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Webinar: Talking TIM

June 26, 2019

Sponsored by: FHWA Office of Operations and National Operations Center of Excellence

June 26, 2019 1:30-3:00 pm

State and local Traffic Incident Management (TIM) programs cover a broad range of maturity from emerging programs to those that are advanced.  The Talking TIM Webinar Series seeks to provide a forum where TIM champions with any level of experience can exchange information about current practices, programs, and technologies. Each month, Talking TIM will highlight successful programs, identify best practices, and showcase technology that advances the profession.

Target Audience

TIM response personnel from police, fire, EMS, transportation, towing, and other organizations that respond to traffic incidents.

Learning Objectives

Better understand current TIM practices, technologies, and programs.

Moderator

Paul Jodoin, TIM Program Manager, FHWA Office of Operations

Presenters

Adam Hops – Introduction to the NOCoE and the Talking TIM Webinar
Jim Austrich – Welcome, Introductions, and Quick National Updates
Jim Austrich – ITS America Annual Conference Responder Day Wrap Up
Jason Josey – Safety Service Patrol Industry Association; Introduction and Invitation
Justin Guinan – Announcing Oregon DOT’s new Video and Annual Conference.

Paul Jodoin – FHWA Update- Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) / TMC Integration Project. Featuring the Integrated CAD.

Paul is the TIM Program Manager in the FHWA Office of Operations with over 40 years of transportation experience between his state and Federal careers.  He will be discussing the benefits of integrating public safety CAD data with TMCs, including earlier detection, faster response, and quicker clearance.  CAD integration benefits both public safety and transportation agencies, but most importantly, responder safety.

Scott Yinger – An Overview of Maryland’s CHART Program and Operations

Scott is the Director of Maryland’s Coordinated Highway Accident Response Team (CHART) and a longtime traffic safety and traffic operations proponent in the state of Maryland.  Maryland has one of the more advanced safety service patrol operations in the country and they are known for innovations like systematic deployment of resources and performance measurement among their service patrol.

Brian Purvis – Georgia Coordinated Highway Assistance and Maintenance Program (CHAMP)

Brian is no stranger to TIM given his former position with the North Carolina DOT and work on the SHRP II National TIM Responder Training Program.  His current assignment has him supporting Georgia’s CHAMP, a deployment of resources with the combined mission of safety service patrol and asset maintenance on rural freeway segments in the state.

Please register:

https://transportationops.org/event/talking-tim-webinar-series-june-2019

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July 22, 2019 – July 26, 2019

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July 30, 2019 – July 31, 2019

DoubleTree Crystal City, Arlington, VA

The Radiation Injury Treatment Network seeks to increase the understanding of and preparedness for the tremendous medical, environmental, and psychological consequences of a mass casualty radiological/nuclear incident for healthcare professionals. The 2019 RITN workshop will highlight recent developments in resource-constrained environments: (1) optimizing ARS initial assessment and triage, (2) ensuring the availability and appropriate use of medical and psycho-social supportive care, (3) disseminating the latest research in radiation-specific medical countermeasures, (4) applying technology as a force multiplier for care and education, and (5) enhancing collaboration among burn surgeons and RITN professionals. Additionally, the workshop will encourage open sharing of lessons learned from past efforts.

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September 23, 2019 – September 25, 2019

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Regional Western Plains members are invited to join us for the annual regional conference. In addition to several interesting and timely presentations, this conference provides a great networking opportunity for state EMS officials from: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming.

Conference details
Registration fee: $100 (regional members only)
Maximum: 45

Cancellation Policy
Full refund if cancelled before September 16, 2019. No refunds available after this date.

Meeting Agenda (DRAFT)

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