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General Session – Q2 – Guest Speaker: Jonathan Kurtz, Warning Coordination Meteorologist

June 13 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am

Come and meet Jonathan Kurtz, the newest Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the Kansas City Metro area.

When severe weather knocks at your door!! – Jonathan Kurtz will join the PEP membership by discussing how the Integrated Warning Team (Television, Emergency Management, and the National Weather Service) worked together during all the recent storm events.  Learn all the ways that planners can get information related to watches and warnings via important system notifications for your business and at home.  Sirens and wireless emergency alerts are a priority topic of interest as of late, so let’s join the expert in the discussion and get all your questions answered.

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Event Information:

Date: Thursday, June 13th

Time: 8:00AM – 10:00 AM CT;

  • 8-8:30 AM –  Networking & light breakfast
  • 8:30-10 AM – Presentation

Location: Garmin International, Building 2 – North Entrance – 1200 E. 151st St, Olathe, KS, 66062

ID’s are required for check-in.

Garmin POC: Ashlie Walker-Deffenbaugh


Supporting Resources:

Garmin Site Map – Emergency Action Plan External —Attached is a map of Garmin and available visitor parking.



June 13
8:00 am - 10:30 am


Ashlie Walker-Deffenbaugh