Poster Showcase Information

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

View the webinar on Tips for Poster Showcase Success

Poster Showcase Participant Benefits & Responsibilities

  • Learn all the requirements and how to submit a proposal in the Poster Showcase Guidance
  • Choose to enter in the Competitive or Non-Competitive Divisions of the Poster Showcase.
  • If entering in the Competitive Division, opportunity to earn recognition from IAEM if you meet the qualifications of a gold, silver or bronze standard.
  • A prime highly desirable location to display your poster.
  • 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, on-site oral presentation skills, review of the final poster pdf submission or answer questions in relation to the evaluating guidelines.
  • Submit the final PDF image of the poster by 11:59:59 PM CST on October 9, 2020
  • Set up your Poster in the designated area by Monday, November 16, 2020 at 8:00 AM PST
  • If entering the Competitive Division, you must attend the Poster Showcase evaluation session. Currently scheduled on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 durning the morning and afternoon EMEX/program breaks. Additional times and dates may be added.
  • All participants are required to attend the Poster Showcase presentation session on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 during the morning program break.
  • All Posters must be removed by Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 2:00 PM PST.
  • Register for the conference.

Key Dates


Deadline June 1


June 22nd

Request Coaching

June 22 - Oct. 2
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
Dates and Locations

Dates and Locations of Future IAEM Annual Conferences:

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

 Nov. 11-18, 2022*,
 Savannah, Georgia

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

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