Registration is now open for a program on emergency preparedness and response at the Library of Congress, co-sponsored by FEDLINK.
This program (morning session) will be webcast and recorded. If you are outside the DC area and would like to attend via webcast, please send email to [log in to unmask] by August 31.
NN/LM Washington DC Power Outage Summit
September 5, 2012
9:00am - 12:30pm program
1:30pm - 4:30pm workshop/class
Library of Congress James Madison Building,
Please join us for a morning of speakers and discussion about the impact of a power outage on library services and collections and the roles libraries and librarians can play in their communities or institutions in response to a major power outage.
A separate afternoon session will feature a workshop on building your library’s readiness and a disaster information specialization certificate course.
There is no charge to attend the morning or afternoon sessions. Seating is limited. Please register at: http://nnlm.gov/sea/training/register.html.
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National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM)
Pepco (unless they are in emergency operation mode)
District of Columbia Public Library
Library of Congress (Preservation Directoarte and Office of Security and Emergency Preparedness)
Medical Reserve Corps
National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC)
This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00004-C with the University of Maryland Baltimore.
Library of Congress, FEDLINK
101 Independence Ave. SE LA217
Washington, DC 20540-4935