We know the economy often will impact training budgets first and you will need to justify spending time and money to attend the IAEM Annual Conference. Follow these steps to assist you in demonstrating the positive ROI you and your organization will gain from attending the IAEM Annual Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Review the IAEM 2021 Program and determine which professional development sessions you plan to attend. Choose those that will benefit you and your organization the most. These sessions will provide specific training that can improve you and your team’s productivity, efficiency, better utilize resources, save money and more. Review the EMEX/Exhibitor’s list to view the companies who would benefit your organization by direct contact from you at the conference.
Add a pre/post-conference training course and maximize your time away from the office. Courses are being offered by FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute (EMI), the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium (NDPC), IAEM Certification Program, IAEM-USA Colleges & Universities Caucus, IAEM-USA Healthcare Caucus and the Naval Postgraduate School – Center for Homeland Defense and Security. A complete course listing can be found on our website and in the online program.
Estimate the following costs to attend:
Complete this approval letter and present it to your supervisor outlining the costs and benefits of attending the conference.
When you return home after the conference, be sure to share the valuable knowledge with others in your organization.
We look forward to seeing you at the IAEM 69th Annual Conference & EMEX in Grand Rapids, Michigan!