The Preparedness Summit is the premier national conference in the field of public health preparedness, and this year will take place April 1 – 4 in Atlanta. The four-day annual event provides one of the only cross-disciplinary learning opportunities in the field and has evolved over time to meet the growing needs of the preparedness community The Summit delivers opportunities to connect with colleagues, share new research, and learn how to implement model practices that enhance capabilities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters and emergencies. The full schedule is now available for the Summit and online registration is open. Early bird registration ends March 6. Register now for the 2014 Preparedness Summit!
2014 Summit HPP-PHEP Awardee Support Letter
David Marcozzi, Director of National Healthcare Preparedness Programs at the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, and Chris Kosmos, Director of the Division of State and Local Readiness at CDC, share in a letter why Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) and Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Directors, or designated staff, are strongly encouraged to attend the 2014 Preparedness Summit. The letter states that HPP and PHEP funds may be used to cover travel expenses for the Summit.