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Building Bridges: Emergency Preparedness for Libraries, Archives, Cultural Institutions and First Responders

When: Friday, February 11, 2011, 9:00 – 4:00 (Registration opens at 8:30)

Where: Performing Arts Center at Portland Community College, Sylvania Campus,

Who should attend:

Library, Archive and Cultural Institution Personnel

  • Meet with first responders from the greater Portland metro area
  • Learn what information first responders need from you
  • Help identify next steps to develop a regional disaster recovery network

First Responders and other Emergency Personnel

  • Meet with library, archive and cultural institution personnel from the metro area
  • Develop partnerships with libraries and other cultural institutions in disaster planning and response
  • Learn about resources libraries can provide to support community disaster response


Parking at PCC

Registration closes on Friday, February 4th, 2011

Questions?  Contact Judith Norton,, 503-494-3499 or Shannon Carr,, 503-494-3484.


This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. NO1-LM-1-3506 with the University of Washington.