- Dear Jeff,
- As you probably know by now, there will
be a two-day military "exercise" (incuding "urban guerrilla"
and "amphibious landing" exercises) in the city of Monterey,
California on March 13 and 14.
- Whether relevant to this or not, there
will be a conference on March 16 and 17 in Orange County (Newport Beach),
California on Chemical/Biological (Urban) Terrorism.
- JANE'S DEFENCE WEEKLY says:
- We have gathered an impressive group
of speakers who will examine pre-incident planning, crisis response and
- Speakers include: Dr. Sue Bailey, Assistant
Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), Department of Defense;
- Donald Hiett, Jr., Assistant Fire Chief
(Retired), Atlanta Fire Department and Fire/Rescue Incident Commander for
Atlanta Olympic Preparations;
- Ali S. Khan, MD, Deputy Director, Bioterrorism
Preparedness and Response, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention
- John S. Silva, MD, Col., USAF, MC, Program
Manger, Consequence Management, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
- Maj. Gen. William J. Jefferds, EdD, Special
Assistant to the Director, National Guard Bureau
- At Chem-Bio '99: The Keys to Crisis Response
and Support, taking place March 16-17 in Newport Beach, CA, you will hear
noted experts discuss crucial issues such as mass casualty and critical
care, technology developments and urban vulnerability. Building upon previous
Jane's conferences, this two-day event will bring together experts to discuss
the most pressing issues faced by the emergency response community, both
local and federal.
- Whether you are well versed on the complexities
of Chem-Bio Terrorism or new to the field, Chem-Bio '99: The Keys to Crisis
Response and Support will give you the tools to solve your own planning,
training and response challenges. It is a particular and focused meeting
that will give you a clear understanding of how your organization can remain
- For more information go to- http://conference.janes.com
or e-mail email@example.com.
- THIS IS A CONFERENCE YOU DON'T WANT TO
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- Please share this with everyone. Are
these hints that SOMETHING will take place this year?
- -from Norio Hayakawa