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Are You Prepared?

May 24 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

“The Big One” – a magnitude 9.0 or greater earthquake could devastate the Puget Sound region. What are businesses and communities already doing to prepare? What more could be done?

The World Trade Center Seattle has partnered with the American Red Cross to present a panel of experts for a discussion on emergency preparedness, business continuity and how to preserve our Pacific Northwest quality of life in the face of disaster.

Jennie Clinton, Senior Risk Manager at Microsoft
Denise Everhart, American Red Cross Pacific Division Disaster Executive
Bill Steele, University of Washington Seismologist
Russ Read, Port of Seattle Security Manager

Greg Hanscom, Executive Editor of Crosscut and KCTS 9

Event Schedule:
7:00am: Networking
7:30am: Breakfast
8:00am: Panel Discussion
8:45am: Q&A


May 24
7:00 am - 9:00 am
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World Trade Center Seattle