Thu, Jun 10 | Webinar

Maryland Resilience Workshop: Focus on Public-Private Partnerships

Learn from 20 years of experience about public-private partnerships, business resilience centers, leveraging resources, and much more.
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Maryland Resilience Workshop: Focus on Public-Private Partnerships

Time & Location

Jun 10, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Webinar

About the Event

This critical workshop designed for Maryland local, county, and state emergency management and economic development officials will discuss:

  • The Business Case for PPPs
  • The Types of PPPs - from donations and volunteers to information sharing, and rapid response
  • How to Make PPPs Work Better

Featuring:

  • Ryan Miller, Critical Functions LLC, Co-founder of Howard County's emergency management and economic development cooperative model
  • Vernon Thompson, Executive Vice President, Howard County Economic Development Authority
  • Stephen Jordan, CEO, Institute for Sustainable Development, the first private sector secretariat of the Partnership for Critical Infrastructure Security; Fostered partnerships with FEMA, SBA, Department of Commerce, USAID, HUD
  • George Haddow, Implementer of Project Impact, the first public-private partnership for community resilience designed by FEMA
  • David Baxter, Steering Committee Member of the World Association of PPP Units and Professionals; Coordinator of the WAPPP North America Chapter
  • Lynn Knight, Chief Knowledge Officer of ISD; Thought leader and expert on working with U.S. EDA
  • Scott Algeier, CEO, Conrad, Inc.; Chief Administrator, IT-ISAC
  • Ed DeMoss, Chair and Resource Coordinator, Kansas City Plan Bulldozer
  • Kathy Fulton, Executive Director, American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN)
  • The Rev. Phillip C. Huber, Chairperson, Maryland VOAD; Chair, Maryland VOAD, Long Term Recovery Committee
  • Daniel Thompson, Executive Director, Somerset County Economic Development Commission; President, Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) Board of Directors
  • Marcel Ham, Principal, RebelGroup

Special Guest:

  • Allegra Tartaglia, Non-Governmental Services Branch Manager, Non-Governmental Services Branch, and Private Sector Liaison, Maryland Emergency Management Agency

For more information, email info@isdus.org.

This workshop is part of a series focused on how to help Maryland save lives, livelihoods, and living environments, and recover better, faster, and stronger by leveraging the power of the private sector and economic development.

Presented by the Institute for Sustainable Development and Howard County Economic Development Administration, with the generous support of the U.S. Economic Development Administration.

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JUNE 10, 2021 WORKSHOP AGENDA

Workshop Conducted Via WebEx

Moderated by Stephen Jordan, CEO, Institute for Sustainable Development

10:00am | Welcome and Recap

10:15am | The "Who? What? When? Where? Why?" of Public-Private Partnerships

This panel will discuss the range of types of PPPs that may be helpful to achieve disaster management, resilience, and economic development goals. From volunteers and donations, to information sharing, debris removal, heavy infrastructure stop-gap support, and financing and running more advanced, smart, and resilient infrastructure for the future, PPPs could be a key tool for Maryland’s future. Featuring:

  • George Haddow, Strategic Advisor, Adaptation Leader LLC; Principal, Bullock & Haddow LLC
  • Ed DeMoss, Chair and Resource Coordinator, Kansas City Plan Bulldozer
  • David Baxter, Strategic Advisor, Adaptation Leader LLC; Steering Committee Member of the World Association of PPP Units and Professionals; Coordinator of the WAPPP North America Chapter

11:00am | Break

11:10am | What Do We Want to Do Partnerships For? - Short Presentations

  • Threat and Vulnerability Information Sharing - Scott Algeier, CEO, Conrad, Inc.; Executive Director of the IT-ISAC
  • Importance of Public-Private Exercises - Kathy Fulton, Executive Director, American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN)
  • Leveraging the Private Sector for Economic Recovery - Lynn Knight, Chief Knowledge Officer, Institute for Sustainable Development
  • Implementing an Ongoing Partnership Program - Stephen Jordan, CEO, Institute for Sustainable Development

12:30pm | Break

1:00pm | Roundtable – What Are the Key Elements of Organizing Public-Private Partnerships for Maryland?

New approaches to emergency management and economic recovery that begin with resilience require significant planning from local, county, and state jurisdictions, private sector consideration, definition of priorities and boundaries, and a host of other issues. This roundtable will discuss the outlook for strengthening ties to achieve these goals, and some of the key factors that will determine success. Featuring:

  • The Rev. Phillip C. Huber, Chairperson, Maryland Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD); Chair, Maryland VOAD, Long Term Recovery Committee
  • Daniel Thompson, Executive Director, Somerset County Economic Development Commission; President, Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) Board of Directors
  • Marcel Ham, Principal, RebelGroup
  • Special Guest: Allegra Tartaglia, Non-Governmental Services Branch Manager, Non-Governmental Services Branch, and Private Sector Liaison, Maryland Emergency Management Agency

2:00pm | Wrap-Up and Close

Registration is Closed

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