EM Events

EM Events Calendar 2024


June 26, 2024
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET
IAEM-USA Webinar: Why be an IAEM-USA Leader?


Join IAEM on June 26 for a chat with leadership to learn more about serving on the IAEM-USA Board of Directors. This panel of leaders will be available to answer questions from members considering running for the board. The webinar will also discuss topics such as why current leaders decided to run for office, who is on the board, the duties of the board members, and the time commitment and expectations. Participants are asked to pre-submit questions.


Wednesday, July 17
12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT
IAEM Lunch and Learn: Government Affairs and Advocacy Basics


Join the IAEM-USA Government Affairs Committee for a lunch and learn webinar on Wednesday, July 17. This webinar will provide you with a deep dive into the impactful initiatives spearheaded by the committee. Gain valuable insights into the distinction between advocacy and lobbying and discover how to actively support IAEM's advocacy efforts. In this session, GAC leadership will delve into the critical issues at the forefront of the committee's agenda, both currently and annually. Whether addressing policy challenges or advocating for change, you'll learn about the pivotal areas where your involvement can make a difference.

July 24, 2024
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
IAEM Healthcare Caucus: Emergent Leadership for our Times – A Life-Affirming Approach to Collaborative Leadership


Join the IAEM-USA Healthcare Caucus for a presentation from Dr. Marissa Levine and Dr. Anthony J. Masys. This session will introduce participants to a positive, strength-based, adaptive approach to leading in complex times called regenerative leadership. Regenerative leadership facilitates the ability to change mindsets to bring their whole self to the important collaborative leadership work ahead. Regenerative leaders start from a place of respect and connect with others by valuing and generative relationships that promote sustained collaborative learning and action.

July 22-25, 2024
National Homeland Security Conference 2024
Miami Beach Convention Center
Miami Beach, Florida

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Hosted by the National Homeland Security Association, the NHSC 2024 brings together professionals in homeland security, law enforcement, fire, and emergency management to learn about emerging trends in homeland security and to see the new equipment and technology available to support their mission. Attendees include officials in federal agencies, nonprofit agencies, business owners, universities, and decision makers. Last year's conference was groundbreaking for exhibitors and attendees. Join over 1,500 attendees in Miami Beach, Florida from July 22-25. Early bird registration ends on June 1. 


September 25-26, 2024
2024 National Summit on K-12 School Safety and Security

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency will host the third National Summit on K-12 School Safety and Security, Sept. 25-26, 2025. This virtual event brings together K-12 school leaders and practitioners to discuss and share actionable recommendations that enhance safe and supportive learning environments. The free event will feature panel discussions, sessions, and keynote speakers covering topics such as understanding and preventing youth violence, protecting K-12 networks, youth online safety, supporting student mental health, emergency planning and physical security, and restorative and intervention practices. These sessions are designed to foster a nationwide dialogue on some of the most critical school safety issues and equip school stakeholders and personnel with resources, training, and best practices to apply in their local school settings and communities.


November 15-21, 2024
72nd IAEM Annual Conference & EMEX
The Broadmoor 
Colorado Springs, Colorado 


The 72nd IAEM Annual Conference, scheduled for November 15-21 at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado, will provide a forum for current trends and topics, information about the latest tools and technologies in emergency management and homeland security, and advances IAEM committee work. This multi-day training and educational event provides many benefits to emergency management professionals in all levels of government, the private sector, and non-government agencies alike. The conference includes a multitude of topics across the emergency management spectrum, enhancing your knowledge and strengthening your network of professionals.