The inaugural RTTX was held on February 2, 2018 at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. This one-day event focused on a hazardous material spill near campus, and included a tabletop exercise, a subject-matter expert panel, and keynote remarks from Drexel University President John Fry and Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel. More than 100 participants from 24 regional institutions of higher education, federal, state, and local partners participated.
Office of Academic Engagement Executive Director Trent Frazier introduces Drexel University President John Fry during the 2018 Philadelphia RTTX. (DHS OAE)
Participants at the 2018 Philadelphia RTTX discuss the exercise scenario among members of their institution and the exercise facilitators. (DHS OAE)
The exercise facilitator moderated a panel discussion at the 2018 Philadelphia RTTX. (DHS OAE)