Tag Archives: Exercises

The Data Lifecycle and other leave-behinds from the Canada-US Enhanced Resiliency Experiments

The NISC has been a partner to DHS S&T and DRDC during the Canada-US Enhanced (CAUSE) Resiliency Experiment series by providing participants with access to ArcGIS Online through the NISC Member Portal and providing a central location for hosting online tools to test during the experiment (for example, the Mutual Aid Resource Planner (MARP) and more »

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Abbotsford EOC during the CAUSE V Experiment

CAUSE V: The Canada-US Enhanced Resiliency Experiment wraps-up in the PNW

The fifth experiment in the Canada-US Enhanced Resiliency Experiment Series (CAUSE V) was held on November 15-16, 2017 in the lower mainland of British Columbia (BC), Canada and Washington State (WA), US. CAUSE V focus areas covered a number of topics related to cross-border communications interoperability, such as cross-border public safety broadband wireless capabilities; digital more »

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CHECKPOINT 16 Announced

The NISC is proud to announce that on May 11, 2016, we will launch our first information sharing exercise called CHECKPOINT 16!  The virtual tabletop exercise will provide an opportunity to test and evaluate model web applications for situational awareness and decision support. Participants will leverage resources available in the NISC member portal, and can submit resources they more »

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NISC Members Participate in CAUSE III

The third round of the Canada-U.S. Enhanced Resiliency Experiment Series (CAUSE III) will culminate with a planned set of activities on both sides of the border in November. Multiple NISC members are involved in this effort, and will participate in the activities planned to take place this month. CAUSE III aims to strengthen cross-border information more »

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Post–CAPSTONE-14 Initiatives

Webinar Series Explored Lessons Learned We co-hosted two webinars: Applying Technologies to Enable Effective Decision Making in July and Public-Private Coordination in Emergency Response and Recovery in August. The webinars examined the use of technologies in the event as well as integration of the public and private sectors during the week-long, multi-state earthquake exercise. Exercise more »

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CUSEC’s CAPSTONE-14 Exercise Right around the Corner

The Central U.S. Earthquake Consortium’s (CUSEC) CAPSTONE-14 exercise is less than a week away! An event countdown clock, CUSEC’s latest press release, and more is available at www.nisconsortium.org/capstone-14. Participants will be tweeting during the event with the hashtag #CAPSTONE14.  If you are interested in viewing a live feed of select exercise activities taking place on June more »

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