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The Governor’s Emergency Preparedness Summit 2017 will be held on September 30 through October 4 at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pa.
Plenary speakers during the summit include:
  • Brock Long, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator
  • Don Boyce, United States Department of Health and Human Services
  • Dr. Sepi Yalda, Director of the Millersville Center for Disaster Research and Education and noted meteorology and climate professor
  • Manya Chylinski, survivor of the Boston Marathon Bombing and noted speaker on how the attack has altered her life
  • Alex Amparo, Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Harvey Johnson, American Red Cross
Over 100 presentations have been selected! Those presentations feature a wide range of topics including:
  • Collaboration in the emergency response world
  • Drones and public safety
  • Active shooter training and application in various settings
  • Cyber hygiene and cyber trends in Pa.
  • Social media and crisis communications in emergency management
  • And many more!


For more information about registration, hotel fees, address of the hotel, etc., please visit