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May
23
8:30 AM08:30

Faith and Education Sectors SECURITY CONFERENCE

- AGENDA -

0815-0845
ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION
Main Entrance

0845-0915
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
OPENING REMARKS
Community Room

0915-1000
LOOKING BEYOND THE STAINED GLASS WINDOW:
The Sutherland Church Shooting
Curtis Jones, Infragard San Diego
Community Room

1000-1045
VERBAL DE-ESCALATION TECHNIQUES
SA Jeffrey Cugno, FBI LA Field Office
Community Room

- BREAK -

1100-1145 CRITICAL INCIDENT RESPONSE
Officer Dustin Kato, Chino PD
Community Room

1145-1200
CLOSING REMARKS
Community Room

COST: Free

REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/faith-and-education-sectors-security-conference-23may2018-registration-45300801918

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May
21
1:00 PM13:00

Drone Awareness and Planning (DAP):

  • Downtown Los Angeles - Location provided after registration (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Well before 9/11, drones had become a vital fixture of military and national security operations, and now they are quickly finding application throughout our society and economy. DAP is a unique seminar that develops awareness and understanding of drones, and counterdrone concepts and tactics, tied to providing a foundation for planning how to integrate this transformative technology.

The Learning Objectives cover key knowledge areas such as:

  • An Overview of Drone History and Concepts

  • Drone Technology and Drone Applications

  • Counterdrone Technologies and Applications

  • Drone and Counterdrone Planning Considerations

DAP provides what modern managers, planners and other potential drone stakeholders need to know about what is quickly becoming a ubiquitous technology that is irrevocably shifting so many facets of our society and economy.

This seminar is taught by subject matter experts with decades of experience involving drone technology and operations, to include having been part of cutting edge applications of both drone and counterdrone tactics and capabilities.

TARGET AUDIENCE/DISCIPLINE:

This instruction is designed for the following personnel:
InfraGard Members, School Administrators/Staff and Educators, Community Members, Public Safety Personnel, Private Security, and Members of the Community

COST: $10.00 Donation

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drone-awareness-and-planning-dap-monday-afternoon-21may2018-tickets-45455137540

Any registration issues, please e-mail ckono@infragardlosangeles.org

Non-InfraGard Member Registration: Please email ckono@infragardlosangeles.org with the following information: your full name, employer, job title, and how you learned of this course.

Registration closes May 18, 2018 . Registration requests made after this time will not be considered. All guests must register on Eventbrite and be approved by InfraGard Los Angeles. Unregistered guests may not attend. InfraGard Los Angeles reserves the right to cancel any registration at any time or refuse entry of any attendee.

InfraGard Los Angeles Members Alliance

InfraGard is a partnership of individuals representing businesses, academic institutions, state and local law enforcement agencies, and communities who are dedicated to collaborating and sharing information to prevent hostile acts against the United States.

Today, there are 45,000+ members in over 80 local chapters represented nationally by the InfraGard National Members Alliance. These members work with the FBI to help protect the nation’s critical infrastructure from computer intrusions, physical security breaches, and other attacks. Each FBI field office works with at least one chapter to discuss threats and share experiences and best practices.

Visit our website at www.infragardlosangeles.org to learn more and apply for membership today.

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May
7
to May 10

Essential Emergency Management Concepts E-4-17

  • California Specialized Training Institute (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Using a variety of hazard scenarios and employing a series of progressive exercises, this course introduces participants to key emergency management principles and practices to build participants’ capabilities to operate effectively within a local, regional or state Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Course content includes California’s SEMS Introductory Course and Essential EOC Section/Position Training, providing individual certification toward California’s new EOC credentialing program. This course is also offered as a jurisdiction or area-specific course, customized to local hazards, plans and resources. 

Topics include: 

• Threat and Hazard Identification
• California’s Disaster Response System
• Emergency Operations Centers and Multi-Agency Coordination Systems
• Crisis Communications
• Resource Acquisition and Tracking
• Recovery Considerations
• Emergency Management Training and Exercises

Completion of this course satisfies the requirements of G-775, EOC Management and Operations, and a certificate of completion for that course will also be issued. 

Essential Emergency Management Concepts is an eligible course for Department of Homeland Security training funds. Contact your Contact your local grants coordinator for more information.

Cost:

Please contact CSTI at (805) 549-3535 for current pricing.

Grant/Funding Information: DHS CA-040-RESP POST Plan III

Course Length: 40 hours

Please contact (805) 549-3535 or click here for more information.

For online registration, please click here

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May
7
to May 11

Technician Level: Module A - CA-012-RESP

Technician Level: Module A - The week begins the process of the Technician program. It is an intense, one-week overview of Basic Chemistry, and how that Chemistry effects the Hazardous Materials response. Periodic Table of the Elements forms the foundation for this educational and instructive program. *Lecture only.

Technician Level: Modules A-D - This course is a 160 hour program (given over nonconsecutive training weeks) and is designed to provide the requisite knowledge, fundamentals of chemistry and monitoring and manipulative training to prepare trainees for duty on a Hazardous Materials Response Team.

Open to fire service, law enforcement, health, environmental and speci c private industry personnel, this course includes class, didactic and hands-on training in real-world scenarios-based experience.

Pre-requisite: First Responder Operations (FRO) Course Length: 40 hours
Course Code: HTA CA-Approval: CA-012-RESP 

Course Flyer here.

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May
7
to May 11

Specialist Level: Module G - CA-014-RESP

Specialist Level - Module G: “G” week consists of various scenarios that are conducted to challenge the students from both an ICS management position, and
a hands-on offensive control / decontamination team position. All the Students training from A-D weeks and “F” week will be challenged from a classroom setting to field “hands” on scenarios.

Pre-requisite: Hazardous Materials Technician Level (Modules A-D).

Specialist Level - Modules F-G: This course consists of two one-week modules that provides the highest level of training competency available for Hazardous Materials Team members.

Participants have the opportunity to train at Cal OES/CSTI’s Hazardous Materials Field Exercise Facility, containing extensive props, or the off-site mobile training trailer. Training includes advanced chemical identification, repair techniques for cargo tanks and railcars, and extensive scenarios to hone the participant’s response skills.

The Specialist series meets OSHA requirements under Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120(q) and the California Code of Regulations Title 8, Section 5192(q).

Course Length: 40 hours (Each level) Course Code: HSG
CA-Approval: CA-014-RESP

Course flyer, click here. Course registration, click here

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Apr
30
to May 4

Officer Safety and Field Tactics in a Terrorism Environment

  • Camp San Luis Obispo Cal OES/CSTI (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This course concentrates on strategies and tactics that officers can effectively employ when responding to a terrorist act. Rooted in the concepts of Fourth Generation Warfare, Active Shooter Response, MAC TAC and modern urban guerilla warfare, the class will focus on contemporary studies.

Participants will experience both day and night combat shooting courses on our 800-yard tactical live fire range and will participate in tactical response exercises in our urban training facilities using Simunition® marking cartridges.


The core curriculum includes the following subjects:
• The Terrorist Mindset
• Vehicle Tactics
• Terrorist Tactics
• Room Clearing
• Recognizing Terrorist Activity
• Weapon Transitioning
• Principles of Urban Counterterrorism
• Situational Awareness
• Tactical/Combat Shooting
• Tactics in Crowded Environments
• Confronting Multiple Threats
• Improvised Explosives Devices

IMPORTANT:You must be on “ON-DUTY STATUS” (covered by your agency’s workers compensation plan) while attending this course. Attendees must have completed Basic Law Enforcement Academy or PC 832 and be authorized to carry a firearm by your agency.


NOTE: This course is eligible for the use of Homeland Security Grant Program SHSP, UASI, LETPP. Homeland Security Grant funds may cover the cost of Registration, Travel, Lodging and Per Diem only, Homeland Security Grant Funds
will not cover the cost of ammunition.


Course Length: 40 hours
Course Code: OST
CA Approval: CA-054-RESP

Please contact 805-549-3535 or click here for more information.

Download Course Flyer here.

Course Registration click here.

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Apr
12
2:00 PM14:00

EXTREME EVENT GAME: TIPS, TRICKS, AND TALES

Are you looking for a fun and interactive way to teach your students about natural disasters?Need a new tool to engage your volunteers or emergency management staff in conversations about resilience? Want to know how to break the ice at your next community event? Then join us Thursday, April 12 at 2:00pm EDT for a webinar about the Extreme Event game! Hear from those who have implemented the Extreme Event game as part of programming with a variety of audiences and learn how they’ve customized the experience to fit their group’s needs.

Presenters will include:

  • Karen McKenzie, Assistant Director of Education, Science Museum of Virginia
  • Jenny Novak, Emergency Services Coordinator, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
  • Tim Siemsen, Coordinator, Southern Arizona Healthcare Volunteers, Medical Reserve Corps of Southern Arizona

Extreme Event is an in-person role-playing game that gives participants a taste of what it takes to build community resilience in the face of disaster. Players work together to make decisions and solve problems during an engaging, fast-paced disaster simulation. Developed by the National Academy of Sciences’ Koshland Science Museum in collaboration with the ResilientAmerica Roundtable, Extreme Event’s content draws on recommendations in the seminal National Research Council report Disaster Resilience: A National Imperative, has been reviewed by experts and staff of the National Academies, and won a GOLD Medal in the museums category at the 2015 International Serious Play Awards.

REGISTER HERE http://bit.ly/2IE5TP4

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Apr
9
to Apr 12

Instructor Certification (HINSTC)

  • Camp San Luis Obispo Cal OES/CSTI (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This course trains participants to be a course manager for State-certified Hazardous Materials training courses. It will also certify law enforcement personnel to teach Learning Domain 41 in a POST basic academy. Participants will receive training in adult education, delivery methods and experiential training techniques. 

Course topics include: 
• CSTI Hazmat Program
• Course Certification Procedures
• CSTI Training Regulations
• CSTI Hazmat Curricula
• Hazmat Training Safety Procedures
• Learning Theory
• Delivery Methods
• Legal & Ethical Issues
• Experiential Learning

Course Length: 32 hours
Course Code: HINSTC

Please contact (805) 549-3535 or click here for more information.

Download Course Flyer click here.

Course Registration click here.

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Mar
26
to Mar 27

Instructor Certification for Trainers (HINSTT) CA-027-RESP

Instructor Certification for Trainers: This course trains participants to be a course manager for a CSTI-certified hazmat course. Thee content of the course focuses on CSTI policies involved in teaching a CSTI-certified course. Prior training experience is a prerequisite.

The 2-day course includes the following subjects.
• Components of the CSTI hazmat training program
• Laws and regulations that apply to hazmat training
• Description of the CSTI hazmat curricula
• Certification procedures for state-certified hazmat classes
• Summary of the CSTI testing and safety policies

The course combines a variety of training techniques including lectures, class activities and tabletop exercises. In addition, each class participant will give one presentation on a topic they select.

Course Length: 2 days (16 hours) Course Code: HINSTT
DHS: CA-027-RESP 

Course Flyer here

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Mar
13
11:30 AM11:30

ACP Presents: Business Continuity in Earthquake Country

Topic: FEMA’s New Seismic Resilience Program

This month’s presentation introduces participants to workable, innovative solutions designed to keep businesses open following earthquakes. Going beyond building code requirements, we’ll learn about FEMA’s new seismic resilience program. It’s designed to provide guidance on how to retrofit buildings and work areas to prevent or minimize damage caused by earthquakes. The presentation will also cover new technology for securing items in work areas, as well as funding options to assist organizations in tackling some low hanging fruit that can pay real dividends following major earthquakes.

Our first speaker:

Glen Granholm is a forty-year veteran in management and marketing. Glen joined SAFE-T-PROOF in 2006, where he helped manage Los Angeles area operations and projects involving clients such as City of Hope National Medical Center, Adobe Systems and Johnson and Johnson. In 2007 he was instrumental in the company receiving recognition in the international “Out of the Box” contest, sponsored by UPS, where SAFE-T-PROOF was named “One of the Most Innovative Companies in the World.”

 

Topic: OasisPlus Business Continuity Technology for Earthquake Management

 OasisPlus is a technology platform designed to provide the tools and information you need to control impact, minimize downtime, and reinforce crisis management with effective communications before, during, and after earthquakes. It delivers earthquake business continuity by helping you:
·  Avoid unnecessary evacuations and business process interruptions to secure ongoing critical operations
·  Enable better-informed decision making during earthquakes to mitigate the risk of business disruptions
·  Minimize expensive downtime and distress

Buildings in regions with earthquake hazards are especially subject to business interruption.

OasisPlus provides a complete earthquake management solution to help increase the preparedness of your response team and enhance the safety of your workplace occupants.

Our next speakers:

Mauricio Ciudad-Real joined Kinemetrics in 1995, and is an expert in structural health and seismic monitoring. He has spent his career at the forefront of the drive to expand the application of high-quality seismic data in the real-time monitoring of structures of all types. He currently leads the management of Structural Health and Nuclear Power Plant Seismic Monitoring Programs at Kinemetrics, and heads up the OasisPlus team.

Brandon Parrott is a product development executive who has been bringing innovative products to market for more than 20 years. Prior to joining Kinemetrics, he was most recently Vice President, Product Management, at higi, LLC, and before that he was Vice President, Product and Innovation at PharmaTrust. Brandon has deep knowledge in security solutions, healthcare, and consumer-facing mobile applications.

Don’t miss this exciting event! RSVP by Thursday, March 8 at:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ACPLosAngelesChapterRSVP

New! Pay in advance using PayPal:

A special thanks to:

Kinemetrics Inc., for sponsoring the March ACP-LA meeting.

Kinemetrics is committed to excellence in delivering the most trusted earthquake monitoring products, solutions and services in the world today. Through innovations that matter, Kinemetrics is the premier partner for those who seek actionable solutions that take seismic research and resilience further, faster.

Interested in joining ACP? Go to our national website to register. Be sure to select Los Angeles as your chapter affiliation. New IndividualMembership

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Mar
13
to Mar 14

ICS/SEMS/NIMS Combined, G775, G191 TTT (SEMSCTTT) CA-003-RESP

  • LA City Emergency Mangement Department (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

ICS/SEMS/NIMS Combined, G775, G191 TTT (SEMSCTTT) - CA-003-RESP: This course is to state certify Emergency Management Outreach Instructors so they can offer the CSTI approved SEM/NIMS Combined Course, EOC Management and Operations (G-775), and ICS/EOC Interface Workshop (G-191) training. Once certified, the instructor may offer these courses and certificate the student through CSTI. The students’ certification may be used to meet Cal OES EOC credential requirements.

In addition to taking this particular course, you are also required to take the EM/IE TTT or have an EM/IE TTT Certificate issued by CSTI. 

Course Length: 16 hours
Course Code: SEMSCTTT-2-17 CA-003-RESP

For the course schedule visit www.caloes.ca.gov/CSTI

To enroll, click here

Priority attendance for Los Angeles County and affiliated cities, special districts, and private/non-profits. Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management will make the final decision on attendees.

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Mar
7
8:00 AM08:00

Statewide Continuity Planner's Workshop

This workshop will provide an opportunity for the statewide continuity planners to become familiar with the key elements of the continuity plan and the critical areas to maintain including alternate facilities, mission essential functions, personnel, event response with Senior Activation Team, and program maintenance. The participants will benefit by receiving the latest knowledge in Continuity Planning, reference material, templates, and solid business contacts.

To register, click here

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Feb
28
8:00 AM08:00

Emergency Management Instructor Enhancement (EMIE)

Emergency Management Instructor Enhancement (EMIE): To become certified to teach one of the CSTI Emergency Management “Outreach” Courses you must take this one day Instructor Enhancement Course. The Instructor

Enhancement course focuses on:
• Development of training skills including adult learning techniques • Course Preparation Issues
• Delivery Methodologies
• Procedures to certify your CSTI EM Outreach Course
• Evaluation of your presentation skills

Once you have taken this one day course you will not have to take it again, as long as your certification is in good standing, even though you might be seeking certification in additional courses.

In addition to taking this particular course, you are also required to take the IE/EM TTT or have an IE/EM TTT Certificate issued by CSTI. 

Course flyer, click here. Course registration, click here

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Feb
27
to Feb 28

Instructor Certification for Trainers (HINSTT) CA-027-RESP

Instructor Certification for Trainers: This course trains participants to be a course manager for a CSTI-certified hazmat course. The content of the course focuses on CSTI policies involved in teaching a CSTI-certified course. Prior training experience is a prerequisite.

The 2-day course includes the following subjects.
• Components of the CSTI hazmat training program
• Laws and regulations that apply to hazmat training
• Description of the CSTI hazmat curricula
• Certification procedures for state-certified hazmat classes • Summary of the CSTI testing and safety policies

The course combines a variety of training techniques including lectures, class activities and tabletop exercises. In addition, each class participant will give one presentation on a topic they select.

Course Length: 2 days (16 hours) Course Code: HINSTT
DHS: CA-027-RESP 

Course Flyer, click here. Course Registration, click here.

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Feb
27
to Feb 28

Hazardous Materials Assistant Safety Officer (HASO) CA-006-PROT

Hazardous Materials Assistant Safety O cer (HASO): is course concentrates on safe hazardous materials incident operations are critical to response and containment. Students will begin by assessing the incident as a “big picture” and learn to maintain site safety and control.

The HASO course is designed to meet the training needs of the Assistant Safety O cer position in the incident command system.

Topics Include:
• ASO effectiveness
• Analysis techniques
• Safety messages/meetings
• Briefings and Reports
• Hazardous materials operations

Prerequisite: The HASO course is intended for those who have been state certi ed to the Hazardous Materials Technician or Specialist level.

Course Length: 16 hours Course Code: HASO
CA Approval: CA-006-PROT 

Course Flyer here.

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Feb
27
8:00 AM08:00

Essential EOC Action Planning TTT (G-626E) - CA-007-COMM-1

Essential EOC Action Planning TTT (G-626E) - CA-007-COMM-1: This course
is intended to state certify instructors so they can offer the CSTI/Cal OES approved Essentials of Action Planning Course. Once the instructor is certified as an Outreach Instructor, he/she will be able to request state certification from CSTI/Cal OES for the students attending the “Outreach” Essentials of Action Planning Course.

Target Audience: Emergency Management/Response personnel from all levels of government, private industry, tribal nations and volunteer organizations with good training skills.

Desired Pre-Reqs: IS-700, IS-800, ICS 100, SEMS Intro, G-775 (EOC Ops), G-191 (ICS/EOC Interface). In addition to taking this particular course, you are also required to take the IE/EM TTT or have an IE/EM TTT Certificate issued by CSTI.

Course Length: 8 hours Course Code: G626-E CA-007-COMM-1 

For course flyer & registration click here.

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Feb
13
to Feb 15

G205 Disaster Recovery 2017

This 2.5-day course explores the role, design, and functions of Emergency Operations Centers (EOCs) and their relationships in disaster recovery with the local level of government. It is intended to increase local government awareness of issues in disaster recovery by providing a forum for discussion of “lessons learned” in disaster recovery. It is designed to promote the development of a pre-disaster recovery plan at the county or local levels of government.

Audience: Local government disaster recovery professionals: elected officials, city/county administrators, emergency managers, public works personnel, building inspectors, and community planners.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

To RSVP click here

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Feb
13
to Feb 15

Technician/Specialist Refresher (HTECR)

  • Camp San Luis Obispo Cal OES/CSTI (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This course provides a review of critical issues for hazardous materials emergency response training, in addition to updates on new technologies and guidelines. The object of this refresher class is to update, gain knowledge and skills to maintain competency as a Hazardous
Materials Technician/ Specialist first responder. 

Prerequisite:Technician Level (A-D) or Specialist (F-G) Course.

Course Length:24 hours
Course Code:HTECR

Please contact (805)549-3535 or click here for more information.

Download Course Flyer click here.

Course Registration click here.

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Feb
10
1:30 PM13:30

Empowering Women & Girls of Los Angeles

  • America Tropical Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Women Trail Blazers: A panel presentation with Los Angeles leaders in non-traditional careers. Join us and find out how these women have broken gender barriers and achieved success.

Representatives from such fields as, Information Technology, Science, Law Enforcement, and other Public Safety professionals will discuss their experiences. 

Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm

Event Info, click here

America Tropical Interpretive Center
626 North Main Street, LA CA 90012 / Olvera Street Entrance
See: https://theamericatropical.org/

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Jan
29
to Feb 2

Officer Safe and Field Tactics (OS)

  • California Specialized Training Institute (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This course is designed for experienced officers and first line supervisors. This course will enhance and reinforce the individual officer’s safety and survival skills, leading to better tactical effectiveness and safer responses to field situations.

Participants will experience both day and night combat shooting courses on our Federal EPA approved 800-yard tactical live fire range, will train in our 9300 square foot indoor state-of-the-art “Tactical Training Center,” and will participate in tactical response exercises in our urban training facilities using Simunition®
marking cartridges.

The core curriculum includes the following subjects:

• Arrest & Control Skills
• Practical Ground fighting
• Legal & Ethical Conduct
• Patrol Response Tactics
• High Risk Vehicle Stops
• Building Entry & Search Tactics
• Tactical Response Scenarios
• Tactical/Combat Shooting
• Weapons Familiarization
• Use of Force
• Tactical Communications

IMPORTANT:

You must be on “ON-DUTY STATUS” (covered by your agency’s
workers compensation plan) while attending this course. Attendees must have
completed Basic Law Enforcement Academy or PC 832 and be authorized to carry
a firearm by your agency.

Cost:

Please contact CSTI at (805) 549-3535 for current pricing.

Course Length: 40 hours

Course Code: OS

Please contact (805) 549-3535 or click here for more information.

For online registration, please click here

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Jan
23
9:30 AM09:30

Crisis Prevention – Post Evaluation & Action Planning

  • San Gabriel/Pomona Regional Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A training event for residential administrators, program managers, and other human service professionals.

Join us and learn about how to differentiate a behavior crisis from other types of behavior incidents, basic programmatic strategies to help prevent crises, and how to evaluate the cause of a crisis and determine actions aimed at preventing future crises.

This event is approved by Community Care Licensing for 5 continuing education units (ARF & group home only).

For more information and tickets click here.

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Jan
23
to Jan 24

Assistant Safety Officer (HASO)

  • Camp San Luis Obispo Cal OES/CSTI (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This course concentrates on safe hazardous materials incident operations are critical to response and containment. Students will begin by assessing the incident as a “big picture” and learn to maintain site safety and control.

The ASO course is designed to meet the training needs of the Assistant Safety Officer
position in the incident command system.

Topics Include:

• ASO effectiveness
• Analysis techniques
• Safety messages/meetings
• Briefings and Reports
• Hazardous materials operations

Course Length: 16 hours
Course Code: HASO
CA Approval: CA-006-PROT

Please contact (805) 549-3535 or click here for more information.

Download Course Flyer here.

Course Registration click here.

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Jan
13
9:00 AM09:00

Human Trafficking Awareness Walk

  • Ontario Airport Hotel & Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Every day, people in San Bernardino County are forced into a life no one would choose--sold into the sex trade, locked up and forced to work in sweatshops and made to work for little or no pay. Human Trafficking is a form of modern-day slavery and we, as a community, must do all we can to bring light to this important issue.

Please join us for the Eighth Annual County of San Bernardino Coalition Against Sexual Exploitation Anti-Human Trafficking Awareness Walk.

Please note that this year's walk will be held at a different location!

Schedule:

9:00 AM--Check-in/Registration

10:00 AM--Speakers

11:00 AM--Walk Begins

12:00 PM--Event Ends

Free giveaway to the first 100 people that register via this Eventbrite site!

Registration is FREE so bring your family!

Lots of local resources!

For more information and registration click here or contact Anne-Michelle Ellis, CASE Coordinator at (909) 383-9677 / email anne-michelle.ellis@hss.sbcounty.gov

Please note: Because this event will be held outdoors, and because we cannot anticipate what the weather may be like that day, we may have to reschedule and/or cancel it at the last minute. Please make sure to check your email regularly, especially as the event approaches, as we will notify everyone via email if the plan changes. Thank you!

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Jan
11
8:30 AM08:30

Nim Kidd: Learning from Hurricane Harvey and Previous Disasters

  • Ronald Tutor Campus Center University of Southern California (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Hurricane Harvey is estimated to have caused nearly $200 billion worth of damage to the state of Texas. The recovery from Harvey will take at least a decade. Join us as we hear from Nim Kidd, Chief, Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) as he discusses his experiences and lessons learned from Harvey and previous disasters. The TDEM coordinates the state emergency management program, which ensures the state and its local governments respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters.

DATE AND TIME
Thursday, January 11, 2018
8:30 A.M. – 11:00 A.M.

EVENT SCHEDULE
Reception: 8:30 A.M. - 9:00 A.M.
Discussion: 9:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

LOCATION
Ronald Tutor Campus Center, Room 450
University of Southern California
3607 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, CA 90089

For Registration click here.
Free parking will be provided for registered guests.
 

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Dec
11
to Dec 12

Crisis Negotiations Team Leadership

  • Santa Ana Police Department (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A two day course specifically designed to build and enhance the special skill sets of Crisis Negotiations Team Leaders. This course is designed to help the team leader to optimize the performance of their negotiation team.

Topics include:

Team selection process, team building, training scenario development, policy issues, challenging CNT event types, conflict management, and more.

POST Plan IV

For more information and tickets click here.

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Dec
7
10:30 AM10:30

Human Trafficking: A Discussion of an Age-old Crime

LOCATION:

Near the Port of Los Angeles.

The exact location will be announced solely to cleared registrants on 12/6.

AUDIENCE: 

Business leaders; federal, state, county & local law enforcement and intelligence officers; US military; academics; private security professionals; and all members of InfraGard.

DETAILS:

Join the InfraGard Los Angeles Transportation Sector in an interactive discussion about human trafficking within the FBI Los Angeles area of responsibility. We shall explore the links between organized crime and the nexus to counter-terrorism efforts. As this event falls on one of our nation’s most somber moments, our colors will be formally presented. We will then take a moment to reflect upon the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

COST: Free - Lunch is not included.

Registration closes December 3rd.

For more information and registration, click here.

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Dec
6
to Dec 7

7th Annual All-Hazards Incident Management Teams Association Training & Education Symposium

  • Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Pre-conference Seminars: December 2–4, 2017

Main Conference: December 5–7, 2017

The San Diego Urban Area Incident Management Team and San Diego Fire-Rescue Department are pleased to announce the 2017 All-Hazards Incident Management Teams Association (AHIMTA) Annual Training & Education Symposium taking place December 2–7, 2017 in beautiful San Diego, California. The annual AHIMTA training and education symposium is designed to promote, support and enhance the profession of incident management by establishing standards and promoting the cooperation of federal, state, local, and tribal agencies, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector in all phases of incident management. We are expecting more than 400 incident management professionals to attend the main conference. The theme of the 2017 symposium is “Leading the Way, Together!” The conference will focus on developing the leadership qualities required to manage a dynamic team operating in high-risk environments as well as the importance of forging internal and external relationships that are critical to team success. The symposium will kick-off December 2–4, with various pre-conference seminars aimed at enhancing incident management team skills for initial and extended response as well as implementing intent-based planning. This will be followed by the main conference, December 5–7, which will consist of general session lectures as well as breakout sessions designed to provide direction on team development and qualifications, case-studies, multi-disciplinary responses, and functional area skills. The main conference will also feature extensive vendor displays and a number of networking opportunities for participants.

Conference Highlights: 

• Pre-conference seminars designed for both expert and novice AHIMTs

• Plenary talks from nationally recognized experts

• In-depth breakout sessions on pertinent topics

• Extensive networking opportunities among colleagues

• Conference app with access to course materials from the convenience of your mobile device or computer

Conference Objectives: 

• Define the role of an all-hazards incident management team (AHIMT).

• Outline the responsibilities of team commanders and general staff members.

• Organize appropriate assets to respond to an incident and effectively manage the response for the duration of the incident.

• Successfully manage an AHIMT while maintaining awareness of ever-changing team dynamics.

• Perform as a working member of an AHIMT.

Target Audience: 

• State/County AHIMTs

• Fire Department/EMS

• Emergency/Incident Management

• Police/Sherriff

• Military

• Forestry Service

• Non-Governmental Organizations

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