Security and Crisis Communications

The next full-margin rupture of the Cascadia subduction zone will spell the worst natural disaster in the history of the continent.	Our fourth Annual SECURITY AND CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS CONFERENCE

September 28, 2017

Century Square
1501 4th Ave,
seattle, WA 98101


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One key theme of this conference will be Active Shooter preparation.  Conference planners are working with staff from the University of Washington Police Department and Seattle Pacific University Security to draw upon their significant experience and their resources to enable attendees to attendees to plan for these unthinkable events.

 For a preview of the UW presentation please view the following video:  Run.Hide.Defend UW Active Shooter Video

The conference will run from 9am to 4.30pm with lunch and refreshments provided.  Here is the conference program:

Time                Topic/Speakers

8.30am            Registration opens (Refreshments available)


9.00am            Conference opens

Ken Gordon Executive Director NWABR


9.05am            Lessons from the Seattle Pacific University Shooting

Cheryl Michaels Associate Director Safety and Security, Seattle Pacific University


10.45am          Break


11.00am          Preparing your Staff, Clients, Students & Visitors for the Nightmare Scenario

John Vinson Chief of Police, University of Washington


12.30pm          Lunch (Provided)


1.30pm            Activist and Security Updates

Cody Kantner Information Network Associates, Inc. (INA, Inc.)

Via Video Conference


2.30pm            Public Outreach for Improved Security

A Panel of Speakers to Be Announced on the Day


3.30pm            Break


3.45pm            The Dangers of Living Out Your Life Online

Aimee Rachunok Linda Montgomery Investigations, Inc. (LMI, Inc.)


4.30pm            Close


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For more information about this conference, or if you are interested in being a vendor or sponsor at the conference please contact Ken Gordon. 

This conference is made possible by the member organizations of NWABR who provide the seed capital for the planning of these educational opportunities.  Please visit the member page to find out more about each of these amazing organizations.  NWABR and PNACRP wish to particularly thank Quorum Review IRB for making their conference space available for this important event.

For more information please contact Ken Gordon, Executive Director. Email:; or Phone: (206) 957-3337.

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