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IAEM Think Tanks

IAEM & Harvard NPLI Think Tanks

      

See a list of past IAEM Think Tank Recordings

Based on the idea behind FEMA Think Tanks, IAEM has partnered with Harvard NPLI to engage our partners, promote innovation, and facilitate discussions in the field of emergency management. As a benefit of membership, IAEM and Harvard NPLI will provide access to Think Tank videos or podcasts following the events.

IAEM Think Tank Moderator:
Richard Serino

The Honorable Richard Serino is currently a “Distinguished Visiting Fellow” at Harvard University, National Preparedness Leadership Initiative and a Senior Advisor at MIT’s Urban Risk Lab. Mr. Serino was appointed by President Obama and confirmed by the Senate as the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s 8th Deputy Administrator in October 2009 and served until 2014. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Administrator, he served as Chief of Boston EMS and Assistant Director of the Boston Public Health Commission. Read more...

Upcoming IAEM Think Tank Events

 

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019
8:00-9:30 a.m. EST

"Community Outreach and Why This Is Important to Emergency Managers Now More Than Ever"

Hosted from the IAEM Annual Conference

register online

Speakers:

  • Herman Schaffer, assistant commissioner, NYCEM and Director of Community Engagement Division.
  • Laura Mellem, public engagement manager, New Orleans Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness.
  • Sherry-Lea Botop, public information officer/community engagement manager, Baldwin County Commission, Alabama

Speakers and moderator at the IAEM Think Tank,
held Oct. 17, 2016 at the IAEM Annual Conference.

A packed house attended the Oct. 17 IAEM Think Tank,
held live at the IAEM 2016 Annual Conference.