Registering for Workshops


To register for the free workshops, register for the Summit here and select your desired workshops during the registration process.

If you have already registered for the Summit and wish to add workshops to your existing registration, please follow these instructions on Adding A Session to an Existing Registation.

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FBI-CDC Joint Criminal-Epidemiological Investigations Workshop (SOLD OUT)


Tuesday, March 12
10:30 AM–5:00 PM
The FBI provides resources to public health to combat the threat of bioterrorism, both nationally at FBI Headquarters, and locally in 56 field offices. This session will educate participants about the resources, and the FBI-CDC Joint Criminal-Epidemiological Investigations model, and will provide valuable reference and educational materials.

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New Strategies for Pandemic Antiviral Distribution and Dispensing: A Workshop for State and Local Public Health (SOLD OUT)


Tuesday, March 12
10:30 AM–5:00 PM
CDC is exploring an alternative method of antiviral distribution and dispensing during an influenza pandemic that leverages pharmaceutical distributors and community pharmacies. Understanding the alternative model, its impact, and the role of state and local public health could improve access to antivirals during an influenza pandemic.

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Emergency Messaging for the Electronic Age (SOLD OUT)


Tuesday, March 12
10:30 AM–5:00 PM
The explosion of social media has changed the way in which those in the public health field must look at risk communication and information sharing, especially in times of emergency. In these situations social media can, and should, be used to communicate accurate information immediately to as many people as possible. The interactive exercise included in this training will provide a look at a real life event, and integrate the use of social media into the response.

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Critical Incident Analysis and Reporting to Enhance Public Health Emergency Preparedness


Tuesday, March 12
10:30 AM–5:00 PM
Critical Incident analysis and reporting can facilitate deeper analysis of particular incidents and provide a means to share lessons. Through didactic presentations and case examples led by public health professionals, this workshop will introduce the concepts and methods for critical incident analysis as part of ongoing system improvement efforts in public health emergency preparedness.

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Helping Your Community Get Back on Its Feet Quickly: How to Improve Disaster Recovery through Robust Planning and Tracking (SOLD OUT)


Tuesday, March 12
1:30 PM–5:00 PM
Community recovery from disaster is a complex and lengthy process that could be expedited with improved pre-planning. During this workshop, RAND and NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) will help participants begin to develop a recovery plan or integrate recovery plan elements and indicators into their existing emergency plan. They will also highlight opportunities for future technical assistance on preparedness planning.

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