Upcoming - Register for the Third Annual Public Policy Colloquium on May 7, 2015

Homeland security at home here - via Albany Times Union

March 25, 2015 - By Tom Constantine

In January, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's far-reaching vision for a comprehensive academic hub of security training paid off as he named the University at Albany as the location for the country's first College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity...

EMS Special Situations (Winter Edition): February 24-25, 2015

March 10, 2015

On February 24-25, the SPTC/NCSP delivered the EMS Special Situations (Winter Edition) course to a class of EMS professionals from around New York State. Students learned how to manage unique emergency situations they may come across during the winter months in New York, using their EMS basic level skills...

Third Annual Public Policy Colloquium
Community Resilience, Recovery and Preparedness: A Triad in Emergency Management on May 7, 2015

Upcoming May 7, 2015

The colloquium aims to attract both academics and practitioners to promote an open dialogue on the importance of Community Resilience...

Additional - Director Mathews Interviewed: Service Member with Captial Region ties on ISIS hit list - via CBS 6 Albany

State Preparedness Training Center

"The New York State Preparedness Training Center (SPTC) is the multidiscipline complex operated by the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES). It is located in Central New York at the former Oneida County Airport, a short 2.25 miles from exit 32 of the NYS Thruway and within minutes of Griffiss International Airport. The facility occupies approximately 723 of 1,100 fenced acres of the former Airport." (via SPTC)