The Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative

Public Safety Preparedness Summit

October 28-30,2024

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 on October 28th. Please click on the thumbnails to view details for each training.

Introduction to Threat
Intelligence Attribution (PDF)

Introductory Response to Radiological/Nuclear Incidents (PDF)

Spokesperson in
a Crisis (PDF)

Domestic Violent Extremism (PDF)

Psychological First Aid (PDF)

Schedule at a Glance

Keynote Speakers

Mary Ellen Carroll
Executive Director
San Francisco
Department of Emergency Management

Dan Schilling Lt. Col., USAF (ret.)
New York Times
bestselling author

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

Mk Palmore
Office of the CISO
Google Cloud

Summit Venue

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

Public Transit Options

Agency Website Closest Station Notes
Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Powell Street Station Marines’ Memorial Club and Hotel
is 7 blocks from this station.
San Francisco Municipal
Transportation Agency (MUNI) Union Square Station Marines’ Memorial Club and Hotel
is about 1 mile 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:

Name Address/ Location Price Special Rates Contact
Downtown Garage 325 Mason St
San Francisco CA 94102
Corner of Mason/O’Farrell
See website See website Downtown Garage
Sutter/Stockton Garage 330 Sutter Street
San Francisco CA 94108
Corner of Sutter/Stockton
See website See website Sutter/Stockton Website
Phone: (415) 956-8002
Prestige Parking 520 Mason Street
San Francisco CA 94108
Corner of Mason/Post
See Website $18 Early Bird Special
In by: 9:30 am
Out by: 6 pm
Prestige Parking Website
Phone: (415) 658-7609
Donatello Hotel Garage 501 Post Street
San Francisco CA 94108
Corner of Post/ Mason
See Website $15 Early Bird Special
In by:9:30 am
Out by: 6 pm
Donatello Hotel Website
Phone: (415) 441-7100
SF City Parking 750 Bush
San Francisco CA 94108
Corner of Bush/ Mason
See Website $18 Early Bird Special
In by:9 am
Out by: 6 pm
SF City Park Website
Phone: (415) 495-3909
Ace Parking 415 Taylor Street
San Francisco CA 94108
Corner of Bush/ Mason
See Website $15 Early Bird Special
In by: 10 am
Out by: 6 pm
Ace Parking Website
Phone: (415) 749-1949

Please note, all prices are subject to change.

Overnight Room Reservations

There are 3 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


Platinium Sponsor




Silver Sponsor



Bronze Sponsor



Partnership Sponsor



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