Early Edition Speaker Series

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 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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