Sunday Federal Updates Series

Sunday Federal Updates Series

Get the latest Federal Updates in a series of four presentations on Sunday, November 5th during the Annual Conference. 

Featured Speakers

12:15pm – 1:00pm

FEMA Preparedness Grant Case Studies: Overview, Updates, and Community Highlights

Amanda Snook, Section Chief, Measures and Standards Branch in the National Preparedness Assessments Division, FEMA & Sharon Kushnir, Branch Chief, National Preparedness Assessment Division, FEMA

1:15pm – 2:00pm

The New National Exercise Program

Nicole Nation, Emergency Management Specialist, National Exercise Division, FEMA

2:15pm – 3:00pm

Essential Partnerships and Climate Literacy for Meeting FEMA Strategic Objectives

Ned Gardiner, Engagement Manager, NOAA, Cindy Huang, Emergency Management Specialist (Response), National Planning Branch | Planning & Exercise Division, FEMA & Renzo Beltran, Chief, SLTT Section, National Exercise Division, FEMA

3:15pm – 4:00pm

What’s the Big IDEA? Learn How to Incorporate Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility into Exercises to Improve your Community’s Preparedness

Mark Ledbetter, Chief, Exercise Doctrine & Technology Section, FEMA & Jennifer Lynch, Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program Lead, National Exercise Division, FEMA

Contact Us
For any questions contact the IAEM Conference Director, 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:

 Nov. 3-9, 2023*
 Long Beach, California

 Nov. 14 – 21, 2024*
 Colorado Springs, CO

*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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