Please join InfraGard San Diego as it hosts Philip Palin, former Supply Chain Resilience subject-matter-expert with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, and several states and cities, as well as author of Out of the Whirlwind: Supply and Demand After Hurricane Maria and He Looks at the Earth: Catastrophe, Recovery, and the Cascadia Earthquake. He has researched and engaged a wide range of extreme events including the
2011 Triple Disaster in Japan, Superstorm Sandy in 2012, Hurricane Haiyan (Yolanda) in 2013, Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, etc., and recently COVID-19 pandemic response and preparedness for flows of
food and medical goods. He works with public and private sector leaders to prepare for and respond to complex wide-area catastrophic events involving dense populations.
Joining Mr. Palin is Robert Mielish, San Diego’s Protective Security Advisor at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security where he facilitates information sharing amongst public and private sector critical infrastructure partners. Robert also coordinates and conducts training related to the protection of critical infrastructure both physical and cyber. He organizes and conducts a variety of complex studies and assessments that seek to understand critical infrastructure, its dependencies and interdependencies, its “points of failure.” Robert also provides options that owners and operators of critical infrastructure can leverage to improve their security and resiliency.
Who Can Attend:
Open only to InfraGard members and their guests.