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Governor’s Public Safety Summit
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We are excited to announce the Ninth Annual Utah Governor’s Public Safety Summit to be held May 17-18, 2016 in St. George Utah. The conference will feature two days of outstanding presentations and workshops on this year’s theme, “Recharge Forward, Unplug and Reboot” highlighting the need for all of us to recharge our energy and enjoy our work.Our keynote speakers are:  Chief John King Provo Police Chief, who worked the Washington DC Sniper incident who will share his experiences there and now how he loves his current job as the Provo Police Chief; John Njord, former UDOT Director will share his insight on public service and give tips for successful project management; and Tom Gorman (invited) from Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area in Colorado to discuss the impact of marijuana legalization for medical and recreational use in Colorado. We will end our conference with Robert Kirby, famous Salt Lake Tribune Humorist to put everything in perspective and help us see the humor in work and life. We have many more great speakers and presentations lined up including: Hildale Lessons Learned; Basics of Recovery; Structured Networking; Life Skills; Creating Public Notification Redundancies; Interpersonal Communications for Law Enforcement; IMT Emergency Road Closures; Crucial Conversations; Drones Dos and Don’ts; and many, many more!


May 17-18, 2016


Summit Agenda

May 17

7:00 – Registration
7:00-4:45 Exhibits
7:00-8:00 Breakfast
8:00 – Anthem

Welcome by Gov. Gary Herbert and Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox

8:30 – Keynote
John Njord

10:30 – Keynote
Tom Gorman (Invited)

Noon – Lunch
1:00-4:45 Breakouts

May 18

7:00 – Registration
7:00-4:45 Exhibits
7:00-8:00 Breakfast

8:00 – Keynote
Chief John King

10:30 – Breakouts
11:30 – Lunch
12:30 – Breakouts

1:40 – Closing Keynote
Robert Kirby

Dixie Center (St. George)

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PIO Association Annual Conference
Agenda coming in the spring
Sept. 26-28, 2016 Courtyard by Marriott (St. George)
Agenda/registration coming soon
Oct. 26-27, 2016 (St. George)