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On Monday, November 2 from 12:00 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. in Lyons Hall 122, Michael Schultz will give a lecture on using video games and simulations to train emergency managers, first responders and the public in emergency preparedness and response.  Touch points include purpose, methods and challenges.

Michael Schultz is a senior emergency manager at the City University of New York, School of Professional Studies. In this capacity, Schultz develops both classroom based and online training, exercises and preparedness materials for city of New York employees who may be deployed during small incidents or catastrophic events. Prior to this position, he worked with the NYC Emergency Management Department and the American Red Cross in Greater New York Disaster Planning and Response Division.

Submitted by: P.J. Moskal, PhD, associate professor, digital media arts