The ceremony will be simulcast with the IMRF Regional Meeting in Lisbon, Portugal.
In addition to local award recipients in both locations, four major awards will be presented:
- Search and Rescue Innovation and Technology Excellence
- Search and Rescue Individual Excellence
- Search and Rescue Team Excellence (Sponsored by McMurdo)
- The Vladimir Maksimov Outstanding SAR Service Award (Sponsored by Inmarsat)
Earlier today, IMRF announced the short list of award nominees for each category. You can find the news release here.
TOPIC: Honouring Excellence in Rescue Operations (H.E.R.O) Awards Ceremony
WHEN: Nov. 15, 2016, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: McMurdo Search and Rescue Experience Center, 4296 Forbes Blvd., Lanham, Maryland, 20706
WHO: These IMRF and McMurdo executives will provide remarks and be on hand to welcome award recipients and invited guests:
- Jean-Yves Courtois, CEO, McMurdo Group
- Bruce Reid, CEO, IMRF
- Mark Cianciolo, General Manager of Aerospace, Defense and Government Programs, McMurdo Group
Members of the press who would like to attend the event are encouraged to contact Joyce Bosc at firstname.lastname@example.org or (301) 588-2900.
McMurdo (www.mcmurdogroup.com) is a global leader in emergency readiness and response, with the only end-to-end solutions for search and rescue (SAR) and maritime domain awareness. Fully half of the world's SAR satellite ground infrastructure have been installed by McMurdo, and McMurdo has manufactured 25 percent of the world's 500,000 registered beacons. Hundreds of customers around the world—including NASA, NOAA, the U.S. Coast Guard and others in the aerospace, defense and government sectors—have trusted McMurdo to prevent emergencies, protect assets and save more than 40,000 lives since 1982.
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