The Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative

Public Safety Preparedness Summit


Join us for a collaborative, innovative, relationship rich environment to build a more resilient Bay Area. The Summit will feature nationally recognized keynote speakers, issue-focused panel discussions, and a sponsor hosted networking reception. Participants are welcome from all sectors and disciplines, including emergency management, public health, public information, emergency medical services, fire services, law enforcement, information technology, fiscal services, and non-governmental partnering organizations.

This event is free to attend.

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Summit Training Day

Registered participants may attend one of five full-day training opportunities. Please click on the thumbnails the view details for each training.

Introduction to Threat
Intelligence Attribution (PDF)

Response to a Radiological
Dispersal Device (PDF)

Spokesperson in
Crisis (PDF)

Schedule at a Glance

Keynote Speakers

Mary Ellen Carroll
Executive Director
San Francisco
Department of Emergency Management

Dan Schiling LtCol., UASF (ret.)
New York Times bestselling author

Kylla Lanier
Deputy Director and
Senior Director of Public Engagement
Truckers Against Trafficking

Summit Venue

Marines' Memorial Club & Hotel
609 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Parking and Transportation Information

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART): www.bart.govThe closest station is the POWELL STREET STATION.
Marines’ Memorial Club and Hotel is 7 blocks from this station.
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency: The closest MUNI station is Union Square.
This is about 1 mile from Marines Memorial Club and Hotel.
From Union Square Station, you can walk to the Cable car at Market and Powell; your stop is AFTER the Mason St & Jackson St.
Then it is a short walk to Marines Memorial Club & Hotel.

Parking Options

If the Olympic Parking Garage is full or backed up to enter, you may wish to use these alternate parking garages:

  • Downtown Garage (Corner of Mason/O’Farrell)
  • Sutter/Stockton Garage (330 Sutter Street)
  • Propark Garage (520 Mason Street)
  • Prestige Parking
    520 Mason Street
    San Francisco CA
    $18 Early Bird Special: In by 9:30 am out by 6:00 pm
    (415) 658-7609
  • Donatello Hotel
    501 Post Steet
    San Francisco, CA
    $15 Early Bird Special: In by 9:30 am, out by 6:00 pm
    (415) 441-7100
  • 750 Bush Street Garage
    San Francisco, CA
    $18 Early Bird Special: In by 9:00 am, out by 6:00 pm
    (415) 495-3909
  • Ace Parking
    415 Taylor Street
    San Francisco, CA
    $15 Early Bird Special: In by 10:00 am, out by 6:00 pm
    (415) 749-1949

Overnight Room Reservations

There are 4 Ways to Reserve Room for $219 per night.

  • Call MMC at 800-562-7463 or 415-673-6672 and ask for Public Safety Summit 2024 block.
  • Visit our Website : and click on the Book a Stay or Make a Reservation. Type in the date of stay and your offer Code: UASISUMMIT24.
  • Email Reservation Requests to:

Public Appeal for Corporate Sponsorships

The Bay Area UASI is seeking corporate sponsorships to support the 2024 Public Safety Preparedness Summit. Details and instructions for contributing to this event as a sponsor can be accessed in the Sponsorship Prospectus (PDF).

2022 Summit Materials

Click the button above to access presentations and summary materials from the 2022 Summit.


Thank you to our Sponsors for ensuring the 2024 Summit will be a great event


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The Bay Area UASI Public Safety Preparedness Summit is conducted through a grant from FEMA’s Grant Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Content within the event program does not necessarily represent the official position or policies of FEMA’s Grant Programs Directorate, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, or any other federal government agency. The speakers and moderators who will appear at this event are for informational purposes only. Participation of individuals and organizations does not imply an endorsement or sponsorship of any product or group by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security or any other federal government agency. Media inquiries may be directed to


Prior Summits

2021 Recorded Sessions and Presentations