HSAC at Work


2017 International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Conference

In addition to HSAC staff attending the 2017 IAEM Conference, HSAC also sponsored the President's Hospitatlity Reception to welcome emergency managers from around the world to the conference. 


A Conversation with Craig Fugate - November 3, 2017

Craig Fugate, former Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), joined HSAC for a conversation on leadership and emergency management. Photos of the event can be viewed here


Crisis Management Case Challenge - October 26, 2017

The second Crisis Management Case Challenge had teams of graduate students developing policy recommendations on post-disaster housing in Los Angeles. The winners and photos of the event can be viewed here


Distinguished Speaker Series - Crisis Management: An Evolving Perspective and Developing Leaders - October 11, 2017

The second HSAC Distinguished Speaker Series featured Peter Neffenger, retired Vice Admiral of the United States Coast Guard, and Brad Kieserman, Vice President of Disaster Operations and Logistics at the American Red Cross. More photos of this event can be viewed here


Crisis Management Case Challenge - October 5, 2017

The inaugural Crisis Management Case Challenge was hosted at the University of Southern California, where teams of graduate students competed to present recommendations on contemporary crisis management issues. View more event photos here


Distinguished Speaker Series - Women and Crisis Leadership: A Panel Discussion -
October 5, 2017

HSAC kicked off its Distinguished Speaker Series with Women and Crisis Leadership: A Panel Discussion, featuring four high accomplished leaders in the field. More images can be viewed here. 


Pepperdine School of Public Policy - Policy Intensives with Practitioners series: Emergency Management and homeland security - september 15, 2017

HSAC participated in Pepperdine's practitioner series on emergency management and homeland security. 


ESRI User Conference: national Security And Public Safety Summit - July 9, 2017

HSAC presented once again at the ESRI User Conference National Security and Public Safety Summit. This year's presentation focused on our information-sharing technology, SALUS - The Crisis Hub. 


Los Angeles Marathon - March 19, 2017

HSAC demonstrated their SALUS technology for the Los Angeles Fire Department at the Los Angeles Marathon Unified Command Post. 


89th academy awards - february 26, 2017

HSAC worked with the Los Angeles Police Department to test their newest information-sharing software, SALUS, at the 2017 Academy Awards.


NDU Defense Fellowship - November 17, 2016

HSAC co-hosted fellows from the National Defense University in proving them with a first-hand look at emergency management within the Los Angeles region. 


International Symposium on Emergency Management - November 4, 2016

Fuzhou University in China, through the University of Southern California, invited HSAC to present at the International Symposium on Emergency Management.


Women in Homeland Security panel - October 11, 2016

Dr. Gabriela Noriega, HSAC Vice President of Operations, Technology, and Research, was invited to participate and speak about women in homeland security.


Los Angeles Fire Department Leadership Academy - October 5, 2016

HSAC President and CEO, Jim Featherstone, presented to Los Angeles Fire Department firefighters on leadership. 


FEMA National Advisory Council Meeting - September 12, 2016

Jim Featherstone, President and CEO of HSAC, and Chair of the FEMA National Advisory Council, during his meeting and presentation to members in Washington D.C.


Esri Users Conference - June 27, 2016

HSAC attended the week long Esri Users Conference in San Diego to learn about the latest advancements in GIS and mapping technologies.


Esri National Security and Public Safety Summit - June 25, 2016

As a subject matter expert, HSAC presented at the Esri National Security and Public Safety Summit to a crowd of high-level public safety professionals. 


Esri Business Summit - June 26, 2016

HSAC participated on a public safety panel to business executives at the Esri Business Summit in San Diego, California.

Watch HSAC's presentation here.


News Conference - June 19, 2016

HSAC participated in an interview on homeland security on NBC 4's News Conference, Southern California's longest running political and public affairs interview program.


Paris Public Safety Briefing - June 9, 2016

HSAC and its sponsored delegation presented to the Los Angeles public safety community at the University of Southern California on lessons learned from recent Paris terrorist attacks.


Paris Delegation - April 4-10, 2016

HSAC took a delegation of Los Angeles public safety professionals to Paris to consult with local authorities, and gain insight into their recent terrorist attacks.


Homeland Security Roundtable - March 24, 2016

HSAC participated on a panel about homeland security with Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti, at the University of Southern California.