Poster Showcase Information 2023

The Poster Showcase is an information sharing event!

Participants have an opportunity to convey to a wide audience the significance of their research project, practice, or general findings to practitioners and scholars in the emergency management community.

Poster Showcase Speaker Registration

  • All speakers must register for the conference.
  • Speakers chosen to display their posters and who have completed the requirements of their Poster Showcase Division will receive a discounted registration rate as follows:
    • Competitive Division – ½ off the speaker registration rate*,
    • Non-Competitive Division - discounted speaker registration rate.
  • A special registration code will be emailed to speakers after registration opens.

*Does not include tickets to the Sunday Welcome Party or Wednesday Presidential Banquet.

Poster Showcase Participant Benefits & Responsibilities

  • Learn all the requirements and how to submit a proposal in the Poster Showcase Guidance.
  • Participants who are chosen to display their posters will receive certificates of participation that document credit towards the IAEM Certification Program under Professional Contribution Category F, Speaking.
  • Opportunity to consult with a coach who can provide feedback on poster development, oral presentation skills, review of the final poster pdf submission or answer questions in relation to the evaluating guidelines.
  • Your name listed as a speaker in the conference program and IAEM2Go mobile app.
  • Excellent networking opportunities to interact with others interested in your topic in the emergency management profession.
  • Peer recognition at the premier event for the emergency management profession.
  • Opportunity to earn recognition from IAEM if you meet the qualifications of a gold, silver or bronze standard. (Competitive Division participants only)
  • A prime highly desirable location to display your poster.
  • All participants must submit the final PDF image of the poster and the 4-minute recorded presentation by September 30, 2023.
  • If entering the Competitive Division, you must attend the virtual Poster Showcase evaluation session during your assigned 15-minute timeslot between Tuesday - Thursday, October 17 – 19, 2023.
  • All participants must set up their Poster in the designated area by Monday, November 6, 2023 at 8:00 AM PT
  • All participants are required to attend the Poster Showcase presentation session on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 during the morning program break.
  • All Posters must be removed by Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 2:00 PM ET.
  • Register for the conference.



Deadline April 21


June 1

Request Coaching

June 1 – Sep. 30

Poster PDF and
4-Minute Video Due

Sep. 30
Contact Us
For any questions contact the IAEM Conference Director, Julie Husk at jhusk@iaem.com or 703-538-1795 x 1789.
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Dates and Locations

Dates and Locations of Future IAEM Annual Conferences:

 Nov. 15 – 21, 2024*
 Colorado Springs, CO

Nov. 14 – 20, 2025*
 Louisville, KY

*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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