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Industry Event Calendar

Industry Event Calendar

April 2020

April 1, 2020, 3:00-4:00 p.m. EDT
IAEM Disaster Cost Recovery & Finance Caucus: COVID-19 Cost Recovery 

register online  | download flyer 

The International Association of Emergency Managers Disaster Cost Recovery & Finance Caucus will discuss the Public Assistance aspects of the Covid-19 epidemic.  Note: This call will focus exclusively on FEMA’s Public Assistance funding for Category B, Emergency Protective measures.  We will NOT be discussing any of the medical aspects, except as they may be eligible for FEMA funding. We will also not be discussing DHHS or CDC funding. 

April 3, 2020, 12:00-1:00 p.m. EDT
IAEM Disaster Cost Recovery & Finance Caucus: COVID-19 Cost Recovery 

register online  | download flyer 

The International Association of Emergency Managers Disaster Cost Recovery & Finance Caucus will discuss the Public Assistance aspects of the Covid-19 epidemic.  Note: This call will focus exclusively on FEMA’s Public Assistance funding for Category B, Emergency Protective measures.  We will NOT be discussing any of the medical aspects, except as they may be eligible for FEMA funding. We will also not be discussing DHHS or CDC funding. 

Apr. 4, 2020, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
Climate Solutions Symposium: "Paths to Texas Zero GHG Emissions: Election, Transportation and Industry"

University of Houston Student Center Theater
Houston, Texas 
register online | download flyer for details 
The Engineering, Science and Technology Council of Houston (ECH), and Climate Solutions for Texas, a local initiative of The Climate Solutions Community of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, are hosting this event. Download the flyer for the agenda and speaker information.

Apr. 7-8, 2020
2020 National Hurricane Conference: "Improving Hurricane Preparedness"

Orlando, Florida
event site  
The primary goal of the National Hurricane Conference is to improve hurricane preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation in order to save lives and property in the United States and the tropical islands of the Caribbean and Pacific. In addition, the conference serves as a national forum for federal, state and local officials to exchange ideas and recommend new policies to improve emergency management.

Apr. 7-9, 2020 
2020 Partners in Preparedness Conference

Lynnwood Convention Center
Lynnwood, Washington
view the agenda and register online
Registration for the 2020 Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference is open with special early bird pricing through Feb. 29. The Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference (PIEPC) is the largest regional emergency management conference in the Western United States. Those who attend include public and private sector emergency managers, businesses, non-profits, school officials, healthcare professionals, academia, volunteer organizations, utilities and more. The conference is an excellent place to network, with the goal of working to better serve our communities before, during and after disasters.

May 2020

May 12-13, 2020
San Francisco Bay Area UASI: Third Annual Mass Notification Seminar

Mission Bay Conference Center, University of California
San Francisco, California
There is no registration fee, and you can obtain details and reserve your seat online
The event will offered by the San Francisco Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI). Participants from across the United States will include alert and warning system administrators, public information officers, and emergency managers from local, state, and federal agencies and community organizations. The agenda will include sharing lessons learned, local practices, and ideas for improving regional coordination for mass notification and emergency alerts before, during, and after emergency incidents. A light breakfast, coffee, snacks, and lunch will be provided both days. This project is overseen by the Bay Area UASI Public Information and Warning Work Group. This seminar is funded in part by the Bay Area UASI and the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management.

May 4-8, 2020
New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Conference

Harrah's Waterfront Conference Center
Atlantic City, New Jersey
event site | call for papers (deadline Dec. 1, 2019)

The purpose and the interest of this organization 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 conference provides training, coordination, and promotes the development of public & private partnerships in planning, response, recovery and mitigation in all types of emergencies.

May 17-22, 2020
34th Annual Governors Hurricane Conference: "Standing Strong Together"

West Palm Beach, Florida
event site | Online registration is now available. | Awards nomination period ends Mar. 6, 2020.
The Governor’s Hurricane Conference was established in order to provide a vehicle to present lessons learned and other important information about hurricanes to public and private officials, especially local emergency management professionals and those involved in preparedness, planning, response and recovery at all levels of government, industry and private interests. The primary target audience was and continues to be the first-line responders to a hurricane or other tropical weather event. In addition, the conference also serves as a forum for state and local emergency management officials to exchange ideas and to discuss and recommend new policies to improve emergency management in the State of Florida.

May 24-27, 2020 
17th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management (ISCRAM 2020)
"Bringing Disaster Resilience into Focus"

Blacksburg, Virginia
event site 
Call for papers
The 2020 ISCRAM conference invites practitioner paper submissions. Authors may submit a 500-3,000 word practitioner paper describing real-world experiences and case studies of interest to the ISCRAM conference. Submission deadline is Jan. 28, 2020. Details are posted here.
About the conference: The annual ISCRAM conference is held each May, providing the opportunity for researchers and practitioners from across the world to meet and share their expertise in the design, development, and implementation of information systems that are focused on improving the management of crises and disaster situations. The ISCRAM Association, which sponsors the annual conference, is an international community of researchers and practitioners, dedicated to providing free access to the full proceedings of each annual ISCRAM conference through the ISCRAM digital library.

May 26-29, 2020
2020 Maryland Emergency Management Association Symposium
"Vision for the Future of Emergency Management"

Clarion Resort Fountainbleau Hotel
Ocean City, Maryland
event site

June 2020

June 1-4, 2020
22nd Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Symposium

National Emergency Training Center (NETC)
Emmitsburg, Maryland.
Hi Ed website 

June 15-17, 2020
Campus Safety Conference 2020 - WEST

Las Vegas, Nevada
event site 
Campus Safety Conference 2020 is bringing together security, public safety, emergency management, administration, facilities, business, and IT professionals responsible for protecting K-12 and Higher Education campuses and districts - all in one place. The conference mission is to create a community for all stakeholders to receive time-critical education and training while building peer-to-peer relationships that facilitate year-round engagement, validation and problem solving to improve safety and security during ever-changing and challenging times. For more information, visit www.CampusSafetyConference.com. Campus Safety Conference 2020 will occur in three locations at different dates: June 15-17, 2020 WEST, Las Vegas, Nevada; July 12-14, 2020 EAST, Bethesda, Maryland; and July 26-28, 2020 TEXAS, San Antonio, Texas. 

July 2020

July 12-14, 2020
Campus Safety Conference 2020 - EAST

Bethesda, Maryland
event site 
Campus Safety Conference 2020 is bringing together security, public safety, emergency management, administration, facilities, business, and IT professionals responsible for protecting K-12 and Higher Education campuses and districts - all in one place. The conference mission is to create a community for all stakeholders to receive time-critical education and training while building peer-to-peer relationships that facilitate year-round engagement, validation and problem solving to improve safety and security during ever-changing and challenging times. For more information, visit www.CampusSafetyConference.com. Campus Safety Conference 2020 will occur in three locations at different dates: June 15-17, 2020 WEST, Las Vegas, Nevada; July 12-14, 2020 EAST, Bethesda, Maryland; and July 26-28, 2020 TEXAS, San Antonio, Texas. 

July 26-28, 2020 
Campus Safety Conference 2020 - TEXAS

San Antonio, Texas 
event site 
Campus Safety Conference 2020 is bringing together security, public safety, emergency management, administration, facilities, business, and IT professionals responsible for protecting K-12 and Higher Education campuses and districts - all in one place. The conference mission is to create a community for all stakeholders to receive time-critical education and training while building peer-to-peer relationships that facilitate year-round engagement, validation and problem solving to improve safety and security during ever-changing and challenging times. For more information, visit www.CampusSafetyConference.com. Campus Safety Conference 2020 will occur in three locations at different dates: June 15-17, 2020 WEST, Las Vegas, Nevada; July 12-14, 2020 EAST, Bethesda, Maryland; and July 26-28, 2020 TEXAS, San Antonio, Texas.

August 2020

Aug. 19-20, 2020
FEMA 2020 Dam Failure Life Loss Consequence Workshop 

Washington, DC
register online 

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has opened registration for the 2020 Dam Failure Life Loss Consequence Workshop, to be held Aug. 19-20, 2020, in Washington, DC. The workshop was developed to provide dam owners, emergency managers, regulators, and other relevant stakeholders with a forum to discuss the ways that the industry can better estimate potential life loss consequence from dam failure. The course is intended for those involved with dam safety and dam security programs at the federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial levels, as well as from the private sector. For additional information on FEMA’s National Dam Safety Program please visit the FEMA website.

November 2020

Nov. 13-18, 2020
2019 IAEM Annual Conference & EMEX

Long Beach, California
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Jan. 17, 2020, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST
IAEM Conference Committee Webinar: “Tips for a Successful Speaker Proposal”

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Learn about the mandatory requirements for a successful proposal; insider tips from the Reviewing Committee; breakout focus areas; a tutorial of the new online submission system; and a question-and-answer session. The IAEM 2020 Call for Speakers will open on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020.

Jan. 17, 2020, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST
IAEM Conference Committee Webinar: “Tips for a Successful Speaker Proposal”

register today 
Learn about the mandatory requirements for a successful proposal; insider tips from the Reviewing Committee; breakout focus areas; a tutorial of the new online submission system; and a question-and-answer session. The IAEM 2020 Call for Speakers will open on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020.

Jan. 17, 2020, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST
IAEM Conference Committee Webinar: “Tips for a Successful Speaker Proposal”

register today 
Learn about the mandatory requirements for a successful proposal; insider tips from the Reviewing Committee; breakout focus areas; a tutorial of the new online submission system; and a question-and-answer session. The IAEM 2020 Call for Speakers will open on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020.