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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

2019 Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council (ATAC) Conference

TOPIC: Biothreats: Weapons of Mass Destructions, Pathogens and Pandemics
DATE: Wednesday, October 2, 2019
WHERE: Westin Hotel & Convention Center; 1000 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
TIME: 7- 7:45 a.m. (registration/check in); 7:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (conference)
Continental Breakfast and Lunch are provided

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Office of Homeland Security and Pennsylvania Department of Health invite you to attend the 2019 Anti-Terrorism Advisory Council (ATAC) Bioterrorism Conference. This FREE full day conference is available to all Law Enforcement, EMS, Emergency Management, Fire Departments, Physicians, Nurses, Veterinarians, Hospital Administrators and Public Health Officials.

For more information, view the conference flyer. Fill out the registration form and return it via email by Sept. 25.

Up to 5.5 CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS are available for Nurses, EMS and Veterinarians; and CME’s for Physicians. Local law enforcement will also receive 7 CLEE credits from MPOETC for continuing education credits.


June 11, 2019 - Biothreats: Weapons of Mass destruction, Pathogens and Pandemics

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Presenters at the June 11 conference from left to right: Tom Stewart, FBI; Dr. Debra Powell, Reading Hospital; Elizabeth Negron, PA Dept. of Health; US Attorney David Freed; Ed You, FBI; Keith Hansen, University of Nebraska; Ronald C. Stanko, Esq., Deputy Director for PA Homeland Security; Dr. Gary Smith, UPenn School of Veterinary Medicine; and Jeff Backer, PA Dept. of Health

  • June 20, 2019 - Biothreats: Weapons of Mass destruction, Pathogens and Pandemics. DoubleTree Hotel, Reading , PA.

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Presenters at the June 20 conference from left to right: Jennifer Arbitier-Williams, Assistant US Attorney for the Eastern District of PA; Tom Stewart, FBI; Michael Schlottke, FBI; Dr. Gary Smith, UPenn School of Veterinary Medicine; Dr. Debra Powell, Reading Hospital; Mark Martens, University of Nebraska; and Elizabeth Negron, PA Dept. of Health  

UPCOMING EXERCISES

  • Pennsylvania Casinos
  • Philadelphia Phillies/Citizens Bank Park