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O'Brien's Response Management

May 19, 2011 16:00 ET

O'Brien's Response Management Exhibits at the International Oil Spill Conference

BREA, CA--(Marketwire - May 19, 2011) - O'Brien's Response Management will exhibit at the 21st International Oil Spill Conference and Exposition from May 23-26, 2011 at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. O'Brien's will be joining this preeminent gathering of oil spill response experts from around the world. O'Brien's staff will be on hand to discuss response preparation, training, compliance and communications solutions. Conference participants are invited to visit the O'Brien's booth (#200) for product demonstrations to learn more about:

-CommandPro®: O'Brien's, a leading emergency preparedness and response management company, now offers CommandPro® 2.0. The first and only web based solution for automating the Incident Command System (ICS). No more file installations, configuration concerns, operating system conflicts, and download issues. Simply log in online to secure features including:

  • Incident Tracking and Reporting
  • Professional ICS 201 Initial Briefing document with integrated web based mapping
  • Complete Incident Action Plan (IAP) development
  • Intuitive Planning "P" interface to guide responders through the planning process
  • Multiple incident management for full-featured Area Command resource reporting

-PIER System: The PIER System is an all-in-one, web-based solution for crisis communications management, mass notification, public and media relations, employee communications, business continuity and more. PIER's robust features provide the technology needed to communicate during routine events, minor incidents and major disasters affecting employees, the public, investors, media, and other key stakeholders in business affairs.

-ePlanPro: O'Brien's Electronic Planning Solution, ePlanPro® is a securely hosted, web-based planning management system that uses best-of-breed technology to provide customers a central database driven application that helps manage an unlimited number of plans and associated documents enterprise-wide throughout numerous facilities and terminals. Designed by planning professionals and responders, this software combines decades of response and contingency planning experience using the latest technology and strategy to meet industry processes and documentation requirements.

O'Brien's Vice President of Communications, Tim O'Leary, will present a paper co-written with internationally-known PIER founder and senior advisor to O'Brien's, Gerald Baron, on Wednesday, May 25 at 1:30 p.m. The paper, called "Intelligence-Based Response Management: The Coming Revolution in Situation Awareness/How Social Media Can Improve Situational awareness and Command Decisions," recommends an increase in the capabilities of Unified Command, using ICS, to capture, measure and understand the social media environment and to use the tools available to fulfill an incident response objective that is appropriate in every response: "communicate with and keep stakeholders informed."

O'Brien's GIS specialist, John LaCaze, will present a poster session; "The Role of Geographic Information Systems in the Aerial Dispersants Operations During The MC-252 Deepwater Horizon Response," Tuesday, May 24 from 10:00 a.m-12:00 p.m.

O'Brien's Response management is a leading provider of crisis and emergency response services that help clients achieve maximum resiliency by enabling them to Prepare, Respond, Communicate and Recover.

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