Meetings & Educational Opportunities
Next All Member COAD Meeting (Hybrid)
January 10, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM: COAD General Membership Meeting, LCC Main Campus, Building 19, Room 220. This meeting will focus on public information and communications throughout the stages of a community crisis. Save the date!
November 2, 6:00 PM: Certification Training for volunteers for the Emergency Warming Centers. Tim Black, Emergency Response Coordinator, will speak about the special needs of the unhoused and how to work with them to support their circumstances. Eugene Springfield Fire Station #2, 1705 W 2nd Ave, Eugene, OR 97402.
November 4, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM: 2023 Beat the Wave Disaster Preparedness Expo. This event aims to connect residents along the Oregon Coast with businesses, nonprofits, and emergency service providers, fostering greater awareness of disaster preparedness and available resources. Location: Florence Events Center, 715 Quince St.
November 20, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM: COAD Steering Team Meeting.
November 28, 11:00 AM: Evidence-Based Guidance for Alerts. Drawing upon over five decades of research, this webinar will explore the design of alerts and warnings aimed at motivating behavioral responses, particularly in the context of short messaging channels, with a focus on Wireless Emergency Alerts.
November 29, 9:00 AM: Mental Health First Aid, 8-hour certification course that teaches adults how to better help people who may be experiencing a mental health crisis. This is a 2 part course that begins with independent learning and then concludes in a 6.5 hour live class. Online, free. Register here.
November 30, 7:00 PM: Egan Warming Center New Volunteer Orientation (online).
January 8-12: K0289: State Volunteer and Donations Management (Virtual). Click here to register.
January 8-12: K0449: Incident Command System Curricula Train-the-Trainer (Virtual). Click here to register.
January 10, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM: COAD General Membership Meeting, LCC Main Campus, Building 19, Room 220.
January 30: At the end of January, Ready NW Eugene will be hosting a Zoom meeting to discuss the seismic safety of NW region bridges and overpasses during different types of disasters. Sierra Anderson, City of Eugene Emergency Manager and Trish Sharma, City of Eugene Transportation Planner will speak. This is currently scheduled for January 30th from 6:30 to 8:00 PM.
February and Beyond
February 8: Lane County Emergency Preparedness Expo - save the date!
April 22-26: Save the Date: The 8th annual Oregon Preparedness Workshop will take place April 22-26, 2024, at the Sunriver Resort in Sunriver. Oregon Prepared provides the emergency management community with networking opportunities; program training and information; and discussions on current issues, lessons learned, and best practices related to all phases of emergency management. The workshop is designed to strengthen and build knowledge and partnerships by sharing experiences and ideas that further enhance the preparedness of the whole community. Oregon Prepared is open to tribal, county, city, special district and state emergency management staff; public safety and health preparedness staff; DHS/FEMA preparedness grant recipients; and non-profit and private sector partners with a role in preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery. For updates, follow Oregon Prepared Workshop 2024.
May 18: Disaster Preparedness Fair at the Upper McKenzie Community Center from 11: 00 AM to 4:00 PM