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> Asia Risk & Resilience Conference, Aug. 29-31, Singapore Co-organized by IAEM!
> IAEM Annual Conference, Oct. 19-24, Grand Rapids, MI 
> 2018 IAEM-USA Region 1 Conference, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, MA
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IAEM Calendar: October-December 2018

October 2018

Oct. 3, 2018
Ontario Disaster & Emergency Management Conference

International Center
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
event site | IAEM-Canada is a Participating Community Member.
The Ontario Disaster & Emergency Management Conference is planned and developed by the Ontario Association of Emergency Managers in partnership with federal and provincial government agencies, non-governmental disaster relief organizations, and emergency management professional and student associations. The conference delivers two full days of community networking and learning featuring twenty-eight sessions, including speakers from across North America, panel discussions and interviews focusing on lessons learned, new initiatives, best practices, and on topics such as: disaster response and recovery; community resilience; continuity of operations planning; and climate change.

Oct. 19-24, 2018
IAEM 66th Annual Conference & EMEX
portunities & Innovations in Emergency Management"

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Visit the IAEM Conference Website for up-to-date details and to register:


Oct. 21, 2018, AEM/CEM Prep Course & Exam

  • AEM/CEM Preparatory Course Date/Time: Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
  • AEM/CEM Exam Date/Time: Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Location: IAEM 2018 Annual Conference, Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, 187 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.
  • Complete details on registration, which is separate from conference registration.
  • Registration DeadlineOct. 5, 2018
  • Note: There will be limited seats available after the registration deadline on a first-come first-serve basis.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1, 2018
2018 Common Alerting Prototol (CAP) Implementation Workshop

Co-Sponsored by IAEM, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), ITU, OASIS (the international standards organization that actually maintains the CAP standard), and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Hosted by Hong Kong Observatory
Hong Kong
provisional list of speakers | 2018 flyer
Call for Participation: Download the Call for Participation. If you have CAP implementation experiences or insights to share, please let the Program Committee know, by email to eliot.j.christian@gmail.com, that you want to give one of the presentations. As usual, presentations are limited to 20 minutes each.
About the Workshop: The 2018 CAP Implementation Workshop will be hosted by Hong Kong Observatory, with the meetings at or nearby the HKO main office. The CAP Implementation Workshop will be on Wednesday, 31 October, and Thursday, 1 November. A CAP Training session will be offered for the afternoon of Tuesday, 30 October. Two other side meetings are anticipated. Prior to the CAP Workshop, ASEAN countries will be invited to participate in a technical meeting at the same venue. The meeting will focus on an Asian component of the WMO Global Multi-hazard Alert System. It will be all day on Monday, Oct. 29, and half-day on the morning of Oct. 30. After the CAP Workshop, on Friday, Nov. 2, in the same venue will be an all-day session on the Filtered Alert Hub technology, which is being used for a prototype of the WMO Alert Hub.

November 2018

Nov. 5-7, 2018
ISCRAM ASIA PACIFIC 2018: "Innovating for Resilience"

Wellington, New Zealand
event site | call for submissions (deadline: June 15, 2018)
The purpose of ISCRAM Asia Pacific 2018 is to exchange research into and experiences of information systems use in emergency management, particularly focussed around applications of information systems in the context of the four priorities of the Sendai Framework (2015-2030) for disaster risk reduction, namely: (1) understanding disaster risk; (2) strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk; (3) investing in disaster reduction for resilience; and (4) enhancing disaster preparedness for effective response and to “build back better” in recovery, rehabilitation and reconstruction. Target audience: emergency management practitioners, academics and researchers from the government, NGOs, and industry, particularly from around the Pacific, but encompassing global participation from New Zealand, Australia, Oceania, Asia, North and South America, and Europe.

Nov. 16-17, 2018
2018 IAEM-USA Region 1 Conference

Massachusetts Maritime Academy
Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
event site
IAEM-USA Region 1 has put together a great slate of speakers for its 2018 Region 1 Conference, so don't miss out! Register online today, and plan to attend. The event site includes the draft agenda, hotel information, sponsors and exhibitors prospectus, and online registration.

December 2018

Dec. 5-7, 2018
RES/Con New Orleans: Global Resilience Summit

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
event site 
The RES/Con Global Resilience Summit is an annual international conference on the practice of successful resilience and disaster management in an evolving global environment. This annual gathering of thought leaders in disaster management and resilience will collectively explore powerful topics that impact communities and economies worldwide.