2018 Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference

Experiencing Private–Public Partnerships

April 18-19, 2018

Workshops will be held on April 17, 2018
Greater Tacoma Convention Center
1500 Commerce Street | Tacoma, Washington 98402

The Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference Mission Statement

Building stronger partnerships in the emergency management field through encouragement, collaboration and continuous education.

“Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.” The Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference (PIEPC), the #1 Emergency Preparedness Conference in the Northwest, connects more than 700 professionals representing business, education, government, non-profit sector, emergency management, insurance, utilities and hospitals. The Conference attracts top speakers and provides cutting-edge information on business continuity planning, school safety, public health preparedness, homeland security, and public information.

Businesses, universities, and government entities view PIEPC not only as a place to collaborate with potential partners but to develop the relationships needed for a well-rounded offering within the field.

Meet our Featured/Keynote Speakers
View the full agenda online here.
Eric Richard Alberts

Eric is a dedicated Emergency Manager who is passionate about the field he works in and protecting those he serves.  He began his career in Emergency Management in 2002.  Eric has responded to emergencies of all different types and sizes to include; a Terrorist Attack, 5 Hurricanes, Tropical Systems, a Special Communicable Disease, Severe Weather, Wildfires, Multi-type vehicle accidents, Mass Casualty Incidents, etc.  He is currently the Corporate Manager, Emergency Preparedness for Orlando Health, Inc. hospital system in Central Florida.  A position he was promoted to in February of 2017 after serving as the Manager, Emergency Preparedness since February 2010. Orlando Health has a total of 2,218 licensed beds within 7 hospitals (two of which are the level 1 trauma centers for adults and pediatrics), 1 large cancer center, 3 ambulatory care centers, 1 skilled nursing facility, 1 athletic training center, 3 medical helicopters, numerous corporate ancillary and support facilities, 17,000 employees, and directly leads and manages 2 full time employees.

Ryan Turner

Ryan Turner was named the Division Chief of Emergency Management and Safety for the City of Henderson, Nevada in October 2011, and also fills the key role of Emergency Management Coordinator. He administers, directs, manages and coordinates the activities and operations of the City’s Emergency Management and Safety Division and spearheads issues of homeland security.

Joshua Corsa

Dr. Joshua Corsa is a Surgical Critical Care Fellow at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle and a surgeon with the Florida Army National Guard. Prior to medical school he was a combat medic in the US Army, a firefighter, and a flight paramedic in Virginia Beach, VA. He was the chief resident on duty the night of the Pulse shooting in Orlando, FL where he helped treat dozens of patients. He teaches medical providers across the country about prehospital care, disaster response, and medical care in austere environments.

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