2019 Conference History Info
21st Annual California CUPA Training Conference
THEME: "ONE TEAM ONE GOAL"
21st Annual CalCUPA Conference Homepage (February 25-28, 2019) - Registration, Speakers, Scholarships, Exhibitors, etc.
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Earn CEUs (REHS/ICC) at this year's conference...here's how...
NOTE: We offer HAZWOPER refresher training at the annual conference.
7:30am - 5pm CalOES & USEPA Emergency Response Vehicles & Trace Atmospheric Gas Analyzer Mobile Lab open house at Valet parking East side
Visit our Anaheim Attendee Microsite for local restaurants and coupons - This comprehensive site includes a downloadable walking map of the Anaheim area, ideas for things to do in the Anaheim Resort, come early/stay late ideas, coupons and more.
Where: Anaheim Marriott, 700 W. Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802 | Hotel Registration Link
When: Feb 25th - Feb 28th, 2019
This conference provides training in subjects related to enhancing the Unified Program implementation and improving consistency and coordination between the 81 CUPAs and 24 participating agencies (PAs) throughout California. To attend the training conference, pay GOVT or NON-GOVT fees online, or apply for a scholarship...follow the on screen directions.
2019 Conference Links
Download and read the Scholarship Announcement notice.
Download and read the 2019 CUPA TEC Scholarship Travel Expense Claim Form.
The CUPA Forum Board (CFB) has been recipient to money designated for training or specifically for the annual CUPA Conference from a variety of enforcement cases. In most situations, court settlements specify conditions for the allocation of funds for training/conference costs and the CFB is restricted from distributions outside of the court's direction. A majority of the funds are allocated for use by Unified Program Agencies and are intended to train technical staff or assist in funding travel and expenses at the annual CUPA Conference.
Scholarship applications were due on or before Oct 31, were available for CUPA and PA technical staff only, and cover the costs for registration fees, hotel, airfare, and meals. Independent contractors DO NOT qualify for scholarships.
Award notices were emailed to individuals and managers the 3rd week of November. Scholarship recipients are required to provide an overall conference evaluation and individual session evaluations for each class attended.
Opening Ceremony - Keynote Speaker
Scott Berg is a Manager of Security Operations for the Walt Disney Company at the Resort here in Anaheim. In his current role, he leads the Emergency Management, Central Security Communications, Backstage Access Control, and CCTV Monitoring teams. Joining the Disneyland Fire Department five years ago as a part-time hourly Cast member Scott rose to the rank of Deputy Chief for the DFD.
After six years with the Victorville Fire Department, Scott served 25 years with Anaheim Fire and Rescue. He progressed through the ranks including Battalion Chief, Operations Division Chief and Deputy Chief of Emergency Preparedness. During his tenure with Anaheim he led; the Urban Search and Rescue Team, Hazardous Materials Response team, Fire Investigation Unit, the City’s Emergency Operations Center, Homeland Security Bureau, the Regional Fire Training Center, and the Metronet Communications Center.
Scott received his Associates degree in Fire technology from Victor Valley College and his Bachelor’s degree studies in Organizational Management were at the University of La Verne.
Scott has been married to wife Cherie for 33 years and has four grown children and two grandchildren.