IAEM 2014 Annual Conference Webcasts

The IAEM-Global Student Council, Digital Engagement Committee, and Conference Committee worked together to provide livestream videos and audio podcasts of selected speakers from the 2014 IAEM Annual Conference so that members and potential members could engage with the conference. Those sessions were recorded and are available here to IAEM members.

Engage Us or Enrage Us: Reframing Youth Preparedness Efforts

  • Dr. C. Ryan Akers, MEP, Ph.D, Assistant Extension Professor and Coordinator of Mississippi Youth Preparedness Initiative,Mississippi State University.
  • Dave Nichols, State Program Leader, Mississippi Citizen Corp, Mississippi Office of Homeland Security.

Climate Change – It’s Here

  • Christopher Godley, CEM, Director of Emergency Management, Tetra Tech.
  • Tamala Mann, Executive Emergency Management Consultant, Tetra Tech.


Volunteering: Building a Therapeutic Community through Acts of Service

  • Speaker: Brenda Phillips, Ph.D., Associate Dean at Ohio University in Chillicothe; co-editor of Women and Disasters: from theory to practice and Social Vulnerability to Disasters; author of Disaster Recovery.

Climate Change, a Slow-Moving Emergency

  • Speaker: Ben Kalina, documentary filmmaker, director of Shored Up, which explored coastal development and rising sea levels in the US in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy; associate producer of A Sea Change, a documentary about ocean acification.

Living in the Red Zone

  • Speaker: James R. Chiles, author of Inviting Disaster: Lessons from the Edge of Technology.

Cloudy with a Chance of Big Data: The New Normal in Emergency Management

  • Speaker: Hong-Eng Koh, Global Lead for the Justice & Public Safety Market Segment, Oracle.