AIHA-NCS Technical Symposium: Dangers on the Horizon - Are We Prepared?

April 26, 2018
8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
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South San Francisco Conference Center
255 South Airport Boulevard
South San Francisco, CA 94080


Topic Speaker
An Introduction to Weapons of Mass Destruction Estelle Hofschneider/Todd Piantedosi, WMD, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Public Health and Medical Response to a Nuclear Detonation John F. Koerner, MPH, CIH, Senior Special Advisor - Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) Science and Operations.  US Department of Health & Human Services – Asst. Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Paul J. Fields, Senior Chemical Security Inspector, DHS Agency Liason  Field Operations Branch, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division (ISCD) of the US Department of Homeland Security 
Sampling and Analysis of Emerging Infectious Agents Suzanne Blevins, B.S., SM (ASCP), Laboratory Director, Aerobiology
Overview of Laboratory Chemical Response Network (LRN-C) in California: its activation and testing Sauda Yerabati, Chemical Threat Response Coordinator, California Department of Public Health
Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning Lisa Pelletier, CEM, Stanford University, Emergency Preparedness & Business Continuity Officer
NCRIC Terrorism Awareness George Karawanny, Northern California Regional Intelligence Center (NCRIC)

This Technical Symposium is specifically for those in occupational safety, health, environmental, and affiliated fields. AIHA and Non-AIHA-NCS members are welcome to attend but may be asked to provide photo &/or governmental ID at registration.

Price includes Continental Breakfast as well as a Buffet Lunch (with assorted salads, pasta, with vegetarian choices), and snacks.

This event meets ABIH® and BCSP CM criteria.

Parking is free.  A BART & CalTrain shuttle service is available; click below for information:


Cancellations received prior to April 24, will have course fees refunded, less a $75 administrative fee.  No refunds will be made on cancellations after that date.

MediSHARE Environmental Health & Safety is a sponsor. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 14069 for 7.5 contact hours.

Please contact us about sponsorship and logo placement opportunities. 

We hope to see you there!!


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$185.00 AIHA-NCS Members only
$210.00 after 12:15 am April 20

$185.00 Guest/Non-Member Ticket
$210.00 after 12:15 am April 20

$160.00 Guest - Government ID Required
$185.00 after 12:15 am April 20

$95.00 Emeritus/Retirees
$120.00 after 12:15 am April 20

$60.00 Students w/ID
$80.00 after 12:15 am April 20


Paul J. Fields, Senior Chemical Security Inspector, FOB-ISCD, DHS