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2012 WLA Security Summit

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2012 WLA Security Summit

Agenda

Agenda (pdf)

Presentations

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Welcome and Keynote Address
Welcome to the 2012 Water Laboratory Alliance (WLA) Security Summit
Moderator:Gary Bennett, US EPA, Region IV
Keynote Speaker:Gwendolyn Keyes-Fleming, US EPA, Region IV Administrator
Environmental Chemistry Laboratory
Speaker:Bob Read, Tennessee Department of Health Laboratory Services

WLA Coordination and WLA Response Plan (WLA-RP) Session
WLA Coordination and WLA-RP
Speakers:
  • Adrian Hanley, US EPA, Water Security Division (WSD)
  • Jennifer Scheller, CSC
Building Laboratory Capabilities for Responding to Possible Water Contamination (Water Security initiative)
Speaker:Elizabeth Hedrick, US EPA, WSD

Table Top Exercise Parts I, II, and III
Table Top Exercise Scenario

Friday, March 23, 2012

Welcome and Keynote Address
Keynote Address
Moderator:Michael Heintz, Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
Keynote Speaker:Andrew Sawyers, US EPA Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water, Deputy Director

ERLN/WLA Overview Session
ERLN/WLA
Speakers:
  • Schatzi Fitz-James, US EPA, Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
  • Latisha Mapp, US EPA, WSD

Water Analysis Capabilities for Homeland Security
National Homeland Security Research Center, Water Security Microbiology Research
Speaker:Alan Lindquist, US EPA, Office of Research and Development (ORD)
Emergency Response Experience – Utah Laboratory
Speaker:Sanwat Chaudhuri, Unified State Laboratories: Public Health, Utah Department of Health
Increasing the Capacity of US Public Health & WLA Labs to Detect Biothreat Agents in Drinking Water
Speaker:Vincent Hill, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Closing Remarks and Open Discussion
Closing Remarks
Moderator:Pamela Barnes, US EPA, WSD
Speaker:Patricia Tidwell-Shelton, US EPA, WSD

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2010 WLA Security Summit

Agenda

Agenda (pdf)

Presentations

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Welcome to the 2010 Water Laboratory Alliance (WLA) Security Summit
Moderator:Brenda Bettencourt, US EPA Region IX
Keynote Speaker:Daniel Meer, US EPA Region IX
CA Mutual Aid Laboratory Network and Emergency Water Quality Sampling Kit
Speaker:Marvin Young, California Department of Public Health, Technical Programs Branch
WLA Coordination and WLA Response Plan
Speakers:
  • Latisha Mapp, US EPA, Water Security Division (WSD)
  • Jennifer Scheller, CSC
Table Top Exercise Scenario

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Day 2 Welcome
Moderator:Bruce Macler, US EPA Region IX, Water Team
Speaker:Rod Miller, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
ERLN/WLA Launch
Speakers:
  • Allan Antley, CSC
  • Latisha Mapp, US EPA, WSD
Water Analysis Capabilities for Homeland Security
Speakers:
  • Allan Antley, CSC
  • Pamela Bernard, US EPA, WSD
  • Alan Lindquist, US EPA, Office of Research and Development (ORD)
Closing Remarks
Speaker:Patricia Tidwell-Shelton, US EPA, WSD

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2009 WLA Security Summit

Agenda

Agenda (pdf)

Presentations

Thursday, October 22, 2009

Welcome to the 1st Water Laboratory Alliance (WLA) Security Summit
Moderator:Cynthia Metzger, US EPA Region III
Keynote Speaker:Patricia Tidwell-Shelton, US EPA, Water Security Division (WSD)
WLA Coordination and WLA Response Plan Session
Speakers:
  • Anand Mudambi, US EPA, WSD
  • Jennifer Scheller, CSC
Table Top Exercise Scenario

Friday, October 23, 2009

Day 2 Welcome
Moderation:Patty Kay Wisniewski, US EPA Region III
Keynote Speaker:Geoffrey Brock, Philadelphia Water Department
ERLN/WLA Launch Session
Speakers:
  • Allan Antley, CSC
  • Latisha Mapp, US EPA, WSD
Water Analysis Capabilities for Homeland Security
Speakers:
  • Anand Mudambi, US EPA, WSD
  • Alan Lindquist, US EPA, Office of Research and Development (ORD)
Closing Remarks
Speaker:Patricia Tidwell-Shelton, US EPA, WSD

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