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

Questions?
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

800-226-6398

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