Leveraging Mass Notification for Emergency Preparedness

Alertus and Michigan State University's seminar on best practices for emergency preparedness on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.


About the Seminar

This free event was open to anyone interested in learning best practices and how to leverage mass notification technology during an emergency.

Registration Included:

  • Complimentary breakfast

  • Presentation by Lt. Dave Oslund "Transition to a New Mass Notification Provider & Lessons Learned"

  • Interactive technology presentation with live demonstration by Alertus Technologies

  • Q&A Session

  • Networking opportunities and light refreshments

Additional details and agenda coming soon, register today to receive the latest updates!


Michigan State University - Emergency Operations Center
3535 Forest Drive
Lansing, MI 48910


Main Parking Lot between Henry Center and Candlewood Suites. Entrance is on Forest Drive

keynote presentation: Transition to a new mass notification provider and lessons learned

Lt. Dave Oslund - Emergency Management Division, MSU Police Department

Lt. Dave Oslund brings over 20 years of experience as a police officer with him as he discusses the challenges and lessons learned from implementing a new mass notification system. Lt. Oslund served eight years with the sheriff's department before transitioning to MSU where he served in the Special Event and Emergency Management unit. In February 2018, Lt. Oslund was promoted to his current position and is responsible for the management of MSU's emergency alert system. Responsibilities include training the supervisors who are responsible for deploying the alert messages and the operation of the system.


Eric Murphy - Regional Account Manager, Alertus Technologies

Eric Murphy is a Regional Account Manager for the Central US territory for the Higher Education Sales team at Alertus Technologies. In this role he is responsible for developing new business and supporting customers from purchase through implementation of their new mass notification system. Mr. Murphy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Economics from Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.  


For more information, please contact Taylor Williams at twilliams@alertus.com or 866.425.3788 x 786