Technology’s Role in Emergency Response Planning

Technology’s Role in Emergency Response Planning

November 21, 2019, 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Theater 1

In the chaos of an emergency, many organizations are left scrambling to respond in a way that helps to mitigate the impact of the event and speed up the response to save lives. This session will explore how organizations can incorporate security and life safety technologies, such as video surveillance and access control, into their existing or new emergency preparedness plan. Attendees will hear real-world case studies of both successful and unsuccessful uses of technology to mitigate risk. The presentation will also focus on best practices and the importance of staff trainings. Attendees will also be introduced to the NFPA 3000 standard for Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program.

Learning Outcomes:
1. Develop an emergency preparedness plan that factors in advanced technology solutions.
2. Understand how different technologies can work in an emergency to mitigate the risk and impact, and speed up response.
3. Comprehend how the NFPA 3000 standard can help organizations meet today’s standards for emergency response and recovery.


  • Jerry Wilkins


    Co-Owner and Vice President

    Active Risk Survival

    Gerald G. Wilkins, PSP® is an ASIS Board Certified Physical Security Professional, a graduate of the FBI Citizens Academy, an NRA Certified Firearms...

  • James Marcella


    Director of Technical Servies

    Axis Communications, Inc

    James Marcella is the director of technical services for Axis Communications.  In this role he oversees technical support, industry associations for...

  • Kevin Carr




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