Poster Showcase

Poster Presentation Session on Tuesday, October 19 2021

Come view your peers research, practice or general findings and expand your knowledge of the emergency management field during the program break on Tuesday, October 19, 2021. Posters will be displayed in the Grand Foyer area outside the EMEX/Registration Hall. Participants will be standing by their posters available to discuss their research and answer questions.

PLUS, some of our IAEM-USA Caucus and Committee Chairs will have posters showcasing their work over the past year. Come talk to these chairs and expand your career by getting involved in IAEM.



Presentation Title

Julie Arbit, Research Associate, Center for Social Solutions, University of Michigan

Competitive / Academic Equity in Flood Risk: Densifying Gauge Networks for High Resolution Risk and Vulnerability Modeling

Kyle  McElroy, Ph.D. Graduate Assistant, University of Rhode Island

Competitive / Graduate Student Rhode Island Coastal Hazard, Analysis, Modeling, and Prediction System (RICHAMP)

Scott Carpenter, Regional Response & Preparedness Specialist, NOAA/National Weather Service

Competitive / Practitioner Incorporating NOAA/National Weather Service in the All-Hazards Planning Process

Danielle Cortes DeVito, Emergency Manager, FEMA

Competitive / Practitioner Increasing African American Youth Representation in Emergency Response/Management Organizations

Yvonne  Feijoo, FI / EMS QM, Broward Sheriff's Office

Competitive / Practitioner Microlearning Practices for Reaching Today’s Communities with Emergency Management Messages

Janeen  Olson, CEM, Acting-Emergency Manager, Redmond Fire Department

Competitive / Practitioner Twelve Extraordinary Meetings

Tobias Watson, Exercise Planner, Constant Associates

Competitive / Practitioner FEMA Training Roadmap - Emergency Management

Carol  Cwiak, Associate Professor, North Dakota State University

Non-Competitive Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct for Emergency Management Professionals

Andrew  Foster, Platform Engineer, Disaster Tech

Non-Competitive Automation and Runtime Improvements for the Incident-based Scenario Evacuation (ISE) Collection of Models

Shawn Gerard, Engagement Operations Specialist, Epicenter Innovation

Non-Competitive The Road to Innovative Solutions between Transportation and Access and Functional Needs Communities during Disasters

Greg Hanson, Warning Coordination Meteorologist, NOAA/National Weather Service

Non-Competitive Trouble is More than a Name: NWS WFO Boulder Decision Support Services for the East Troublesome Fire

Julie Miller, Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital

Non-Competitive Mitigating Transmission by Maximizing Disinfection Resources in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic: One Healthcare Coalition’s Strategic Response

William Payne, Project Manager, Texas General Land Office

Non-Competitive Texas Disaster Information System

Jason Tomashunas, Student, Disaster Medicine and Management, Thomas Jefferson University

Non-Competitive Healthcare Business Continuity during COVID-19

Ivetta Abramyan, Professor, Florida State College at Jacksonville

Non-Competitive CoCoRaHS: A Valuable Tool for Emergency Managers

Darrell Small, CEM, Emergency Management Specialist, Prince George's County Office of Emergency Management

Non-Competitive Community Resilience Best Practice: Organization Preparing for Emergency Needs (OPEN)
Jacqueline Nguyen, Chair  IAEM-USA Access & Inclusion Caucus
Heather Beal, CEM, Chair IAEM-USA Children and Disaster Caucus
Mike Gavin & Duane Hagelgans, Co-Chairs    IAEM-USA Conference Committee
Kimberly Cunningham, CEM, Chair IAEM-USA Critical Infrastructure and Continuity Caucus
Daryl Lee Spiewak, CEM,  Chair IAEM-USA Editorial Committee
Chayne Sparagowski, AEM IAEM-USA Emerging Technology Committee
Brad Gilbert, OCEM, Chair  IAEM-USA Government Affairs Committee
Scott Hudson, CEM, Chair IAEM-USA K-12 Education Caucus
Andrew McGuire, CEM, Chair   IAEM-USA Membership Committee
David Barber, Chair  IAEM-USA Mental Health and Wellness Caucus
William Hurtes, CEM, Chair IAEM-USA Scholarship Commission
Contact Us
For any questions contact the IAEM Conference Manager, Julie Husk at or 703-538-1795 x 1789.
201 Park Washington Ct,
Falls Church, VA 22046
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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