The The Heat and Fire Expo Miami logo

Mar 1 & 2 / 2023

Miami, FL

Theater 6

Seminar Theaters are some of the most prominent features of The Natural Disaster Expo. With over 200 seminars expected to be delivered at the event, attendees can discover valuable insights and industry knowledge on what’s been happening in disaster prep, management, and recovery to advance their professional capabilities.

    • Monday

      Paul Stevens: Speaking in the Theater 6

      10.15 - 10.45

      Bryan Hunt: Speaking in the Theater 6

      11.00 - 11.30

      Bryan Hunt
      Western Shelter Systems

      Alternate Sites for Medical, Response, and General Purposes During Disasters

      Learn about the different uses and deployment of shelter systems before, during, and after disaster responses when timing is crucial and critical.

      Paul Taylor: Speaking in the Theater 6

      11.45 - 12.15

      Paul Taylor
      Krucial Staffing

      COVID Surge: Lessons Learned from a Staffing Perspective

      Krucial Staffing specializes in providing temporary rapid response staff and support services for emergencies nationally. When COVID-19 swept our nation in 2020, Krucial Staffing answered the call to help others at their greatest time of need. This seminar will cover lessons learned amid a pandemic and natural disasters from a staffing perspective. We’ll dive into crisis preparedness and strategies your organization can put into action today.

      Daniel Hill: Speaking in the Theater 6

      12.30 - 13.00

      Daniel Hill
      BlueStone Supply LLC

      Gabions and Geosynthetics on the Defense

      We will go into detail on the application suitability of different types of geosynthetics based on project type. This will include what to look for in product specification and the various types of product groups that are available. We will also discuss the suitability of gabions and how they can be customized to meet site specific conditions through custom product specification.

      Corey Ricketson: Speaking in the Theater 6

      13.15 - 13.45

      Corey Ricketson
      Pulsara

      LESSONS LEARNED: Coordinating Care Through a Crisis

      Through case studies and real-life examples, attendees will learn how to decrease patient transfer phone calls by 75%, reduce miscommunication, and create shared awareness across organizations. COVID-19 wreaked havoc on the U.S. healthcare system. Cities, regions, and entire states struggled to load balance COVID-19 patients. This presentation details how creating a Regional Medical Operations Coordination Center (RMOCC) will simplify your life and make a tangible difference in your community.

      Beth Krah: Speaking in the Theater 6

      14.00 - 14.30

      Beth Krah
      The Krah Corporation, LLC

      Providing Safe and Healthy Environments in Disaster Shelters

      Upstream strategic thinking is key to preventing infectious diseases from spreading as contamination runs rampant after natural disasters. Proper hygiene isn’t a priority when victims desperately search for loved ones. Having green technology already in place can provide safe and healthy environments and mitigating the spread of diseases. Review common misconceptions of current infection control methods and discuss Dry Hydrogen Peroxide’s (DHP) benefit in reducing air/surface contaminants 24/7 without toxic chemicals.

      Dr. Evan E. Koslow: Speaking in the Theater 6

      14.45 - 15.15

      Dr. Evan E. Koslow
      KT Corporation

      Producing Highly Purified Water with Electrokinetic Nanofiber Filters

      Ultra-small, lightweight and economical water purifiers can be produced using electrokinetic nanofiber composite materials.

      Carsten Brinkschulte: Speaking in the Theater 6

      15.30 - 16.00

      Carsten Brinkschulte
      Dryad Networks GmbH

      Get Alerts for Wildfires Within the First 60 Minutes

      Introducing Dryad’s Silvanet solution, providing an ultra-early warning system for wildfires using a large-scale terrestrial wireless IoT sensor network to detect wildfires using solar-powered gas sensors. Aiming to detect wildfires within the first 60 minutes from ignition, the Silvanet gas sensors are detecting changes in hydrogen, CO, CO2 and other gases emitted during the smoldering phase.