2018 Fleet Week Senior Leaders Seminar

Posted on 08/14/2018
Picture of the USS Iowa
The highly anticipated 3rd annual Senior Leaders Seminar (SLS) is shaping up to be a great event!  The SLS is designed to reinforce and strengthen our understanding of Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA).
Date: Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Time:   8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Crowne Plaza Los Angeles Harbor Hotel; 601 S. Palos Verdes Street, San Pedro, CA 90731
This year we will be hearing from subject matter experts on topics that range from lessons learned in response to Hurricanes Harvey and Maria to the Role of Title 10 in State Response.  We will also be learning how DSCA resources are requested at each level from local, regional, state to federal.
Speakers include:

Vice Admiral John D. Alexander, Commander, U.S. 3rd Fleet

Mark Sloan, Director Harris County, Texas OEM

Craig Fugate, Chief EM Officer, One Concern

Mark Ghilarducci, Director, CalOES

Robert Fenton, Regional Administrator, FEMA Region 9

Jeff Toney, Acting Regional Administrator, Southern Region CalOES

Aram Sahakian, General Manager, EMD

Jeffrey Reeb, Director, LA County OEM

Dr. Ken Hudnut, United States Geological Survey

Richard (Dick) Belzano, Deputy Maritime Administrator, USDOT



Seminar Breakout Discussions include issues around: 

  • Route Opening / Debris Clearance
  • Medical & Patient Movement
  • Port Assessment / Prioritization
  • Fuel 


Seminar Agenda: