Washington, DC, May 2, 2000 -- The Emergency Information Infrastructure Partnership (EIIP) announces its May schedule of online forums. To participate, please visit www.emforum.org. EIIP live online sessions are held Wednesdays at 12:00 Noon EDT:
May 3 - Virtual Classroom: "USGS Information: Before, During, and After a Disaster" - Tim Cohn, Science Advisor for Hazards, assisted by Kathleen K. Gohn, Public Affairs Specialist
May 10 - Virtual Library: "Emergency Planning for Special Needs Facilities" - Mitch Cooper, State of Texas Department of Health
May 17 - Forum: "Federal Transportation Resources in Disasters: The Role of the RSPA Office of Emergency Transportation." - Janet Benini, Deputy Director, U.S. Department of Transportation
May 24 - Open Forum Discussion: "Global Warming: What is the worst case scenario for disaster impacts?" - Amy Sebring, EIIP Technical Projects Coordinator
May 31 - Tech Arena: "EM/2000 - Software System for EOCs" - Bill Lent and Mike McNeill, Specialized Disaster Systems International, Inc.