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Emergency Preparedness Vital to Rural Communities


Download the schedule-at-a-glanceThe Emergency Preparedness Summit is a new mid- to senior-level management event, a joint collaboration between NTCA-The Rural Broadband Association and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. The event will focus on emergency preparedness issues for rural utilities. Topics include: emergency planning, federal, state and local policy issues, recovery after an event, best practices, mitigation, and the mutual assistance network. You will also identify how social media is becoming a key player to disseminate news to communities while providing time for networking for telcos and electric companies.


Who Should Attend

  • General Managers
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Owners
  • Vice Presidents
  • Safety Officers
  • Executive Staff
  • Management Staff

At the Rural Utilities Emergency Preparedness Summit, you will learn:

  • How FirstNet is going to impact Telcos and Electrics.
  • How to create incident command structures and effectively respond to emergencies.
  • What other rural utilities are doing to assert cyber security measures.
  • What changes are being made to federal and state disaster response policies that will affect your business and community.

For more information, call 703-351-2118, or email