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

Poster Showcase Participant Benefits & Responsibilities

  • Learn all the requirements and how to submit a proposal inthe 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 pdf of your poster and the video clip of your presentation uploaded to the virtual platform on the designated Poster Showcase page.
  • 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.
  • Submit the final PDF image of the poster and the 4 minute video in a .mp4 file by October 2, 2020.
  • If entering the Competitive Division, you must attend the Poster Showcase evaluation session in your assigned timeslot. Currently scheduled from Monday, October 19 – 21, 2020.
  • All participants are required to attend the Poster Showcase presentation session on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 2:30pm – 3:30pm.
  • All participants must register for the conference.
  • Your name listed as a speaker in the virtual conference program to allow attendees to connect/network with you virtually via your own live video conference room during the conference.
  • 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.

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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