Corporate Emergency Preparedness Examined at Two-Day Conference
September 20, 2004 from 8:20 a.m. – 5 p.m. September 21, 2004 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel 300 South Charles St. Baltimore, Md.
The attacks of September 11, 2001, proved that the business community could be a potential target for terrorists. In response, the Center for Public Health Preparedness and MidAtlantic Public Health Training Center, both at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, are sponsoring a two-day conference on emergency preparedness for corporate employers. The Corporate Emergency Preparedness Conference will be held September 20-21 in Baltimore, Md. Experts will discuss terrorism preparedness and emergency response infrastructure, as well as risk assessments, corporate readiness and worker safety and training in a post-9/11 world. The conference will be held at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel, which is located at 300 S. Charles Street, Baltimore, Md.
Presenters will speak on topics including lessons learned from the 2001 anthrax outbreaks, natural disasters and corporate preparedness, intentional biological and chemical threats and naturally occurring infectious diseases. Legal issues in emergency settings will also be highlighted. In addition, conference participants will take part in hands-on disaster planning and decision making exercises.