Free Program Covers Active Shooter Events

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is hosting a free active shooter/hostile event program for emergency managers, policymakers, fire, police, EMS, school officials, and facility managers in San Antonio, Texas on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.

Attendees will benefit from a half-day public session featuring keynote speaker Michele Gay, co-founder of Safe & Sound Schools, who lost her daughter during the Sandy Hook School tragedy; an overview of NFPA 3000™ (PS), Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program — the world’s first standard to help communities with hostile event preparedness, response and recovery; and insights from a diverse panel of subject-matter experts who developed this first-of-its-kind guidance. Attendees will also be granted complimentary access to two relevant active shooter and preparedness educational sessions, which are part of the NFPA Conference & Expo at the Henry B. González Convention Center.

In addition to the free hostile event session in San Antonio, NFPA is conducting a limited-space, deeper dive for up to 70 participants in the afternoon. The hands-on, three-hour workshop presents a scenario, guides participants through high-level coordination, addresses ASHER program benchmarks, and looks closely at recovery – the most enduring aspect of these devastating incidents. Space is limited. The fee for the exclusive afternoon workshop is $250 per person and participants will receive a copy of NFPA 3000.

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