SUMMER 2014 NEWS & NOTES:
35 indoor exhibits and 8 outdoor exhibits were set up for the Forum. Outdoor exhibitors include: TEMA, Y-12, TN Department of Agriculture/Forestry, Knox and Anderson County Sheriff''s Offices, Civil Air Patrol, and the East TN Chapter of Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster.
Many area vendors offered indoor exhbits, including, EnergySolutions, Scientific Sales, Central Communications and Electronics, Unitech Services Group, Radio Shack of Clinton, TN, ServPro, First Response Environmental Group, URS Professional Solutions, and Southern Safety Supply. Some national vendors which will be exhibiting include: Federal Signal, Federal Resources, Esri, DigitalGlobe, and PenBay Solutions.
- The FEMA Think Tank Call went very smoothly and featured the FEMA Headquarters Deputy Administrator, the FEMA Chief Innovation Advisor, and several East Tennessee professionals, including Dr. Susan Speraw, UT-K Global Disaster Nursing Program.