December 2-3, 2015
Advancing and Redefining Communities for Emergency Management
Emergency Management Community Collaborative
San Diego, California
Cost and Registration: $650, open until filled
This conference will highlight the latest evidence-based tools and practices in emergency management to further community resilience. Topics include building healthcare coalitions, developing a resilient workforce, measuring disaster readiness, and behavioral health for disasters.
January 26-28, 2016
CBRN First Response
The Development Network UK
Cost and Registration: $3,000, open until filled
This conference will explore increasing preparedness for and responding to chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) threats in ways that reduce risk for responders, infrastructure, and the environment. Topics include global politics and CBRN defense strategies, the wider ramifications of the Syrian Conflict, use of chemical agents by Boko Haram, safeguarding the public from chemical suicides, CBRB decontamination solutions for first responders, and the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to distribute chemical payloads.
December 8-10, 2015
AHIMTA Educational Symposium
All Hazards Incident Management Teams Association
Cost and Registration: $340 before November 1, open until filled
This conference will address challenges faced by incident command professionals and focus on building leadership skills. Topics include all-hazards search and rescue, situational awareness and social media, rural departments in large-scale incidents, National Guard roles in all-hazards response, and traffic incident management.
January 27-29, 2016
Annual FLASH Conference
Federal Alliance for Safe Homes
Cost and Registration: $450, open until filled
This conference will examine issues of disaster safety and resilience from an all-hazards perspective. Topics include the unveiling of a new national hurricane initiative, a look back at historic disasters, best practices in earthquake resiliency, leveraging traditional and digital risk communication tools, and the latest in resilient construction techniques.
March 2-3, 2016
Critical Infrastructure Protection and Resilience Europe
The Hague Security Delta, International Association of CIP Professionals, and others
The Hague, Netherlands
Cost and Registration: $480 before February 4, open until filled
This conference will focus on physical and cyberthreats to critical infrastructure, infrastructure system preparedness, and Europe’s ability to withstand and collaborate during critical infrastructure attacks. Topics include infrastructure resilience in the transport industry, threat detection and management, using modeling to enhance preparedness and response, and cybersecurity standards, laws, and analysis.