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DR. SELIM SUNER helped found the R.I. Disaster Medical Assistance Team in 1989, when he was a med student and an EMT. Today, he is a unit commander heading a team of 230 volunteers. /

Team is ready for any emergency

Disasters can happen, and the smart homeowner or business manager is ready in advance: candles, batteries, rock salt, propane stove, drinking water, walkie-talkies, data...

Even small companies seeking to protect data

UNICOM, a Woonsocket-based computer technology consulting company, was recently approached by a client concerned about the costs it would incur if its e-mail communications...

Continuity plans seen as crucial

The pitch from business continuity planning experts is simple: Companies need to prepare so they can minimize the amount of lost business in the...
DAWN MARIE LEWIS, emergency preparedness coordinator at the Hospital Association of Rhode Island, explains how the Hospital Capacity System works /

System connects ERs, emergency dispatchers

When The Station nightclub burned down in 2003, leaving hundreds of people injured – many grievously – a handful of hospitals took the majority...

Wickford PR firm specializes in preparedness

Eric Cote had no idea when he and partner Ken D’Ambrosio set out to start a communications firm eight years ago that they’d develop...

Banks set up multi-level recovery systems

If Hurricane Katrina taught those in financial services anything, it was that no level of disaster preparedness is too great. From losing one branch...

Making it easier to take help from businesses

A little boy was dead from encephalitis, two others had gotten sick, and a fourth had meningitis. There was no apparent connection, but such...
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Bird flu may drop business back to earth

A little more than a year ago, we heard warnings from Gov. Donald L. Carcieri and U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael...

RIEMA makes steady progress<br> in planning efforts

As executive director of the R.I. Emergency Management Agency, Robert J. Warren works to protect Rhode Island’s residents and property for the event...

Web still growing as ad medium

A recent report by the Interactive Advertising Bureau and PricewaterhouseCoopers pegs U.S. Internet ad spending in 2006 at $16.8 billion, up 34 percent...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am