Governor's Hurricane Conference


For the 7th year in a row, JWPC has been invited to present at the Governor's Hurricane Conference on May 13th and May 14th, 2015 in Orlando, Fl. The center presented a community forum and a training workshop on the "Impact of Disasters on Limited English Speaking Communities".

The Governor's Hurricane Conference is the largest forum in the nation that offers cutting-edge sessions to expand our capacity to effectively respond to a hurricane event. Specifically structured to present information in a dynamic and network-centered atmosphere, the conference program provides extensive opportunities for emergency management practitioners from Florida and across the country to learn from each other.


With more than 36 training sessions and 48 workshops, the Governor's Hurricane Conference® remains the premier event for the delivery of economical training and education to ensure our ability to adequately respond to, and recover from, tropical cyclones. JWPC presented at the Governor's Hurricane Conference with various community partners including: The City of Orlando, Volusia County, Hillsborough County, Florida Farm Work Association, Univision, Telemundo, Catholic Charities of Florida, Orlando Hispanic CERT, and the Mexican, Haitian, and Columbian Consulates.

ghcpicManny Soto , Director of Orlando Emergency Management Office
Presenter for JWPC Panel at Governors Hurricane Conference in Orlando