Have you struggled to understand the documentation needed for the Exercises, Evaluations, and Corrective Actions Standard Area? Do you know what EMAP is looking for in terms of your exercise program? These are questions that the webinar will strive to address. The Exercises, Evaluations, and Corrective Actions Standard Area is composed of three standards. These standards require the implementation of the program's exercise program as well as its maintenance process. There are a lot of elements packed into these three standards. Learn more about the intent and application of the Exercises, Evaluations, and Corrective Actions Standard Area.
The Center for Homeland Defense and Security, along with co-sponsors, IAEM, ASTHO, NEMA, CHDS Alumni Association, and the Naval Post-Graduate School Alumni Association, is hosting the webinar, “Disrupting Disinformation,” 2:00-3:30 p.m. EDT, May 13. In this webinar, technology and communications experts will discuss the latest research in disinformation and actions local, state, and federal leaders can take to counter the influence and impact of online and offline disinformation. Presenters will be Dr. Joan Donovan, research director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, Harvard University; Renee Direstra, technical research managers, Stanford Internet Observatory; Dr. Danny Rogers, co-founder and chief technical officer, Global Disinformation Index; and Moderator Eileen O’Connor, legal and communications subject matter expert, Center for Homeland Defense and Security.
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The IAEM-USA Region 5 Virtual Conference, scheduled for May 14, 2021, will provide a virtual forum to highlight IAEM 2021 Annual Conference Updates, Integrated Preparedness Planning, Lessons Learned from Nashville, Tennessee Vehicle IED, and a FEMA Region 5 Update.
The Certification Webinar Series is a free program that IAEM began in 2017 to assist candidates in obtaining their certification with IAEM. With premises rooted in the elements of a successful certification application and succinctly proving the meeting of the criteria, this series of short, valuable experiences demonstrate to candidates that certification is attainable.
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Join IAEM for our June virtual conference, a new annual event to be held mid-year. This event brings new relevant content from previous applauded IAEM conference speakers on day one. Registrants may sign up for free special training classes to be held on June 8 from EMI, TEEX, NDPTC, and others. You can see the full program here. Registrants will be able to view the content from the June 7 speakers for up to a year on-demand, and educational credit may be used for the IAEM Certification Program. IAEM member registration is just $149 and provides both days of education and training, plus the on-demand content for a year.
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Hilton Orleans Riverside Hotel
New Orleans, Louisiana
This conference offers professional development, emphasizing lessons learned from previous hurricane seasons, the global pandemic, and how the emergency management industry has evolved since the last in-person NHC in 2019. The event will provide access to FEMA training, exposure to state-of-the-art programs in the exhibit hall, and new ideas from your fellow emergency managers. Sessions cover all major aspects of hurricane preparedness, response, and recovery. The conference serves as a national forum for federal, state, and local officials to exchange ideas and recommend new policies to improve emergency management.
Have you struggled to understand how to approach and navigate through the Emergency Public Information & Education Standard Area? Are you struggling to differentiate between the warning standards in Standard Area 4.7 and the content in Standard Area 4.11? Do you know what EMAP is looking for in the crisis communications and public information and education plans and procedures? These are questions that the webinar will strive to address.
Following the success of ARRC 2020, a fully online event, this year, the ARRC will be merging the best of both worlds to become a Hybrid Event, where delegates can choose to join onsite in Singapore or online from anywhere in the world. This annual event is no longer confined by geographical boundaries and will host and welcome speakers and delegates globally. ARRC 2021 will have Live (onsite) and Live Streamed (online) sessions with direct interaction between all delegates, speakers and other risk & resilience experts via the mobile & online platform. Sessions will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing for two weeks after the event. The theme for this year’s event is “Resiliency Transformation 20.21.” View the agenda and fees. IAEM members should use code IAEM30 during checkout to receive a 30% discount.
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Attendees of the National Homeland Security Conference typically include homeland security professionals, emergency managers, planners, public safety representatives from every response discipline, local state, and federal government leaders from the largest metropolitan areas in the 50 states and U.S. territories, as well as subject matter experts from the private sector. The National Homeland Security Conference provides a direct bridge to connect and share best practices among those charged with keeping our nation safe.
Bismarck, North Dakota
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The 2021 North Dakota Emergency Management Association (NDEMA) Annual Conference will be in person again this year. The planners are excited to look forward to the chance to see and interact with everyone after hosting a virtual conference last year. Details about the conference can be found online, as well as attendee registration and a vendor registration packet.
EMAP will be providing virtual cohort training on the 2019 Emergency Management Standard in September 2021. The goal of these virtual cohort training is to train accreditation managers, assessors, and program staff on the 2019 Emergency Management Standard and the EMAP accreditation process. Each virtual cohort training will be four weeks in length, requiring the participation of attendees in one afternoon session and small group work weekly. At the completion of the virtual cohort training, participants may be certified as an accreditation manager and/or assessor. The virtual cohort training registration fee is $300. If you are interested in participating in the virtual cohort training, please complete the registration form. If you unable to complete the registration form or have questions about the virtual cohort training, please contact Ms. Lindsey Winters, EMAP training coordinator.
Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center
Atlantic City, New Jersey
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Planning is still underway for the training and breakout session opportunities, so check back frequently for updates. The purpose of the conference is to provide education and training by hosting an annual New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Conference for all persons and agencies involved in the emergency management field. The annual conference provides training and coordination, and promotes the development of public and private partnerships in planning, response, recovery and mitigation in all types of emergencies.
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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EMAP will be providing virtual cohort training on the 2019 Emergency Management Standard in November 2021. The goal of these virtual cohort training is to train accreditation managers, assessors, and program staff on the 2019 Emergency Management Standard and the EMAP accreditation process. Each virtual cohort training will be four weeks in length, requiring the participation of attendees in one afternoon session and small group work weekly. At the completion of the virtual cohort training, participants may be certified as an accreditation manager and/or assessor. The virtual cohort training registration fee is $300. If you are interested in participating in the virtual cohort training, please complete the registration form. If you unable to complete the registration form or have questions about the virtual cohort training, please contact Ms. Lindsey Winters, EMAP training coordinator.
Miami Beach Convention Center
Miami Beach, Florida
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This event is free to attend, and includes more than 200 speakers from industry experts, 100+ live demos, and 300+ exhibitors. Private businesses, government agencies, and NGOs will gather to source all of the newest products and services, maximize their community outreach, and discover new ways to generate business and awareness. The Natural Disaster Expo will feature four co-located events, each designed to specifically address preparing for, responding to & recovering from the most costly U.S. natural disasters. These include The Storm Expo, The Flood Expo, The Earthquake Expo, and The Heat & Fire Expo. From emergency responders, transportation, medical and recovery services to construction, renewable energy, security, communications and the latest mitigation technologies, the event is a hub of all the resources needed to manage the impact of any natural disaster.