2015-2016 Conferences, Trainings, and Meetings

RRAIN team members attended the following conferences, trainings, and meetings:
  • UW Safety, Sustainability, and Preparedness Expo: February 10 at UW Seattle campus
  • Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference: April 19-21, 2016 in Tacoma, WA
  • Joint Commission Emergency Preparedness Conference: May 3-4, 2016 in New Orleans, LA
  • Disaster Preparedness for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations Training: August 10 at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, WA
  • Meeting with the Whatcom County Heath Department: September 12 in Bellingham, WA
  • Meeting with the Clark County Health Department: September 22 in Vancouver, WA
Future conferences, trainings, and meetings include:
  • UW Bothell Emergency Management Safety Fair: October 5 at UW Bothell campus


The National Library of Medicine funded project: The Response & Recovery App in Washington (RRAIN) mobile app (iPhone/iPad) and RRAIN Washington website will be providing training to interested first responders, public health professionals, librarians, and individuals designated in the ESAR-VHP system. The app provides information for Washington first responders on NLM chemical, radiologic, and hazardous substance information and weather, fire, and traffic hazards. Come learn how to use the app and website for your next Washington response and recovery situation. Previous trainings included:
  • Tacoma: In conjunction with the Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference, and available only to registered attendees of the conference, 1500 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402 on April 15, 2015 at 3:15pm - 4:30pm
  • Seattle: Seattle Public Library, 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 on May 8, 2015 at 9am - 12noon
  • Seattle: Seattle Public Library, 1000 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 on June 18, 2015 at 9am - 12noon
  • Toppenish: Heritage University, 3240 Fort Rd, Toppenish, WA 98948 on July 10, 2015 at 1pm - 4pm
Register to attend a class here. Please share this opportunity with your colleagues. If you have questions regarding this training opportunity, contact