Improving Emergency Operations for Dam and Levee Failures and Incidents: Agenda

*All agenda items shown below are shown in Eastern Time. 

January 25, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm      Introductions & Course Overview
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm      Dam Safety 101
12:45 pm - 1:15 pm      Break
1:15 pm -2:00 pm      ICS Overview
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm      Overview of Historic Failures & Incidents
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm      Break
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm      Common Dam and Levee EAP Formats
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm      Step #1 – Detection Group Discussion

January 26, 2022
11:00 am - 11:45 pm     Potential Failure Modes for Dams & Levees
11:45 am - 1:00 pm     Step #2 – Decision-making Workshop
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm      Break
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm      The EAP Preparation Process / Testing and Validating EAPs
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm     Planning for a Tabletop Exercise
2:45 pm - 3:15 pm      After Action Reporting & Follow-up
3:15 pm - 3:45 pm     Break
3:45 pm - 5:00 pm      Step #3 – Internal Communications Workshop
5:00 pm - 5:15 pm      Introduction to the NRCS EAP Template
5:15 pm - 5:45 pm     EAP Orientation Seminar

January 27, 2022
11:00 am - 11:30 am     Overview of New Technology
11:30 am - 1:00 pm      Tabletop Exercise #1 & Hotwash
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm     Break
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm      Crisis Communication
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm      Inundation Mapping
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm      Break
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm      Evacuation Planning Workshop

January 28, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm     Tabletop Exercise #2 and Hotwash with Integrated Step #4 Focus
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm      Break
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm      Functional Exercise
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm      Functional Exercise Hot Wash
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm      Break
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm      Course Review & EAP Checklist
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm      Course Wrap-up Panel Discussion

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