Disasters CDS Workshop at the NOAA Auditorium

Event Description: 

Just announced the Economic Development Agency will provide a special presentation regarding disaster supplemental funding, such as applicant eligibility, eligible activities, and application preparation and submission requirements.

Subject to the availability of funds, EDA has approximately $587 million in FY18 supplemental appropriations available for disaster recovery grants (see Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, P.L.115-123). Publication of these FAQs does not obligate the Department of Commerce (DOC) or EDA to award any specific grant or cooperative agreement or to obligate all or any part of available funds.

 

Start: 
Tuesday, 24 July, 2018 - 08:00
End: 
Wednesday, 25 July, 2018 - 16:00
Location: 
NOAA Auditorium and Science Center
1301 East‐West Highway
Silver Spring, Maryland
USA
Registration: 

Registration has closed for Non-US citizens.

U.S. citizens may still register in person at the event or at https://portal.opengeospatial.org/public_ogc/register/180724noaacds.php. Please be sure to bring a valid id with you (valid photo id, passport...).

Unfortunately, visitors from other countries who have not submitted foreign visitor requests by now will not be able to enter.

Schedule of Meetings: 

Day 1 - July 24, 2018

Time

Activity

8:00 - 8:30

Registration at front entrance

8:30 - 8:45

Welcome - Mary Erickson, Deputy Director, National Weather Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

8:45 - 9:00

OGC Initiative Program and Disaster Initiative - Luis Bermudez, Executive Director Innovation, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

9:00 - 9:25

Keynote Speaker - David Applegate, Associate Director for Natural Hazards, US Geological Survey (USGS)

9:25 - 10:35

Executive Panel - Disaster Resilience
Moderator - Luis Bermudez, Executive Director OGC Innovation Program, Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)

 

10:35 - 10:50

Break

10:50 - 12:15

Panel 1 - Disasters Planning (Flooding, Hurricane, Fires, Earthquakes, Diseases)
Moderator - Luis Bermudez, Executive Director OGC Innovation Program, Open Geospatial Consortium

12:15 - 1:30

Lunch

1:30 - 2:00

Keynote Speaker - Michael Hinson, Deputy Director Office of Emergency Management, Howard County, Maryland  and Phil Nichols, Assistant Chief Administrative Officer,  Howard County, Maryland

2:00 - 3:15

Panel 2 - Disasters Response/Recovery (Flooding, Hurricane, Fires, Earthquakes, Diseases)
Moderator - Chris Vaughn, Geospatial Information Officer, FEMA

3:15 - 3:30

Break

3:30 - 4:45

Panel 3 - Disaster Capabilities and Services to Support Responses/Recovery
Moderator - Tod Dabolt, Geographic Information Officer, Department of Interior

4:45 - 5:00

Day Summary and Wrap-up - Ivan DeLoatch, Executive Director, FGDC

 

Day 2 - July 25, 2018

Time

 

8:30 - 8:45

Registration

8:45 - 9:00

Day 2 Opening and Remarks - Julie Waters, Ph.D., Director, Enterprise Analytics Division, FEMA

9:00 - 9:30

Keynote Speaker - Ted Okada, Chief Technology Officer, FEMA

9:30 - 11:00

Panel 4 - Disasters Response/Recovery (Flooding, Hurricane, Fires, Earthquakes, Diseases)  Moderator - George Percivall, Chief Technology Officer and Chief Engineer, Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC)

11:00 - 11:30

Break

11:30 - 12:15

Summary of panel discussions and feedback - Presented by Moderators

12:15 - 1:15

Lunch

1:15 - 1:40

Keynote Speaker -  Mark Reichardt, President and Chief Executive Officer, Open Geospatial Consortium, Inc. (OGC)

1:40 - 2:10

Disaster Grant Opportunity

 

Doug Lynott, Director, Economic Development Integration, U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA)

 

EDA has approximately $587 million in FY18 supplemental appropriations available for disaster recovery grants (see Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, P.L.115-123). Subject to the availability of funds.

 

Economic Development Agency will provide a special presentation regarding disaster supplemental funding, such as applicant eligibility, eligible activities, and application preparation and submission requirements.

2:10 - 3:00

OGC Presentation  - Terry Idol, PhD Director Innovation Program, OGC


Innovation program pilot process overview

  • Pilot planning and discussion –– Informational & Q/A

    • Pilot Sponsorship

    • RFQ

3:00 - 3:30

Break

 

3:30 - 4:00

Workshop Feedback, Summary and Next steps - Terry Idol, PhD Director Innovation Program, OGC and  Eldrich “Rich” Frazier, Technical Advisor, FGDC

4:00 - 4:30

Workshop Closing Remarks -  Kshemendra Paul, Deputy Director, Mission and Strategy, Information Sharing and Services Office,  Department of Homeland Security (DHS)