2010 DISASTER MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP SERIES

“DEVELOPING A CULTURE OF PREPAREDNESS”

St. Kitts & Nevis

AGENDA
April 15, 2010 – Royal St. Kitts Hotel and Casino
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
9:00 – 9:05 a.m.
Welcome & Introduction
Mr. Tim Martin (Master of Ceremony)
Assistant Vice President of Leeward & Virgin Island Trades Tropical Shipping

9:05 – 9:10 a.m.
Brief Remarks                   Mr. Denzil V. Crooke
Managing Director, Delisle Walwyn & Co. Ltd – Local Agents for Tropical Shipping St Kitts & Nevis

9:10 – 9:25 a.m.                Remarks        The Honourable Sam Condor
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs
National Security, Labour and Social Security

9:25 – 9:30 a.m.                Brief Remarks     Mr. Neil Prior
Chairman
Caribbean-Central American Action

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.              Presentation        Mr. Perryette Peets
Deputy National Disaster Coordinator
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
     
10:00 – 10:20 a.m.           Remarks/Video Presentation     Mr. Rick Murrell
Chairman/President
Tropical Shipping

10:20-10:35 a.m.            COFFEE BREAK
Sponsored by Island Purified Water and Kantours

10:35 – 10:50 a.m.         Presentation       Mr. Nathan Wood
Geographer, US Geological Survey National Center

10:50 – 11:20 a.m.         Video and Presentation
Ms. Kathleen Tuitt
International Representative, Baptist Health

Mr. Chris Kilroy
Corporate Manager Emergency Preparedness and Security
Baptist Health

11:20– 12:20 p.m.       Presentation        Professor Roy Watlington (Retired)
University of the Virgin Islands/Caribbean Integrated Coastal Ocean Observing System
“Vulnerability to Natural Hazards in St. Kitts & Nevis”

12:20 – 1:00 p.m.        LUNCH BREAK
Sponsored by Lowe’s, Disaster Management Group and Digicel
     
1:00 – 1:15 p.m.
Presentation        Ms. Frederique Prou
Sales Manager, International Sales
Lowe’s Companies

1:15 – 1:30 p.m.               Presentation
Ms. Jennifer Nugent-Hill
Assistant Vice President, Tropical Shipping
“Preparing for the Unthinkable”

1:30 – 1:45 p.m.                Presentation       Mr. Robert Dugan
Project Manager, Disaster Management Group LLC

1:45 – 1:50 p.m.                Instruction & Overview
for Afternoon Session        Ms. Jennifer Nugent-Hill
Assistant Vice President, Tropical Shipping

Mr. Pedro Moline
Leeward Trade Manager, Tropical Shipping

“The Real Deal: Assessing Our Vulnerabilities”

1:50 – 2:50 p.m.               Round Table Groups:

1A. Communicating and Linking with the Private Sector in Community Disaster Planning (Best Practices) –
Mr. Lester Blackett (group leader), Director
Nevis Disaster Management Department
Premier's Ministry, Nevis Island Administration

1B. Communicating and Linking with the Private Sector in Community Disaster Planning (Best Practices) –
Mr. Perryette Peets (group leader), Deputy Disaster Coordinator,
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)

2. Community Based Organizations Roles’ in Local  Preparedness & Recovery (Best Practices) –  
Mr. Nick Mennon (group leader), President, St. Kitts Hotel Association
and Mrs. Natalie Fough, Director, Red Cross Society, St. Kitts Branch

2:50 – 3:20 p.m.
Reports from Groups & Next Step        

Mr. Pedro Moline
Leeward Caribbean Trade Manager, Tropical Shipping

Ms. Jennifer Nugent-Hill
Assistant Vice President, Tropical Shipping

3:20 – 3:25 p.m.  
Signing of Partnership MOU    
Chamber of Commerce
National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
Caribbean-Central American Action

3:25 – 3:30 p.m.                Closing Remarks & Acknowledgement        Mr. Tim Martin
Assistant Vice President
Leeward & Virgin Island Trades
Tropical Shipping

We extend a special Welcome to the visiting attendees from the Island of Nevis.
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