Pre/Post-Conference Training

Free Training for all DHS/FEMA courses and The IAEM Leadership Symposium for registered attendees at the full and student registration rates.

IAEM CERTIFICATION PROGRAM CREDIT - Participants of these training courses, with the exception of the Certification offerings, can apply the attendance certificate received by the course provider towards the IAEM Certification program under the Training section. Appropriate documentation of course content must also be provided within the certification application.

All DHS/FEMA courses have pre-requisite requirements. View the online program under the individual course listing for complete details.

 All Pre-Conference Training marked with an * have a separate registration fee.

Pre-Conference Training

Friday, October 15, 2021

8:00am – 5:00pm

L0102

Science for Disasters – Day 1 of 3
(This course builds toward the completion of the Basic Academy)

MGT-439 Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness  - Day 1 of 2
MUST be a U.S. Citizen per U.S. DHS rules or properly vetted through DHS.

Saturday, October 16, 2021

8:00am – 5:00pm

L0102 Science for Disasters – Day 2 of 3
(This course builds toward the completion of the Basic Academy)
 L0146 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program Training Course – Day 1 of 2
 (This course builds toward the completion of the Basic Academy)
L0318

Local Mitigation Planning Workshop – Day 1 of 2

MGT-317 Disaster Management for Public Services  - Day 1 of 2
MUST be a U.S. Citizen per U.S. DHS rules or properly vetted through DHS.
Ascenttra Advanced Exercise Design Course – Day 1 of 2
Sponsored by Ascenttra
L0191 Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface – 1 Day
MGT-452

Physical and Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure – 1 Day
MUST be a U.S. Citizen per U.S. DHS rules or properly vetted through DHS.

The IAEM Leadership Symposium: Enhancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Emergency Management Practice and the Communities We Serve – 1 Day ( Saturday Offering)
Sponsored by the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) Sold Out
MGT-439 Pediatric Disaster Response and Emergency Preparedness  - Day 2 of 2
MUST be a U.S. Citizen per U.S. DHS rules or properly vetted through DHS.

Sunday, October 17, 2021

8:00am – 5:00pm

L0102 Science for Disasters – Day 3 of 3
(This course builds toward the completion of the Basic Academy)
L0146 :Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program Training Course – Day 2 of 2
 (This course builds toward the completion of the Basic Academy)
L0318 Local Mitigation Planning Workshop – Day 2 of 2
MGT-317 Disaster Management for Public Services  - Day 2 of 2
MUST be a U.S. Citizen per U.S. DHS rules or properly vetted through DHS.
Ascenttra Advanced Exercise Design Course – Day 2 of 2
Sponsored by Ascenttra
IAEM-USA Healthcare Caucus Emergency Managers Symposium* – 1 Day
Registration fee:
$75 – IAEM Member
$150 – Non-Members
L0191 :Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface – 1 Day
The IAEM Leadership Symposium: Enhancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Emergency Management Practice and the Communities We Serve – 1 day ( Sunday Offering) Sold Out
Sponsored by the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS)

CERTIFICATION OFFERINGS

Sunday, October 17, 2021

8:00am – 1:00pm
AWR-308 Certification Prep Course * – $495 fee
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Certification Consultations
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Certification Examination * – $415 fee for IAEM members; $625 fee for non-members

FEMA Updates

12:00pm – 4:00pm

  1. Preparing for Recovery: Insights to Help Decision Makers Prepare for Delivering FEMA's Recovery Grant Programs Following a Disaster - Amanda Parker, Senior Analyst, U.S. GAO & Matt Lowney, Senior Analyst, U.S. GAO

  2. Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place Planning: New FEMA Research and Resources to Help Jurisdictions Plan for and Coordinate this Critical Responsibility - Karen Marsh, Technical Assistance Branch Chief, NIC, FEMA and Jason Biermann, CEM, Emergency Management Director, Snohomish County, WA

  3. Preparedness Grants in the Time of COVID-19 - Sharon Kushnir, Branch Chief, NAID, FEMA

  4. Leveraging the National Exercise Program & EMPP Looks to the Past to Shape the Future of EM - Kate Bogan, Analytics and Narrative Management Section Chief, NED, FEMA & Kelly Garrett, Director, EMPP, EMI

Post-Conference Training

Thursday, October 21, 2021

8:00am – 12:00pm

AWR-308  Natural Disaster Awareness for Caregiver – 4 hrs.
MUST be a U.S. Citizen per U.S. DHS rules or properly vetted through DHS.

8:00am – 5:00pm

MGT-460 Planning for Disaster Debris Management – 1 Day
MUST be a U.S. Citizen per U.S. DHS rules or properly vetted through DHS.
AWR-356  Community Planning for Disaster Recovery – 1 Day Sold Out
MUST be a U.S. Citizen per U.S. DHS rules or properly vetted through DHS
Contact Us
For any questions contact the IAEM Conference Manager, 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:

 Oct. 15-22, 2021*
Grand Rapids, Michigan 

 Nov. 11-18, 2022*
 Savannah, Georgia

 Nov. 3-10, 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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