Deeper Dive Sessions

Deeper Dives are in-depth, interactive sessions. Spend three to four hours immersed in a topic of importance to your responsibilities or your career.

The Disaster Experience for Facility Managers (A Tabletop Exercise)

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New for 2019!

Can’t attend Tuesday’s “Disaster Experience” Deeper Dive? This session will be offered again on Thursday, Oct. 17.

Tuesday Oct. 15, 1 – 4:15 PM | Thursday Oct. 17, 1:45 – 5 PM

The Disaster Experience for Facility Managers (A Tabletop Exercise)

Option 1: Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2018 1- 4:15 p.m.
Option 2: Thursday, Oct. 17, 2018 1:45 – 5 p.m.
Room: TBD

This simulation places you in the throes of real-life disaster situations, as they unfold. You will make critical decisions and deal with the consequences of those decisions! Afterwards, you’ll have a greater understanding of the importance of advance disaster and continuity planning.

Session description

Chances are that while you read this, an unexpected disaster is causing a facility manager stress and confusion. Was the FM prepared? Will the facility recover? Disasters of every shape, size, look and feel happen all the time, affecting businesses, people’s jobs, lives and families. Never be caught unprepared again.

Program outline

  • Introduction
  • Overview of the principles of emergency management
  • Discussion of the disaster scenario and the ground rules
  • Disaster simulation (role-play)
  • Post disaster debriefing and discussion
  • Wrap-up

Session facilitator

Bob Mellinger, CBCV, is the founder and president of Attainium Corp., which delivers business continuity, emergency preparedness and crisis management services.

Mellinger is a frequent speaker on the topics of business continuity, contingency planning, emergency preparedness and crisis management, delivering sessions ranging from The Basics of Continuity Planning to the Impact of Today’s Threats and Hazards, as well as customized, interactive mock-disaster tabletop exercises known as the Disaster Experience.

Sponsored by: interstate firstonsite

2019 Participating Partners

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