Community Resilience in the Face of Wildfires

Watch this webinar, led by Everbridge SR Technical Account Manager, Sarah Batmale, who partners with State of Oregon on their wildfire preparation and response efforts. Sarah shared lessons learned from Oregon's 2020 Labor Day Fires and 2021 Bootleg Fire including:

- How to solve for lack of continuity in public information

- Importance of keywords​ and zip code opt-ins

- Value of a member portal

- And much more...

This webinar will be a great tune-up for emergency managers and alert administrators across the U.S., to brush up on best practices ahead of the 2024 wildfire season.

The speaker

Sarah Batmale, Senior Technical Account Manager, Everbridge

Sarah Batmale, Everbridge Technical Account Manager, serves as a dedicated resource to the State of Oregon and the success of the OR-Alert program. OR-Alert chose Everbridge as their statewide solution for emergency alerts and mass messaging in order "to provide people in Oregon with meaningful opportunities to make life-saving decisions in the face of emergencies". Sarah has served as a technical expert and as an extension of their team, including but not limited to, onsite assistance at Incident Command Posts and Emergency Operation Centers during major emergency events. Prior to coming to Everbridge, Sarah served as an Emergency Preparedness Coordinator for a local Municipality where she served as a PIO and JIC lead.

Matt Frauenhoffer, Product Marketing Manager for xMatters

Matt Frauenhoffer is the Product Marketing Manager for xMatters, with over 15 years of IT and Software Development experience in various roles throughout his career. Outside of work, Matt is also a volunteer firefighter and EMT with his local community fire department. He enjoys helping people and organizations, no matter what challenges they might be facing, with a collaborative and blameless approach.

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The Agenda

Take a peek at our agenda for this live event, and we hope to see you there!

Wednesday, June 1 | 12-4:30pm CT

Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL




Welcome Remarks:

Teresa Anderson


Keynote: Resilience During COVID: From Fighting Crime to Protecting Employees

Chief Brendan Deenihan


Trends and Strategies for Managing Risks with a Hybrid Workforce

George Siegle




Panel Session: Operational Resilience in an Ever-Changing Risk Landscape

Teresa Anderson | George Siegle Chf. Brendan Deenihan | Thomas Henkey


Closing Remarks:

Teresa Anderson

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