The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will be hosting the 7th annual 2023 Southeast Private-Public Partnership Summit in Pearl, Mississippi on September 13 and 14, 2023. Target attendees for the conference are crisis managers, business continuity managers, trade association/ chamber of commerce executives and emergency managers.
This year’s summit will discuss several topics which will highlight the challenges faced by the agency and its partners. Topics include:
- Avoiding Supply Chain Disruption
- Capabilities of the Private Sector
- Impacts of Aging Infrastructure
- Long-Term Economic Recovery Strategies
There will also be discussions about the capabilities of the public sector and success stories from private-public coordination.
To get a better understanding of emergency management operations, there will be activities simulating the activation of a state Business Emergency Operations Center.
By participating in this conference, guests will:
- Exchange ideas and solutions with risk management specialists and government officials.
- Participate in discussion sessions to better understand private and public sector capabilities.
- Gain a better understanding of how partnerships should work.
- Garner a better understanding of how the public and private sectors operate during a disaster.
Southeast Private-Public Partnership Summit Details
Here are details about the upcoming summit:
Start Date: 13 September 2023
End Date: 14 September 2023
Location: Pearl, Mississippi
Venue: Pearl Community Center, 2420 Old Brandon Rd, Pearl, MS 39208
Registration: 2023 Southeast Private- Public Partners Summit
About the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA)
The aim of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) is to safeguard the state of Mississippi and its residents. To do this, the agency fosters a culture of preparedness, executes timely responses during disasters and works to restore the quality of life after a disaster. MEMA is divided into eight offices – Mitigation; Preparedness; Logistics; Housing Individual Assistance; Public Assistance; Administrative Services; Information and Response. The agency takes all threats into account, plans, and prepares for all types of emergencies, responds to, and support local emergency management agencies during emergency events and coordinators resources and recovery efforts in the aftermath of disasters.
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