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9th Annual IHEPS Conference returns Sept. 23-24, 2021


The 9th Annual Indiana Health and Emergency Preparedness Symposium returns to the Sheraton Indianapolis at Keystone at the Crossing on September 23-24.

Vantage Point Consulting’s Ben Fisher will be among the presenters. This year’s keynote session is from Dr. Mark Liao, who was among the first responders at the FedEx Indianapolis shooting earlier this year.

The tentative agenda is below. Masks will be required of all attendees and vendors.

Ticket sales are available now at https://events.indianadistrict5.com/IHEPS/2021/.

September 22, 2021Early Registration
4:00 PM – 5:30 PMRegistration is open
September 23, 2021Day 1   IHEPS 
7:00 AM – 3:00 PMRegistration is open.
7:00 AM – 8:00 AMContinental Breakfast and Exhibits 
8:00 AM – 8:15 AMPresentation of the Colors and National Anthem – Invocation – Pastor Jim Wetzel Welcome – Kevin Webb 
8:15 AM – 9:30 AMKeynote Session – I Love You Guys Foundation (Sandy Hook School Shooting/COVID Response) 
9:30 AM – 9:50 AMBreak and Exhibits
9:50 AM – 10:50 AMKeynote Session – “Active shooter Response” FedEx Shooting- Dr. Mark Liao
10:50 AM – 11:10 AMBreak and Exhibits
11:10 AM – 12:10 PMSession (A) – De-escalation (Ben Fisher) 
 Session (B) – IAP (Elisa Stott)
 Session (C) – HSEEP Process (Debbie Fletcher)
 Session (D) – Water Outage + Power Outage (Tammy Mann)  
12:10 PM – 1:00 PMLunch and Exhibits
1:00 PM – 2:00 PMRepeat Sessions A, B, C, D (room assignments same as initial sessions)
2:00 PM – 2:20 PMBreak and Exhibits
2:20 PM – 3:20 PMGeneral Session – Agency Type Breakout (COVID-19 Response and Lessons Learned) 
3:30 PM – 4:30 PMNetworking Event – Atrium
September 24, 2021Day 2   IHEPS 
6:45 AM – 8:00 AMFull Breakfast and Exhibits  
8:00 AM – 9:00 AMKeynote Session- Understanding Generational Culture (Dr. Betsy Wagner)
9:00 AM – 9:15 AMBreak and Exhibits
9:15 AM – 10:15 AMSession (E) – Mental Health (Kimble Richardson) 
 Session (F) – Cyber Security Plan (Scott Cormier)
 Session (G) – Capabilities-based Exercise Design (Chad Jenkins) 
 Session (H) – Active response- Recovery (Stacy Voliva) 
10:15 AM – 10:30 AMBreak and Exhibits
10:30 AM – 11:30 AMRepeat Sessions E, F, G, H (room assignments same as initial sessions)
Following last sessionMust return Survey to get your attendance certificate at the registration table.   

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