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Wednesday, September 24 • 9:40am - 10:55am
(CE) International Evacuation: Proactive versus Reactive Responses

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This session expands from Evacuate Egypt 2013, providing time and resources for participants to apply the discussed lessons learned and an emergency planning template to planning response protocols for security evacuations. While each situation requiring evacuation is different, many actions remain consist. Who do you need to include? What information will you require? When do you respond? How should you proceed? This interactive session will use scenarios to facilitate participant’s deeper consideration of evacuation procedures; discussion and evaluation of current evacuation procedures; and initial development of a plan addressing each of the above questions. Reflection of current institutional plans will be supported, with an emphasis on identifying action items for participant’s institutions.
Learning Objectives:
 Determine at least 4 questions to assess current
institutional procedures for international security
evacuation.
 Create a checklist of steps to take to create or
implement plans at your institution.
 Using an emergency planning template, recommend
evacuation procedures for your institution.

Speakers
avatar for Laura Provencher

Laura Provencher

International Risk Analyst, University of Arizona
Laura Provencher is the international risk analyst at the University of Arizona (UA), where she oversees the safety and security of all students, faculty and employees on official international travel. She works closely with the UA international travel safety oversight committee to facilitate policy development, emergency planning, international travel procedures, assessment and review of high risk travel, and training. Ms. Provencher oversees UA... Read More →
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Pascal Schuback

Global Emergency Manager, University of Washington
Pascal Schuback is the global emergency manager for the University of Washington. His responsibilities include the security and safety of all UW international travel and development of tools to support the situational awareness, continuity and response to global incidents. Mr. Schuback has worked in the emergency management field for over 17 years. He has responded to many local, national and international incidents. His involvement in virtual... Read More →
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Dru Simmons

International Risk Manager, The Ohio State University
Dru Simmons is the international risk manager for The Ohio State University. His role is dually based in the office of risk management and the office of international affairs. He coordinates the activities and implements the operating procedures of the provost appointed international travel policy committee. In addition he administers the supplemental travel insurance program, oversees the university’s international emergency protocol and... Read More →


Wednesday September 24, 2014 9:40am - 10:55am
Salon G