Case study
The 2013 Boston Marathon: How the Multi-Discipline, Multi-Jurisdiction Approach to Planning for the Marathon Affected the Response to, and Recovery from, the Bombings

Tuesday, June 10, 8:00-9:00 am

Kurt Schwartz

Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency

Kurt Schwartz

Undersecretary, Homeland Security & Emergency Management; Director, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency, Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security

Kurt Schwartz will review the local, regional, and state planning process for the 2013 Boston Marathon and discuss the multi-discipline, multi-jurisdiction response to the bombings and the intense manhunt several days later that resulted in the death of one suspected terrorist and the capture of the other. The session will highlight planning challenges, lessons learned, and best practices of the response to and recovery from the attack.