THANK YOU FOR A GREAT CONFERENCE

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Amber Alert - Captain Jackson – State Highway Patrol
CERT - Todd Barstow – Ohio EMA
Ohio CART - Chief Vest - Powell P.D.
The Role of the AGO - Brent Currence - Ohio BCI Missing Person
Extended Search Operations - Don Scelza - ASRC
Effective Sweep Width - Ken Chiacchia - ASRC
Canine Physical Conditioning - Cynthia Otto, DVM
Exercise Handout from Otto presentation
Search Theory for Searchers - Don Cooper, PhD

 See you next year!

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Registration Form

Update: You can register and pay at the door.

Where: The Ohio Fire Academy – 8895 East Main Street Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
When: March 8-10, 2013
Cost: OSARA Members: $60
Non Members: $80
Single Day: $40/day

Schedule:

Friday
0845-0900 Welcome/ Announcements
0900-1030 The Role of the A.G. Office in Missing Person Incidents- Brent Currence-Manager, Missing Persons Unit, BCI
1030-1100 BREAK
1100-1230 Ohio Amber Committee Updates – Captain Robert Jackson, OSP (30 minutes)Ohio Child Abduction Response Team Updates – Chief Gary Vest, Powell P.D. (30 Minutes)
1230-1330 LUNCH
1330-1530 Search Theory for Searchers – Don Cooper
1530-1600 BREAK
1600-1700 Ohio Incident Management Teams – David Calderone
1930 Documentary – Dogs of War: The Fight Back Home – Kristen Kiraly, Producer
Saturday
0900-1030 Ohio CERT – Status and update – Todd Barstow, State Coordinator
1030-1100 BREAK
1100-1230 BREAKOUTS
Canine Physical Conditioning and Working Dog DNA Bank – Cynthia Otto, DVM, Univ. of Pennsylvania
Physical and Psychological Support of Extended Search Operations – Don Scelza, ASRC
Results of Effective Sweep Width Experiments: What A Search Mananger Should Know – Ken Chiacchia,
1230-1330 LUNCH
1330-1530 Ohio Search and Rescue Association Meeting
1530-1600 BREAK
1600-1730 Repeat Breakouts
Canine Physical Conditioning and Working Dog DNA Bank – Cynthia Otto, DVM, Univ. of Pennsylvania
Physical and Psychological Support of Extended Search Operations – Don Scelza, ASRC
Results of Effective Sweep Width Experiments: What A Search Mananger Should Know – Ken Chiacchia,
Sunday
0845-0900 Raffle Drawings
0900-1000 Personal  stories and accounts of abduction from 2 individuals
1000-1030 BREAK
1030-1200 Social Media: The usage and ethics in missing person cases – Jonathan Blanton, PrincipalAttorney, Ohio A.G. Office