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Conference 4/17-20: 2018 Preparedness Summit

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 – Friday, April 20, 2018

Abt Associates' staff will present at the upcoming 2018 Preparedness Summit. This year, the discussions will focus on “Strengthening National Health Security: Mastering Ordinary Responses, Building Resilience for Extraordinary Events."

Abt staff will participate in the following presentations:


Public Health/BSL Coordination Models to Prevent and Mitigate Incidents Involving Potential Pandemic Pathogens

Tuesday, April 17, 3:30 – 4:15 p.m.
Michael Costa, Abt Associates


Hurricanes, Healthcare, and H2O: Water-Related Challenges Caused by 2017 Hurricanes
Speaker: Jonathan Yoder, CDC/NCEZID
Moderator: Pat Shifflett, Abt Associates


Follow the Money: Disaster Finance Readiness
Thursday, April 19, 12:00 - 3:30 p.m. 
Michele Laird

Are we ready for the next flu pandemic? Communications guidance in a public health response.
Thursday, April 19, 12:00 - 3:30 p.m. 
Cynthia Klein; Selena Ramkeesoon, Abt Associates

When: April 17-20, 2018

Where: Atlanta, Georgia

For more information, visit the conference website

Learn more about Abt's work in Global Health Security.