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2012 New Madrid Incident Management Peer Exchange. October 23-25, 2012

New Madrid Incident Management Peer Exchange Pre-Event Survey

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet-Division of Incident Management along with the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection-Emergency Response Team, Kentucky Office of Homeland Security-HSEEP, US Department of Transportation, US Environmental Protection Agency and Kentucky Emergency Management Agency are tentatively planning the “2012 New Madrid Incident Management Peer Exchange” Registration from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EDT, with opening session beginning at 1:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, October 23, 2012.  We will have full-day sessions from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on October 24.  On October 25, the sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon EDT.  This inaugural conference will be held at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Office Building at 200 Mero Street, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.

The Peer Exchange will focus on the key elements at play while planning the response to a catastrophic event in the New Madrid Seismic Fault Zone states.  The Peer Exchange tracks will include: a scenario based pre-planning response for Federal/State/Local and Private Transportation Partners (Freight “Air and ground, Evacuation “Air, Ground and Rail”, Navigation and Hazardous Materials”, Rail “Hazardous Materials and Infrastructure’ and Pipeline “Hazardous Liquids and Gas”.

Our goal is that as a participant you will experience a most beneficial and enjoyable knowledge-based return for being a part of our nation’s first Peer Exchange.  Please see and respond to the attached survey; this survey will take less than five minutes to complete.  Your responses will help us better determine what should be included so we can serve your agency or industry in the nation’s first such Peer Exchange for the transportation industry.  Please complete and submit this survey via link provided…

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