IAEM Think Tank, "We Have Been Where We Are Going," May 30, 2018, 2:30-3:30 p.m. EDT
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 IAEM-Canada 2018 EM Leadership & Innovation Conference, June 5-8, Calgary, AB Inaugural event!
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 Emergency Management Leaders Conference, June 12-13, Tampa, FL Supported by IAEM!
> 7th Annual IAEM-USA Region 3 Symposium, June 27, Fairfax, VA 
> Asia Risk & Resilience Conference, Aug. 29-31, Singapore Co-organized by IAEM!
> IAEM Annual Conference, Oct. 19-24, Grand Rapids, MI 
> Future IAEM Annual Conference Dates 
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IAEM Calendar: July-September 2018

July 2018

July 8-11, 2018
Natural Hazards Center: 43rd Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop

Broomfield, Colorado
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Save the date for the Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, hosted by the Natural Hazards Center, University of Colorado-Boulder. As many recent disasters have illustrated so vividly, there is still much work to be done to mitigate risk, improve response, and ensure that recovery is done in a just and equitable way. The Natural Hazard Center invites you to be a part of this conversation. 
Additionally, researchers and those interested in learning about the latest research findings will want to note that the Natural Hazards Center is co-convening a researcher add-on meeting on July 11-12, 2018.

 
July 9, 2018
AEM/CEM Preparatory Course and AEM/CEM Exam

AEM/CEM Prep Course (8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.) and AEM/CEM Exam (2:00-4:00 p.m.)
2018 National Homeland Security Conference
Sheraton Times Square
New York, NY
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The AEM/CEM Prep Course and the AEM/CEM Exam will be offered on Monday, July 9, 2018, in conjunction with the 2018 National Homeland Security Conference, in New York, NY. Deadline to register is June 25, 2018NoteThere will be limited seats available after the registration deadline on a first-come first-serve basis.

July 9-12, 2018
2018 National Homeland Security Conference

New York City, NY
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The 2018 National Homeland Security Conference officially begins Monday, July 9, 2018, at the 9/11 Memorial Museum and will be opened by nationally-recognized leaders in homeland security. Eleven conference tracks will be offered and include all homeland security subject areas: 
Counterterrorism - Protecting the Homeland; Critical Infrastructure (including health, ports and transit); Cybersecurity; Empowering Partners for the Shifting Landscape; Grants Management; Hometown Security; Intelligence and Information Sharing; Public-Private Partnerships; Recent Events; Training and Exercise; and Homeland Security Research (a new track for 2018).

July 9-13, 2018
FEMA/EMI Course E0110: National Emergency Management Basic Academy Train-the-Trainer

Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
National Emergency Training Center (NETC)
Emmitsburg, Maryland
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This course will be offered three times, on these dates: Apr. 9-13, July 9-13, and Aug. 20-24, 2018. The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is offering the opportunity to students who are experienced in emergency management and adult training to take a step toward becoming qualified as an instructor for the Basic Academy courses. The first day of the Train-the-Trainer course is devoted to course delivery strategy, logistics, demonstrations, and adult learning methods. The last four days will consist of student teach-backs that summarize a portion of the Basic Academy course subject matter, and describe activities and exercises plus time for critique and questions. These assignments are made in advance of the first day of class. All topics covered in the course are covered from an instructor’s perspective in the Train-the-Trainer, including at a minimum: history, legal issues, intergovernmental and interagency context, influencing, organizing, social vulnerability issues, managing stress, collaboration, planning, exercises, public information and warning, preparedness, team building, protection and prevention, mitigation, response, ethical decision-making, recovery, technology, administration, and the future of emergency management.

July 16-20, 2018 
FEMA/EMI Course: Advanced Public Information Officer Training

Ft. Pierce, Florida
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The unprecedented number and intensity of major disaster incidents Americans are encountering has brought heightened focus on the importance of effective emergency public information. The training curriculum focuses on meeting the training needs of individuals tasked with critical message delivery. The course provides public information officers the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills for establishing, managing and working in a joint information center (JIC). Using interactive lectures from subject matter experts and an intense functional exercise, participants learn skills they can use during escalating incidents, including strategic communications and incident action planning, as it relates to JIC operations. For more information, contact Phil Politano, EMI course manager.

July 17, 18, and 19, 2018, 12:00-4:00 p.m. EDT
FEMA/EMI Course V-0001 – Virtual Tabletop Exercise (VTTX): Dam Failure

To Participate: Email Doug Kahn at douglas.kahn@fema.dhs.gov or call 301-447-7645. Also, send a courtesy copy email to the Integrated Emergency Management Branch at fema-emi-iemb@fema.dhs.gov or call 301-447-1381. The application deadline is June 29, 2018. Additional information is available online.
About the Course: Three afternoon sessions of the Virtual Tabletop Exercise (VTTX) on Dam Failure will be held on July, 17, 18, and 19, 2018, on the effects of a major dam failure on a community. These are three separate offerings to allow as many site applicants as possible. The VTTX is designed to: prepare participants for a potential dam failure that could impact power production, require emergency evacuations, open use of emergency spillways and recovery from a catastrophic loss; enable participants to better coordinate their operations with counterparts from federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, private sector organizations, and non-governmental agencies; and provide a virtual forum to review emergency plans and contingency resources.

July 18-20, 2018
Pandemics, Bioterrorism, and Global Health Security: From Anthrax to Zika

Schar School of Policy and Government
Arlington, Virginia
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This three-day, non-credit workshop is designed to introduce participants to the challenges facing the world at the intersection of national security, public health, and the life sciences. The workshop faculty are internationally recognized experts from the government, private sector, and academia who have been extensively involved with research and policy-making on public health, biodefense, and national security issues. The workshop is designed for professionals and academics, both domestic and international, in public health, the life sciences, the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, international affairs, law enforcement, emergency management, and national security who have responsibilities for preventing, preparing for, or responding to pandemics, bioterrorism, and other threats to global health security. During the three days, participants will engage with leaders in the field of global health security, ranging from top professors to FBI special agents and the former commander of USAMRIID. The instructors will take participants on a complex journey through critical issues in global health security ranging from how to assess the risk of a pandemic to how to prepare for a bioterrorist attack.

July 30-Aug. 3, 2018
FEMA/EMI Course E0388: Advanced Public Information Officers

Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
National Emergency Training Center (NETC)
Emmitsburg, Maryland
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The Advanced Public Information Officer Course provides participants the knowledge and skills to establish, manage and work within a joint information center (JIC) through multimedia lectures and individual and group activities. The training allows participants the opportunity to
apply advanced public information skills during a multi-day functional exercise (FE) designed to test the participants’ abilities to analyze, coordinate, process and create information in a fast-paced, realistic environment.

August 2018

 
Aug. 18, 2018
AEM/CEM Exam

AEM/CEM Exam (12:00-2:00 p.m.)
Metropolitan College of New York
60 West Street
New York, NY 10006
complete details on registration  
The AEM/CEM Exam will be offered on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, at Metropolitan College in New York, NY. Deadline to register is Aug. 3, 2018NoteThere will be limited seats available after the registration deadline on a first-come first-serve basis.

Aug. 20-24, 2018
FEMA/EMI Course E0110: National Emergency Management Basic Academy Train-the-Trainer

Charlotte, North Carolina
complete details
This course will be offered three times, on these dates: Apr. 9-13, July 9-13, and Aug. 20-24, 2018. The Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is offering the opportunity to students who are experienced in emergency management and adult training to take a step toward becoming qualified as an instructor for the Basic Academy courses. The first day of the Train-the-Trainer course is devoted to course delivery strategy, logistics, demonstrations, and adult learning methods. The last four days will consist of student teach-backs that summarize a portion of the Basic Academy course subject matter, and describe activities and exercises plus time for critique and questions. These assignments are made in advance of the first day of class. All topics covered in the course are covered from an instructor’s perspective in the Train-the-Trainer, including at a minimum: history, legal issues, intergovernmental and interagency context, influencing, organizing, social vulnerability issues, managing stress, collaboration, planning, exercises, public information and warning, preparedness, team building, protection and prevention, mitigation, response, ethical decision-making, recovery, technology, administration, and the future of emergency management.

Aug. 20-24, 2018 
FEMA/EMI Course: Advanced Public Information Officer Training

Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
National Emergency Training Center (NETC)
Emmitsburg, Maryland
complete details 
The unprecedented number and intensity of major disaster incidents Americans are encountering has brought heightened focus on the importance of effective emergency public information. The training curriculum focuses on meeting the training needs of individuals tasked with critical message delivery. The course provides public information officers the opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills for establishing, managing and working in a joint information center (JIC). Using interactive lectures from subject matter experts and an intense functional exercise, participants learn skills they can use during escalating incidents, including strategic communications and incident action planning, as it relates to JIC operations. For more information, contact Phil Politano, EMI course manager.

Aug. 27-30, 2018
FEMA/EMI Course E0273: Managing Floodplain Development through the National Flood Insurance Program

Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
National Emergency Training Center (NETC)
Emmitsburg, Maryland 
complete details 
This course will be offered on three dates: Jan. 22-25, May 7-10, and Aug. 27-30, 2017. This course provides an opportunity for local officials responsible for administering their floodplain regulations. The course will focus on the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) and concepts of floodplain management, maps and studies, ordinance administration, and the relationship between floodplain management and flood insurance.

Aug. 29-31, 2018 
Asia Risk and Resilience Conference 2018
"Corporate Governance, Risk, and Resilience: Planning in Action"

Co-organized by IAEM, BCP ASIA, and RIMAS
Hilton, Singapore
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Rebranded from the 13-year running Asia Business Continuity Conference, the ARRC is a premier regional networking & knowledge-sharing platform for industry representatives & professionals from around the world to further their knowledge and get to know the trends in Business Continuity Management, Emergency Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Resiliency & other related areas such as Crisis Management, Disaster Recovery, Terrorism, Cyber-Security & others. Our delegates come come Asian markets such as Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Hong Kong, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Myanmmar, Taiwan, and many other countries.

Sept. 17, 2018
FEMA/EMI Course V-0001 - Virtual Tabletop Exercise Series (VTTX) – Earthquake (Dedicated Alaska and Hawaii)

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This Virtual Tabletop Exercise (VTTX) will focus on an earthquake occurring in your community, using historical events and Hazus simulations. The VTTX involves key personnel discussing simulated scenarios in an informal setting, and can be used to assess plans, policies, training, and procedures.

Sept. 24-27, 2018
California Emergency Services Association Annual Conference

Indian Wells, California
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