• Submit an Abstract for the 2016 Preparedness Summit!

    Abstract submission for the 2016 Preparedness Summit is now open. This year’s Summit will explore the theme, “Planning Today for Rebuilding Tomorrow: Focusing on Resiliency and Recovery in the 21st Century.” Abstracts are encouraged on subjects such as: Building and sustaining resilient communities Effectively using, producing, and disseminating medical countermeasures and nonpharmaceutical interventions Ensuring situational awareness to support decision making, data management, and information sharing Enhancing Read more


In a world of increasingly global and uncharted threats, public health professionals must learn how to respond to a wide array of potential emergencies and disasters. Organizations may not have the resources to prepare for every potential threat but they can plan responses to make their communities more resilient. Recovery after a disaster impacts all levels of governmental public health and healthcare agencies and these organizations must work together toward a more prepared and resilient nation. Read more