Register for the conference by September 13, 2021 to gain access to the Early Edition Speaker Series.

(For detailed session information, view the online program.)


Tuesday, September 14th

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Debris Management: Let's Play 20 Questions

Mike Martinet, CEM, Principal, The Martinet Group, LLC and Carolyn Harshman, CEM, President, Emergency Planning Consultants


Thursday, September 16th

12:00pm – 1:00pm

MEMA's COVID Isolation Hotel Adventures: Using Online Technology to Virtually Operate Non-Congregate Sheltering

Dawn Brantley, CEM, Assistant Director for Planning & Preparedness, Massachusetts EMA


Tuesday, September 21st

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Continuity of Operations for Emergency Management

Erik Gaull, CEM, Managing Director, Digby Group


Thursday, September 23rd

12:00pm – 1:00pm

One Step Ahead: Civic Innovation Driving Resilience in North Carolina

Sean Griffin, CEO and Co-founder, Disaster Tech; Dr. Linda Nozick, Prof. and Dir. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell Univ.; Dr. Rachel Davidson, Prof., Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Univ. of Delaware; John Honoré, Unit Chief of Meteorology, Texas Division of Emergency Management


Tuesday, September 28th

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Avoiding Grant Deobligation During Disaster Recovery: The Five Ws of Cost Reasonableness

Bradley Nichols, Partner, Chris Terry, Senior Manager, and Adam Marthaler CPA, CFE, Senior Consultant, Ernst & Young LLP


Thursday, September 30th

12:00pm – 1:00pm

It's Broke. How Do You Fix It?

Suzanne Boccia, CEM, EM Director, Clear Creek County Office of Emergency Management


Tuesday, October 5th

12:00pm – 1:00pm

In Search of Liquid Gold

Bernard Lodge, CEM, EM Coordinator, Security and Emergency Management, Northern Water


Thursday, October 7th

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Beyond Grants: Making Mitigation Happen in Local Communities

Ronda Nowak, CEM, Senior Planner, Regent University, Michael Baker International

Contact Us
For any questions contact the IAEM Conference Director, Julie Husk at jhusk@iaem.com or 703-538-1795 x 1789.
201 Park Washington Ct,
Falls Church, VA 22046
703.538.1795
Dates and Locations

Dates and Locations of Future IAEM Annual Conferences:

 Nov. 11-17, 2022*
 Savannah, Georgia

 Nov. 3-9, 2023*
 Long Beach, California

*The core program dates are Sunday-Wednesday, with additional Friday-Saturday and Thursday-Friday pre- and post-conference training and other options.

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