The Public Safety and Security around Dams Course is designed for all security and dam industry professionals and any dam and hydro power professionals with a requirement to manage public safety and security for dam and, or water retention structures. The three-day course will offer an in-depth review of the requirements for public safety and security programs and assessments. It will also offer instruction on public safety and physical security concepts and technologies as well as the integration of the process. Included will be site visits to Loudoun Water's Beaver and Goose Creek Dams as part of the practical exercise component.
COURSE OUTLINE and AGENDA
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
List the categories and functions of public safety and security techniques for dams.
Understand the legal responsibilities and the potential risks associated with dams.
Describe the policy, planning, and procedure development process required to support a public safety and security program
Reference the DHS Dams Sector Security Guidelines and their application to support public safety.
Conduct and complete a security and public safety assessment of a dam.
Understand the components of a successful public safety program.
Identify hazards and vulnerabilities associated with dams and categorize, measure associated risks, and mitigate the risks.
Take a joint approach to manage and mitigate security and public safety threats
Registration is now open, and is limited to 40 participants.
LODGING AND TRANSPORTATION
Lodging and transportation arrangements are the responsibility of the participant. There is no room block reserved for this workshop. Washington Dulles Airport is the closest airport, approximately 5 miles from Ashburn. Several nearby hotels offer airport shuttles and rates range from $89 - $197 per night; nearby hotels.
Second City – Second Chances: Stories of Rehabilitation, Modification, and Revitalization
April 8-12 -- Chicago Hilton
Federal Energy Regulatory
The conference hotel is the beautiful Hilton Chicago, in the heart of the city. Most conference activities, including plenary and technical sessions and the exhibition, will take place in the Hilton. The USSD conference rate is $229, plus tax. A limited number of rooms are available at the prevailing government rate. Make your reservations here, or call 877-865-5320, group USD. The cutoff date is March 15, 2019, or until the room block fills, whichever is earlier.
Hilton Chicago, 720 South Michigan Avenue
A limited number of rooms have been reserved at the nearby Congress Plaza Hotel, 520 South Michigan Avenue. The room rate is $120. Make your reservation here, or call 800-635-1666.
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