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The Encore program is final. Day 1 will feature 15 speakers from the 2020 IAEM Reimagined Conference returning for encore presentations providing fresh material or fully new presentations. Day Two will include a range of one-, two-, and four-hour training courses, offered at no additional cost.
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9:30 AM- 10:00 AM ET
Opening and Welcome from IAEM-USA President Judd Freed
10:00 AM -
11:00 AM ET
Session Sponsored by Universal Storage Containers
Imagining Emergency Management Future Academic & Practice Collaboration: Success Stories & Future Possibilities
Emergency Management is a complex adaptive system and navigating this system to achieve our desired outcomes can be challenging.
IAEM K-12 Education Caucus: Advocating for and Supporting EM in Education Sector
Schools are charged with protecting our nation’s most treasured and vulnerable population—children.
Beyond Crisis Communications: How Words and Technology Can Power Effective COVID Response and Recovery
It’s been said that every AAR includes “Communications” as an area for improvement. The COVID-19 Pandemic has provided public health and emergency management professionals with ongoing opportunities to develop and refine better crisis communications practices.
11:00 AM -
11:30 AM ET
Solution Session Sponsored by LiRo Group
Hurricane Preparedness and Pre-Disaster Contracts: Perspective on Effective Resiliency & Preparedness
Peter T. Gaynor’s perspective on effective resiliency and preparedness.
11:30 AM -
12:30 PM ET
Interdependences between Critical Infrastructure and Community Resilience
There are many different perspectives on what resilience means to individuals and communities.
It’s Time to Get to Work: How to Engage Women (and Diversity) to Build Effective Industries and Resilient Communities
At the 2020 conference, Brittany made the case that now is the time to get more women in the field, at every level, in emergency management and related fields of solid waste, public works, and construction.
Bridging EM Practice and Education through Dialogue: How Conflict Strengthens Diversity for Our Future
As a CEM specializing in disaster humanitarian management, I entered a disaster science PhD program to understand and embrace the complexity of the world and to become the best emergency management professional I could be.
2:00 PM -
2:30 PM ET
Solution Session Sponsored by Universal Storage Container
10 Steps for Optimal Governmental Emergency Preparedness
1:00 PM -
Putting the EI in EM
Emergency managers, first responders, and others learn – often through the example of the leaders whose footsteps they follow, to be “tough”. To not feel. To not be tired, or burnt out, or exhausted – or at least never admit it.
Mental Fitness: Creating a Personal C-Suite
The term C-Suite is commonly used to refer to the cluster of a corporation’s most important senior-level executives. A successful organization would not consider building their structure without putting a C-Suite in place.
Emergency Management: Our Strengths, Our Weaknesses, Our Future
Emergency management stands at a crossroad. Decades of efforts focused on advancing and supporting professional practice have shaped the narrative of emergency management’s identity, relevance, and value proposition.
Potential Sponsored Solution Session 3
2:30 PM -
3:30 PM ET
NWS Decision Support Services - Moving Forward Together
The National Weather Service (NWS) continues to advance towards more effectively carrying-out its Mission by adapting to and overcoming the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, even as we worked throughout 2020 to address the largest number of billion-dollar natural disasters in United States history.
The Evolving Threats to our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure
AVANGRID’s VP & Chief Security Officer will discuss how the infrastructure threat landscape is changing and how emergency managers should focus on risk-reduction, response, and recovery.
Leadership: Lessons from Lincoln to Last Week
Emergency management is a profession that is based on coordination, collaboration, communication and COOPERATION.
3:30 PM -
4:00 PM ET
Potential Sponsored Solution Session 4
4:00 PM -
5:00 PM ET
Is It Compassion Fatigue or Something More?
As Emergency Management Professionals from every discipline, are you having trouble sleeping or making a decision?
Dynamics of Recovery: Navigating the Long Haul
Disaster recovery often starts out hot and heavy, with a frenzy of media attention, state / federal assistance, and donations pouring into the impacted community.
From Research to Application
This presentation will describe various research projects from institutions of higher education, federal agencies and private corporations that have been developed into action items or programs that have had a significant impact on disaster preparedness, protection, mitigation, response and recovery.
5:00 PM -
5:15 PM ET
Conclusion of Day 1: Conference Co-Chair Duane Hagelgans
DMP114 - Disaster Planning for Infrastructure Resiliency – TEEX
Leadership in COVID, What's Next?
During this course, we will examine the leadership tools that worked or did not work during COVID response. Then we will discuss how to use meta leadership going forward in this new era of emergency management.
10:00 AM -
12:00 PM ET
EMI Instructor Updates
Disaster Planning with Dr. Mark Keim
DMP118 - Critical Infrastructure Continuity of Operations (COOP) – TEEX
Ethics and the Emergency Manager - A Role That Places Emergency Managers as Leaders
Now is the time to create a consistent message on ethics within the emergency management profession.
12:00 PM -
12:30 PM ET
12:30 PM -
Emergency Managers and Elected/Senior Officials: Navigating the Dynamic
12:30 PM -
4:30 PM ET
DMP580 - Disaster Recovery for Senior Officials - TEEX
AWR-329 Leveraging Tools for Coordinated Community Disaster Communications – NDPTC
2:30 PM -
3:00 PM ET
4:00 PM ET
DMP117-Public Works Emergency Management and Continuity Planning – TEEX