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Webinar: Societal security – Emergency management – Requirements for incident response. April 11, 2012.

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ISO Technical Committee 223 on Societal Security Update

April 11, 2012 -- 12:00 Noon Eastern

In follow up to our last program on emergency management standards, is pleased to host a one hour presentation and interactive discussion Wednesday, April 11, 2012, beginning at 12:00 Noon Eastern time (please convert to your local time). Our topic will be an update on the activities of ISO Technical Committee 223 since our last program during 2008. This past December, ISO announced the publication of a new standard, ISO 22320:2011, Societal security – Emergency management – Requirements for incident response.

Photo of Dr. Dean LarsonOur guests will include Dean Larson, Ph.D., CEM®, Chair of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group and Head of Delegation to Technical Committee 223. Dr. Larson also serves as a Commissioner on the Indiana Emergency Response Commission and chairs the Certified Emergency Manager (CEM®) USA Commission. He is project lead for the development of the first ISO Standard on exercises and testing. Additional certifications include Safety Professional (CSP) and Business Continuity Lead Auditor (CBCLA).

Photo of Orlando HernandezAlso joining us will be Orlando P. Hernandez, Senior Specialist with the National Fire Protection Association. Mr. Hernandez has over 20 years of experience conducting and administering Fire and Life Safety Inspection Programs for the State of Texas Fire Marshal's Office and Bexar County. He also has over 16 years of Fire Investigation experience and 6 years of experience as an Emergency Management Coordinator and Incident Management Team responder.

Photo of Brian ZawadaOur final presenter will be Brian Zawada, Co-founder and Director of Consulting for Avalution Consulting, a global firm specializing in business continuity solution design, development, implementation and long-term program maintenance. Mr. Zawada previously served on the ASIS International Technical Committee that authored the new American National Standard on business continuity and currently serves on the US Technical Advisory Group charged with authoring the new family of ISO Societal Security standards, including ISO 22301.
Please make plans to join us, and see the Background Page for links to related resources and the new Instructions. If this will be your first time to participate, you may set up WebEx in advance. On the day of the program you may use the Webinar Login link not more than 30 minutes before the scheduled time.

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