IAEM-USA Region 3 2023 Symposium - Agenda

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IAEM-USA Region 3 Symposium

Friday, Sept. 29, 2023 (8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)

George Mason University

Arlington, Virginia 


As of Aug. 24, 2023, Subject to Change


7:00-8:00 a.m. Registration, Coffee/Donuts, Networking
8:00-8:15 a.m. Welcome/Review Agenda (IAEM-USA Region 3 President Erik Gaull, CEM and David Farris, Ph.D., CEM)
8:15-9:15 a.m. An Assessment of Current Weather Hazard Training and Program Needs for Emergency Management (Ashley Morris, CEM)
9:15-9:30 a.m. Networking Break 
9:30-10:15 a.m. IAEM Government Affairs Update (Thad Huguley and Travis Cryan, CEM)
10:15-11:00 a.m. FEMA Region 3 Administrator's Update (Mary Ann Tierney)
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Water Preparedness in the Nation's Capital (Greg Vernon, CEM)
12:00-1:00 p.m.  Lunch with Friends and New Colleagues 
1:00-2:00 p.m. Inter-jurisdictional Coordination and Information Sharing Opportunities in Cybersecurity (Netta Squires, CEM, and scott Schuerich)
2:00-2:30 p.m. Networking Break
2:30-3:30 p.m. Emergency Management at Institutions of Higher Education (Dave Farris, Ph.D., CEM, Marc Barbiere), CEM, and Will Flagler, CEM)
3:30-4:15 p.m. Emergency Management of Tomorrow Research Program (Dan Cotter)
4:15-4:30 p.m. Region 3 Symposium Update and  Closing (IAEM-USA President Erik Gaull, CEM)
5:30-7:00 p.m.  Tour of Arlington County's Emergency Communications Center and Watch Desk, 1425 N. Courthouse Rd., #7, Arlington, VA 22201
7:00-10:00 p.m. Region 3 Networking Reception (Location TBD)