NTSB Training Center.

AGENDA FOR

Transportation Disaster Response – A Course For Emergency Responders

ID Code

TDA402 - Back to course description

Date

November 16-18, 2010 

DAY ONE – Tuesday November 16, 2010
9:00-9:30 am

Welcoming Remarks
Speaker TBD

9:30-10:50 am NJSP Review of Teterboro and Bergenfield Events
Lieutenant Kevin Fowler
Sergeant First Class Jeff Mottley
New Jersey State Police, Office of Emergency Management
10:50-11:00 am Break
11:00-11:45 am How the NTSB conducts investigations
Erik Grosof, Assistant to the Director, NTSB Transportation Disaster Assistance Division
11:45-12:30 pm

NTSB Public Affairs Operational Responsibilities
Peter Knudson, Public Affairs Officer, NTSB

12:30-1:15 pm Lunch
1:15-2:00 pm TWA 800 Brief
Elias Kontanis PhD, NTSB Transportation Disaster Assistance Division
2:00-2:45 pm Medicolegal Aspects of Mass Fatality Response Operations
Elias Kontanis PhD, NTSB Transportation Disaster Assistance Division
2:45-3:00 pm Break
3:00-4:00 pm Overview FBI Evidence Response Team (ERT & USERT) & Hazardous Materials Response Unit
Gary Reinecke, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI Quantico
4:00-5:30 pm Static Displays - Q&A
Gary Reinecke, Supervisory Special Agent, FBI Quantico
DAY TWO – Wednesday November 17, 2010
8:00-10:00 am Minneapolis PD I-35W Bridge Collapse
Deputy Chief Rob Allen
Inspector Mike Martin
Minneapolis Police Department
10:15-10:30 am Break
10:30-12:00 pm  Case Study: Miracle on the Hudson US Airways flight 1549
Sgt. Robert Paddock, NJSP
Erik Grosof, NTSB
12:00-12:45 pm Lunch
12:45-1:15pm Case Study: Hackensack Garage Collapse
Lieutenant Kevin Fowler
New Jersey State Police, Office of Emergency Management
1:30-3:15 pm

Case Study: Buffalo, NY Crash of Colgan Flight 3407
Erik Grosof, NTSB
Major Chris Cummings & Captain Tim Talley, New York State Police
David Bissonette, Emergency Manager, Clarence Center, NY

3:15-3:30 pm Break
3:30-4:00 pm Case Study: Medicolegal Challenges- Buffalo, NY Crash of Colgan Flight 3407
Elias Kontanis PhD, NTSB
4:00-4:45 pm Personal Effects
Erik Grosof, NTSB
DAY THREE – Thursday, November 18, 2010 
08:00-10:00 am Case Study: Red Line Metro Collision
Larry Schultz, Assistant Fire Chief of Operations
District of Columbia, Fire and EMS Department
10:00-10:15 am Break
10:15-11:45 am Case Study: Egypt Air Flight 990
Erik Grosof, NTSB
11:45-12:30 am Lunch
12:15-1:15 pm NTSB Victim Related Concerns for First Responders
Sharon Bryson, Deputy Director, NTSB Office of Communications
1:15-1:30 pm Break
1:30-3:00 pm Self Care Lessons for Public Safety Leaders
Joe DesPlaines, VP NEAS, Milwaukee, WI
Lt. Kevin Fowler, NJSP
Erik Grosof, NTSB
3:00-3:15 pm Break
3:15-4:00 pm Class Wrap Up and Q&A