2019 South Texas All Hazards Conference

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JOIN US MARCH 27 AND 28 AT THE MCALLEN CONVENTION CENTER

The 2019 South Texas All Hazards Conference: Faces of Preparedness provides a forum to advance the hurricane preparedness capacity for the Rio Grande Valley, discuss current trends and topics, and provide information about the latest tools and technology in emergency preparedness management and homeland security. The 7th annual conference is sponsored by Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department, City of McAllen, Hidalgo County Emergency Management, and Texas Department of Emergency Management (TDEM) with funding provided by the Texas Department of State Health Services.

SESSION TRACKS 

  1. Public Health/ Hospitals - Room 101A
  2. Emergency Response - Rooms 101BC
  3. Faith Based / Non-Profit - Room 102A
  4. Educational Institutions - Rooms 102BC
  5. COOP/Business - Room 103B
  6. Law Enforcement - Rooms 103CD

EXHIBIT HALL 

We will have more than 70 vendors available to provide critical preparedness information and resources to help empower participants with the necessary tools to prepare for a hurricane, tropical storm or mass fatality situation. We will also have emergency vehicle demonstrations from several regional agencies. 

SEMINAR SCHEDULE
EXHIBIT HALL (Day 1) 7:00 am – 4:30 pm                                              REGISTRATION (Day 2) 7:30 am – 12:00 pm 

                                 DAY 1                                                                                                                DAY 2

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Opening Ceremonies in
McAllen Performing Arts Center
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM  
Grand Ballroom in
Immunization Summit
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM  
Morning Break - Press Conference
8:15 AM -    9:15 AM  
Workshop Sessions
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM  
Plenary Session in
McAllen Performing Arts Center
9:25 AM - 10:25 AM
Workshop Sessions
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM  
COLLABOR-EAT in 
Exhibit Hall 
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM  
Morning Break in
Exhibit Hall 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM  
Special Presentation in
Grand Ballroom
10:50 AM - 11:50 AM
Workshop Sessions
2:30 PM – 2:45 PM  
Afternoon Break – Exhibit Hall
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM    
Lunch on your own
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
Workshop Sessions
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM  
Workshop Sessions
3:50 PM – 4:50 PM  
Workshop Sessions
 2:40 PM - 3:40 PM  
Workshop Sessions

      

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS
Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center (on the property)
800 Convention Center Blvd.
McAllen, Texas, 78501
(800) 362-2779
Rate:$119.00 + Tax
Group Code: STH
Deadline for group rate: Fri., Mar. 9, 2018
Click here to register online.
La Quinta Inn & Suites Convention Center (on the property)
801 S. Ware Rd.
McAllen, TX 78501
(956) 682-6765
Rate: $85.00 + Tax
Click here to register online.
Springhill Suites 
(Located across the expressway from the McAllen Convention Center)
1800 S Ware Rd.
McAllen, TX 78503
(956) 682-6336
Rate: $93.00
Cambria Hotel and Suites
701 S Ware Rd.
McAllen, TX 78501
(956) 618-7207
Rate: $89.00 + TAX
Home2 Suites by Hilton McAllen
525 S Ware Rd.
McAllen, TX 78501
(800) 362-2779
Rate: $84.00 + Tax
Group Code: STH
Deadline for group rate: Fri., Mar. 9, 2018
Click here to register online.
Homewood Suites by Hilton McAllen
3801 W Expy 83
McAllen, TX 78503
(956) 630-0500
Rate: N/A