat Assoc for Search and Rescue (NASAR)
1515 – 1530: Break
1530 – 1600: AFNORTH (Ardent Sentry)
1600 – 1630: GIS Support
1630 – 1715: Motorola & ReadyOp demonstrations
1715 – 1800: sUAS hands on demonstrations (Worcester)

You can use the links below to register for the live webinar of the Operations and Communications Preconference sessions.

Operations preconference webinar – 7 & 8 Aug 2019, 8:00 am – 6:00 pm EDT.  

Click on the link below to register.

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7500709295416609538

Communications preconference webinar – 7 Aug 2019, 1300 - 1800 and 8 Aug 2019, 0800 - 1200

Click on the link below to register.

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2624920583997682188

The Communications Specific Breakout times are:

Wednesday, Aug 7, 1300 - 1800
Thursday, Aug 8, 0800 – 1200
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Learning Labs

Friday, 9 Aug

1030 – 1200:  DO-01 – What’s New in Ops?  (Desmarais) (Rm: Harborside C)

1330 – 1430:  DO-02 – Cell Forensics Overview (Hoff) (Rm: Harborside C)

1330 – 1430:  DO-08 – Effectively Utilizing Health Services Officers (Janisko) (Rm: James)

1445 – 1545:  DO10 – Training At FEMA’s Training Centers – For Free (Ditch) (Rm: James)

1600 – 1700:  DO-04 – Communications Initiatives Briefing (Kyser) (Harborside C)

Saturday, 10 Aug

1030 – 1200:  DO-05 – Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (Worcester) (Rm. Harborside C)

1330 – 1430:  DO-06 – Crew Resource Management/Single Pilot Management (Conyers) (Rm. Harborside C)

1445 – 1545:  DO-07 – Certification in Emergency Management (Ditch) (Salon 7)

1600 – 1700:  DO-11 – Fit to Fly (Janisko) (Waterview D)

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