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April 28, 2011

Event Alert: OIL SPILLS, EARTHQUAKES, TSUNAMIS & MELTDOWNS: Acting In Time Against the Next Disaster

Filed under: Catastrophes,Events,Preparedness and Response — by Arnold Bogis on April 28, 2011

Speaking of Juliette Kayyem, she will be appearing this evening on a panel at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government on “OIL SPILLS, EARTHQUAKES, TSUNAMIS & MELTDOWNS: Acting In Time Against the Next Disaster.”

In addition to Juliette there is an impressive list of participants:

Juliette Kayyem
Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs,
Department of Homeland Security (2009-11)

General Craig R. McKinley
Chief, National Guard Bureau

Admiral Robert Papp
Commandant, US Coast Guard

The Hon. Bart Stupak
Member, US House of Representatives (1993-2011)
Chair, House Subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations

Admiral James Winnefeld
Commander, US Northern Command &
North American Aerospace Defense Command

David T. Ellwood (Moderator)
Dean, Harvard Kennedy School

The event will be streamed over the internet live and can be viewed here beginning at 6pm:

http://www.iop.harvard.edu/Multimedia-Center/All-Videos/The-Forum-LIVE

A day or two following the event, a recorded video will be made available on the Kennedy School website.  I will update this post with the relevant information when it is made available.

 

Update:

Here is the link to the video of the event:

http://www.iop.harvard.edu/Multimedia-Center/All-Videos/Earthquakes,-Tsunamis,-Oil-Spills-Meltdowns-Acting-In-Time-Against-the-Next-Disaster

And here is a summary of the remarks:

http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2011/04/planning-for-disasters/

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4 Comments »

Comment by William R. Cumming

April 28, 2011 @ 1:15 am

Thanks and hopefully your analysis of the event will follow?

Comment by William R. Cumming

April 30, 2011 @ 9:49 am

Arnold do you have a link to posting of this program on day after?

Comment by Christlopher Tingus

April 30, 2011 @ 9:11 pm

We should gain some further knowledge from this experienced and distinguished panel participation – thank you. We need so much more such discussions pertaining to a host of topics dear to our beloved Republic now facing numerous challenges….

Comment by Arnold Bogis

May 1, 2011 @ 11:42 pm

Bill,

Sorry for the delay. Here is the link to the video of the event:

http://www.iop.harvard.edu/Multimedia-Center/All-Videos/Earthquakes,-Tsunamis,-Oil-Spills-Meltdowns-Acting-In-Time-Against-the-Next-Disaster

And here is a summary of the remarks:

http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2011/04/planning-for-disasters/

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