POSTPONED - 2020 Annual MNVOAD Conference

  • March 28, 2020
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • TBD
  • 177

Registration

  • for entry by conference committee members only

Help for the Helpers... We're in this together

The 2020 Minnesota VOAD Conference will be the 17th annual gathering of members from Minnesota voluntary organizations, private sector partners and emergency management representatives, to learn and to network.

The conference will include leadership and disaster-related trainings, and valuable collaboration and networking opportunities for over 100 participants.

This is an excellent opportunity for emergency management volunteers and professionals to come together from across the state to share best practices, new ideas and develop solutions for building more resilient communities.

Join us for a full day of learning and networking alongside your MNVOAD colleagues! 

Schedule of Events

0730-0830: Registration

0830-0850: Welcome

0850-0930: 2020 Flood/Severe Weather Outlooks for MN, Todd Krause, National Weather Service

0930-1000: MNVOAD - Organization Information; Initiatives; Assistance Form; Conference Calls

1000-1200: MARC - Multi Agency Resource Center - MN Flood Scenario

  • Organized by Red Cross - Participants to be contacted separately

ALL DAY (1000-0300): Richfield Public Safety Department's MOBILE OPERATION CENTER  

  • Throughout the day, Richfield CERT will be giving tours of the Richfield Public Safety Department's MOBILE OPERATIONS CENTER.

1200-1245: Lunch (Provided) with Capacity Building Groups

  • Long-Term Recovery
  • Radio Communications
  • Emergency Managers/Voluntary Agencies
  • Childcare in Disaster Response
  • Spiritual and Emotional Care

1245-0115: MNVOAD Business Meeting

0125-0235: Panel Discussions: Help the Helpers - Part 1
  • Room 1 Helping Organizations: Recruiting, Marketing, Engagement, Training Requirements and Updates
  • Room 2 Helping Emergency Managers: Coordination, Needs of EM, Needs of VOAD, Call-Out, After Action/Report, Activity Reporting
  • Room 3 Helping Volunteers: Burn-Out, Planning for Family, Turn-Out Kit/Lists, Itinerary
0235-0245: Break

0245-0400: Panel Discussions: Help the Helpers - Part 2

  • Room 1 Helping Organizations: Recruiting, Marketing, Engagement, Training Requirements and Updates
  • Room 2 Helping Emergency Managers: Coordination, Needs of EM, Needs of VOAD, Call-Out, After Action/Report, Activity Reporting
  • Room 3 Liaison Training 1: Basics
  • Room4 Parish & Community Preparedness: Pre-Disaster & Post-Disaster Response

0400-0430: Summary and Closing Comments


Thank you to our sponsors!



              

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