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The design, development, and execution of exercises (drills, tabletop, functional, and full-scale exercises) should enhance knowledge of plans, improve individual performance, and identify areas to improve capabilities. Organizational certifications may also depend on these types of exercises. How can organizations ensure that these resource-intensive activities result in process improvement?

Common Questions on Training Drills and Exercises is part of our Everbridge ‘Common Questions’ webinar series. We’ve assisted thousands of organizations in planning and executing emergency response, and we are bringing the knowledge to you. This webinar will address common challenges that our clients have struggled with when conducting emergency management training exercises, including:

  • Following the HSEEP (Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluations Program) process
  • Developing a Situational Manual (SitMan) and Exercise Plan (ExPlan) 
  • Timeline for a proper exercise and who should participate
  • Proper SimCell execution
  • Incorporating your notification system into exercises
  • After Action Reports and Improvement Plans

Speaker Bio:

brian-toolan-headshot.jpgBrian Toolan joined the Everbridge family in April 2016 as the Technical Account Manager for the AlertFlorida Statewide notification system, and currently serves as the Director of Government Strategy. Brian came to Everbridge after completing a 24-year career in public safety with the State of Connecticut. Brian served as the program manager for the Urban Search and Rescue Task Force where he gained valuable experiencing utilizing the Everbridge platform as a customer.

Brian was also the Operations Chief for the State Emergency Operations Center and served the State during historic blizzards, hurricanes, floods, the largest natural gas power plant explosion in the US and other natural and man-made disasters. While serving as the TAM in Florida, Brian has assisted the State Division of Emergency Management in the Florida Emergency Operations Center during Hurricane Matthew and Hurricane Irma.

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