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Webinar Watch: FM NOW Sessions on Emergency Preparedness

Emergency preparedness is an essential part of facilities management. To maintain operations and protect building occupants, it’s crucial to plan for various types of hazards, including natural disasters, fires, power outages, and even active shooters.

On Sept. 26-27, Facilities Management Advisor‘s FM NOW: Emergency Preparedness virtual summit will offer FREE educational sessions to help you identify potential emergencies and ways to mitigate them.

Can’t make it to the live webinars? No worries! All registrants also receive a link to on-demand recordings.

Opening Keynote | Security Is a Constantly Evolving Responsibility

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Speaker: Hector Alvarez, President, Alvarez Associates

Alvarez will discuss the dynamics of workplace violence, behavioral threat assessment, and common challenges and opportunities for improvement. Violent incidents have increased across multiple industries. Learn about the history of workplace violence and how facilities managers can respond to this emerging threat.

Register here.

Educational Session | Facilities & Security Double Down on Emergency Responsiveness

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET

Speaker: David Trask, National Director, ARC Facilities

Sponsor: ARC Facilities

Trask will discuss how security and facilities management teams can work together to coordinate emergency management efforts. Learn how to retrieve and share shut-off power sources and water lines information, building plans, evacuation plans, emergency contacts, and fire alarm locations by using mobile devices.

Register here.

Educational Session | Understanding Water Quality Testing for Drinking Water & Stormwater

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023

Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

Speaker: Brian Davis, Director of Enterprise Accounts, Water Quality Testing, AQUALIS

Sponsor: AQUALIS

Davis will talk about the quality standards for drinking water and stormwater. Learn how to recognize various water sources and how discharges are treated along with the key steps in a drinking water program, which includes testing, reports, and corrective action.

Register here.

Town Hall Panel | Protecting Your Facilities from Natural Disasters

Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2023

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Speakers: Dr. Jennifer Carlson, Ph.D., CEM, LCSW; and Tessa Baran, Prepare Program Associate, SBP

Moderator: Joe Bebon, Editor, Facilities Management Advisor

Carlson and Baran will discuss the biggest threats posed by natural disasters and offer strategies to make facilities more resilient. Learn about critical steps to take to keep people safe and operations running, as well as valuable resources for disaster recovery.

Register here.

More information about the FM NOW: Emergency Preparedness event and FREE registration are available here. Reserve your spot now!

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