IAEM-USA Region 1 to Partner with Rhode Island EMA for
Annual Preparedness Conference: "Rhody Ready"

Aug. 10-11, 2016


CCRI’s Knight Campus
Warwick, Rhode Island

About the Conference

(RIEMA press release, Aug. 9, 2016)

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), in conjunction with IAEM-USA Region 1, the Rhode Island Association of Emergency Managers (RIAEM), and the Community College of Rhode Island’s (CCRI) Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program, will be hosting the two-day Annual Preparedness Conference. The keynote speaker will be FEMA Deputy Administrator Joseph L. Nimmich. This all-encompassing preparedness conference will address multiple emergency management-related topics. The theme of this year’s conference is “Be Rhody Ready.” The conference will consist of knowledgeable speakers, insightful training opportunities, forums in which attendees will be given the chance to speak one-on-one with subject matter experts, live demonstrations, and exhibitors throughout the two-day event. 

Visit the event site for more details and online registration for the Preparedness Conference.

Helpful Information

  • Registration for this year’s Region 1 Conference, held in conjunction with the RIEMA Annual Preparedness Conference, is free of charge.
  • Download letter with information about the conference.
  • Download lodging information, with information about the IAEM room block.