The annual Hurricane & Storm Preparedness Forum is a one-day event that offers presentations on hurricane preparedness and response, mutual aid, FEMA, and other disaster and emergency response related issues, as well as opportunities for Florida public power utilities to share best practices and lessons learned from each other.
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The FMEA Hurricane & Storm Preparedness Forum will be a high quality, in-person forum. Member, staff, and attendee safety is of the utmost importance to FMEA. FMEA is closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 on in-person events and plans to conduct our conference with the health and safety of all attendees in mind.
|Who attends this event?|
|Utility Directors||Mutual Aid Coordinators|
|T&D Managers & Supervisors||Engineers|
|Lineworkers & Lineworker Foreman||Safety Managers & Officers|
|Customer Service Managers & Representatives||Key Account Managers & Representatives|
|Communication Managers & Specialists||Community Outreach Coordinators|
FMEA Continuing Education Program
There are 4.5 PDH (Professional Development Hours) available for attending this FMEA event.
|FMEA Municipal Member||$80|
|FMEA Associate Member||$160*
*A limited number of Associate member seats are available!
|Non-Member||Registration is only open to FMEA members.|
For More Information:
Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista South
4955 Kyngs Heath Road
Kissimmee, FL 34746
Tel: (407) 597-4000
FMEA Group rate: $119/night
2021 Forum Overview
|9:30 – 10:00 am||What Have We Learned After Five Hurricane Seasons?
Amy Zubaly, Executive Director, FMEA
|10:00 – 10:45 am||Working Together in Mutual Aid
Amy Zubaly, Executive Director, FMEA and Sam Rozenberg, Senior Director of Security & Resilience, American Public Power Association, Washington, DC
|10:45 – 11:30 am||Hurricanes, Ice Storm and a Pandemic – Oh My!
Greg Labbé, Lafayette Utilities System, Lafayette, LA
|11:30 – Noon||Lunch Break (Lunch provided)
|Noon – 12:30 pm||Lunch Presentation: Hurricane Season Outlook
|12:30 – 2:30 pm||Panel Presentation and Roundtable discussion
James Barnes, Chief Customer Officer, City of Tallahassee; Korey Bush, Manager System Operations, Lakeland Electric; Aaron Haderle, Kissimmee Utility Authority; Julie Leininger, Senior Contracts Administrator, Orlando Utilities Commission