TCC Hosts Emergency Preparedness Seminar

Seminar will provide best practices in preparing for the worst case scenario
Emergency and crisis preparedness professionals are coming together to learn and share best practices on preparing for and managing emergency situations during an interactive seminar hosted by emergency preparedness experts with Tarrant County College and Alertus Technologies, featuring the Arlington Police Department.
Highlighting the event will be keynote speaker Arlington Deputy Police Chief Leland Strickland as he details considerations for special event emergency planning, from preparing for vehicular incursions to best practices in allocating police resources. Strickland has helped develop public safety plans for AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park. Recently these venues hosted high-profile sports events including the 2010 NBA All-Star Game, 2010 and 2011 World Series and Super Bowl XLV.
Tarrant County College safety officials will share insight on keeping students, faculty and staff safe during their “Think, Act, Prepare” presentation.
Finally, participants will discover how they can leverage technology to enhance their emergency preparedness efforts during an interactive demonstration of the innovative Alertus Emergency Notification System.
Alertus Technologies specializes in emergency mass notification and provides a variety of innovative solutions that focus on unified mass notification, in-building notification, outdoor notification and personal notification. The Alertus Emergency Notification System is deployed in more than 1,500 organizations worldwide, including Higher Ed, K-12 schools, corporations, medical centers, military bases and government organizations.
Thursday, June 15
9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Highlights of the agenda include:
9:30 a.m. “Vehicle-based Attacks: Considerations for Securing Special Events”
11 a.m. Keynote presentation by Deputy Chief Leland Strickland, Arlington Police“Think, Prepare, and Act,” a presentation by Tarrant County College
12 p.m. Interactive demonstration of the Alertus Emergency Notification System, Alertus Technologies

Tarrant County College South Campus
SECT Building
5301 Campus Dr.
Fort Worth 76119
Media planning to attend are asked to notify one of the following:
Rita L.B. Parson
Tarrant County College
Greg Smith
Alertus Technologies
866-425-3788 ext. 784
Caroline Kilday
Alertus Technologies (day-of-event Alertus contact)
866-425-3788 ext. 781