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IAEM-Canada 2018 Emergency Management Leadership and Innovation Conference

Conference Program

  • Download the IAEM-Canada Conference Program here 
    (includes speaker abstracts)

  • Optional Events: (download brochure)
    June 7, 2018, 6:00 p.m.: Ranchman's Cookhouse & Dancehall - enjoy the local musical talent of Calgary and networking with your peers.
    June 8, 2018, 4:00 p.m.: Palamino Smokehouse - celebrate the success of the 2018 IAEM-Canada Conference! 

Pre-Conference Training Sessions

June 4-6, 2018: BCM Foundation Course

The Bow
500 Centre St S, Floor 55, Room 55-071
Calgary, AB T2G 0E3
  • About the Training: The BCM Foundation training will initiate the participants to the recognised BCM professional best practices as well as the Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) implementation cycle. This course is based on a comprehensive and thorough model providing the participants with a solid BCM knowledge base, the methodology and the tools required to understand, implement and maintain a complete BCMS. This course is fully compatible with the ISO 22301 and ISO 22313 standards.
  • Register online for the BCM Foundation pre-conference training session. Those who attend this session will receive a 10% discount.

June 5-6, 2018: Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP) Training Course

The O.F. Building
100 6 Ave SW
Room 2
Calgary, AB T2G 2C4

  • About the Training: The Emergency Management Standard Training Course will provide emergency management and preparedness personnel with valuable information regarding the Emergency Management Standard and its application. At the end of the course, participants may choose to be certified as Accreditation Managers and/or Assessors. Serving as an EMAP Accreditation Manager and/or an EMAP Assessor is an excellent way to serve the public and the profession of emergency management while broadening one’s knowledge of emergency management practices. The primary purpose of this training is to provide the necessary information, tools, and resources for personnel wishing to become an EMAP expert—whether to assist their Emergency Management Program achieve accreditation and/or become a member of the EMAP Assessor Cadre.
  • Download complete description of EMAP Training Course.
  • Visit the registration page for information on registering for the EMAP Training Course.

June 6, 2017: AEM/CEM Preparatory Course & Exam


The O.F. Building
100 6 Ave SW
Room 1
Calgary, AB T2G 2C4

  • About the Training: The International Association of Emergency Managers offers the AEM/CEM Prep Course to candidates interested in the Association Emergency Manager/Certified Emergency Manager certification. The course will last between 4-5 hours and will be taught by a Certification Commissioner. We require at least 10 participants for the Prep Course. Learn more.
    • The cost for the Prep Course is $495/person.
    • The cost for the certification exam is $595/person for non-IAEM members and $395 for IAEM members.
    • Pre-registration is required.
  • The registration period ended on May 24, 2018. Contact info@iaem.com if you have any questions.
  • Note: The Prep Course fee and Certification application fee for the AEM/CEM exam are in addition to the conference registration fee.

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