10:00 am-12:00 pm Technology and Emergency Preparedness for People with Disabilities

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Thursday, March 1, 2012 - 9:20 AM PST  
Elizabeth DE, 2nd Floor  

Session Description

Track/Topic: Other

A panel of experts will discuss emerging hazards, new communication technologies and maximizing wireless device readiness (cell, smart phones and tablets). Explore Apps, cloud storage, social media readiness, alternative power options for essential communication and independence, and other key preparedness issues for people with disabilities and others with access and functional needs. This interactive session will include ample time for audience participation. The Panel is open to the public and will be held on Thursday, March 1 in the Elizabeth Ballroom D/E from 10:00 am-12:00 pm.


  • Richard Devylder
    U.S. Department of Transportation
  • June Kailes
  • Marcie Roth
    U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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