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Morning Sessions

Day Two Plenary: Event Management

9:00 am -9:05 am Opening remarks

9:05 am – 9:55 am Multiple Agencies, One Event, One Voice: How to Lead & Tell the Correct Story

Parisa Safarzadeh, Digital Media Manager and Deputy Thomas Gilliland, PIO, Harris County Sheriff’s Office
How does the lead agency manage an event effectively in a timely manner with a unified message? The tragic circumstances of the Stay family shooting in 2014 demonstrates the correct way to manage an event with multiple agencies involved from PIO duties to social media messaging.
This session will be broadcast live.

9:55 am – 10:45 am Managing the Traditional Media via Social Media During an Officer-Involved Shooting

Julie Parker, Media Relations Division Director Prince George’s County (MD) Police Dept
This former Washington, DC, TV News reporter will describe how a law enforcement agency can use social media to report on an officer-involved shooting and control the narrative. This message-managing also informs the public and boosts credibility within the community, and larger region, that the agency serves.
This session will be broadcast live.

10:45 am – 11:05 am Networking Break

11:05 am – 12:00 pm Using Social Media in a Crisis: Columbia Mall Shooting

Sherry Llewellyn, Howard County Police
Social media is a useful tool in an agency’s day-to-day communication with the community and the media. But during a crisis, it can become an invaluable and critical resource that allows an agency to become the primary news source for the public. The 2014 active shooter case at the Columbia Mall in Maryland demonstrated the value of utilizing social media as key component of communicating during a crisis.
This session will not be broadcast live.

Pre-Registration

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Pre-Registration

Pick up your badge, program etc at the Sheraton and head to the Host Chief’s Reception.

End of Conference
Thursday, October 8th, 2015
Afternoon Sessions

1:00 am – 2:00 am TBA

Mubin Shaikh

This session will not be broadcast live.

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm TBA

Keynote Deputy Chief Peter Sloly, Toronto Police 

This session will not be broadcast live.

Morning Sessions

Day Three Plenary: Investigations

8:00 am – 8:45 am Professor Babak Akghar, Heffield Shallam University/CENTRIC
This session will not be broadcast live.

8:50 am – 9:40 am TBA

Detective Constable Nathan Dayler, Toronto Police
This session will not be broadcast live.

9:40 am – 10:00 am Networking Break

10:00 am – 10:45 am TBA

Detective Sam Palmer, Phoenix Police
This session will not be broadcast live.

11:15 am – 12:00 am TBA

Detective Eric Draeger, Milwaukee Police

This session will not be broadcast live.

Tuesday, October 6th
Morning Sessions

7:00 am – 8:00 am Bootcamp: Twitter Fundamentals with Lauri Stevens

See separate tab under LAwS Academy
This session will not be broadcast live.

8:00 am – 8:15 am Opening ceremony featuring the Niagara Regional Police Service and opening remarks.

  • Jeff McGuire, Chief of Police, Niagara Regional Police Service
  • Lauri Stevens, LAwS Communications

8:15 am – 9:05 am Title: TBA

Acting Superintendent Kerry Blakeman, West Midlands Police, UK
Description coming soon.
This session will be broadcast live.

9:05 am – 9:55 am

Detective Inspector Thorir Ingvarsson, Reykjavik Metropolitan Police
Topic: How one officer is handling the majority of calls for service with social media
Description coming soon.
This session will be broadcast live.

9:55 am – 10:15 am Networking Break

10:15 am – 11:05 am

Lieutenant Chris Cook and Officer Zhivonni McDonnell, Arlington TX Police
Topic: Enhancing public outreach with video
Description coming soon.
This session will be broadcast live.

11:05 am – 11:55 am

TBA
Topic: TBA
Description coming soon.
This session will be broadcast live.

Afternoon Sessions

1:00 pm – 1:45 pm TBA

TBA

This session will be broadcast live.

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm Panel Discussion


This session will be broadcast live.

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Networking break

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm TBA

Keynote Emily Vacher, Facebook

This session will be broadcast live.