3rd Annual ORWARN Conference

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday,
October 14-16, 2009
Pendleton Convention Center, Pendleton, Oregon

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Vendor Registration

Vendor Registration Form (PDF)

Deadline for Registration and Fees: October 9, 2009

$250 Registration Fee
Includes 2 breakfasts, 3 lunches and snacks
A 10’x10’ display area with up to three 3’x6’ tables
Outdoor display area for large equipment
Registration for up to 2 exhibitors.

Mail Check and Registration Form to
City of Portland
Attn: Robin Hagedorn
1120 SW 5th Ave, Room 600
Portland, OR 97204

Contact Robin
(503) 823-7613 or robin.hagedorn@ci.portland.or.us

Golf Tournament

October 16th (1:00 pm)
$50 includes green fees for 18 holes and cart

Things to do in Pendelton

Pendleton Underground Tours


Oregon East Symphony

Visit their website for schedule of concerts.

Wildhorse Casino Lounge Entertainment

October 14th - Ladies night with karaoke (7-11 p.m)
October 15th - Comedy Jam (8:00 p.m.)
October 16th - Live pop music (8:00 p.m.)

For other activities, please visit the Pendleton Chamber website.

Conference Schedule

Wednesday, October 14

10:00 Registration Opens
11:00 Exhibits Open
11:30-1:00 Buffet Lunch
1:00 Introductions---Mike Gotterba, Salem Public Works
1:30 WARN Overview - Oregon WARN what is it, How it works---Mike Gotterba
2:30 Break
2:45 What it took to respond to Hurricane Katrina---Mike Stuhr
4:00 2008 EWEB/Portland Water Bureau Joint Mutual Aid Exercises---Todd Simmons/Mary Ellen Collentine
5:00 Adjourn
5:00-6:00 No host bar---Exhibits open

Thursday, October 15

7:00-7:45 Check in-Tamarack Buffet Breakfast---Networking-Exhibits Open
8:00-11:00 Alamosa, Colorado Contamination WARN Response-Mary Smith/Fred Sanchez
9:45 Break (Cookies & Assorted Drinks)--- Exhibits Open
11:00 ORWARN Op Plan---Todd Simmons/Mary Ellen Collentine
Noon Lunch (Grilled Flank Steak) Keynote---Ken Murphy, Director, Oregon Emergency Management
1:00 Equipment Demonstrations---Portland Water Bureau, EWEB, Tualatin Valley Water District, City of Hillsboro
1:30 Breakout Session Program

  • ICS 200 training
  • Equipment typing
  • GIS and Emergency Management
  • Deployment Basics

2:45 Break (Cookies & Assorted Drinks)---Exhibits Open
3:00 Breakout Sessions

  • NIMS and ICS training (continued)
  • ORWARN Website
  • Exercise Planning
  • Public Assistance-How to recover

4:00 Breakout Session

  • NIMS and ICS training (continued)
  • Equipment typing
  • GIS and Emergency Management
  • Deployment Basics

5:00 Adjourn
6:00 Exhibits Close - Dinner on your own

Friday, October 16

7:00 Check in - Lodge Pole Buffet Breakfast---Networking
8:00-9:00 ORWARN Round Table---Mike Gotterba-Salem Public Works, Mike Stuhr-Portland Water Bureau, Kristel Fesler City of Hillsboro, Todd Simmons-EWEB, Neil Kennedy-TVWD

Breakout Sessions

9-Noon Tabletop Exercise---Todd Simmons
9:45 Break-(Cookies & Assorted Drinks)
12:00 Adjourn - Box lunch to go

1:00 Third Annual ORWARN Golf Tournment