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Event Date(s): to Location: Nashville, TN

The Association of Continuity Professionals (ACP) 2018 conference, “Shaping Careers, Advancing Resilience,” provides a full day of networking and educational programs to help practitioners, chapter leaders, ACP members, and professionals. The preliminary program includes sessions on 7 Steps to Practitioner Excellence, 7 Steps to Building a Rock Solid Resilient Enterprise, and Presenting to the Board: How to Be a Highly Successful Presenter.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Nashville, TN

The annual DRI Conference is dedicated to the meaningful exchange of information among professionals in the areas of business continuity, disaster recovery, risk management, and more, across all industries. DRI 2018 conference tracks to include a hands-on workshop track, a healthcare BCM (business continuity management) track, and a cyberrisk track.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Baltimore, MD

The 2018 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Biodefense meeting presents an expanded program to include tracks on high-consequence pathogen research, biological threat reduction, product development, and policy. Thought leaders in academia, industry, and government gather to present and discuss the latest developments in this emerging field. 

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Event Date(s): to Location: Tempe, AZ

The 2018 International Public Safety Association (IPSA) Conference brings together the entire public safety community to discuss education, training, policy, and issues that affect all first responders and allied stakeholders during a call for service – no matter what the scope.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Washington, D.C.

The Association of Continuity Professionals’ (ACP) 2018 conference, “Shaping Careers, Advancing Resilience,” provides a full day of networking and educational programs to help practitioners, chapter leaders, ACP members, and professionals. The preliminary program includes sessions on 7 Steps to Practitioner Excellence, 7 Steps to Building a Rock Solid Resilient Enterprise, and Presenting to the Board: How to Be a Highly Successful Presenter.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Crozet, VA

The 2018 Public Safety UAS Conference is intended for law enforcement, public safety, search and rescue, emergency services, and disaster relief professionals who are integrating, utilizing, or in the process of adopting drones as part of their operations. This three-day conference includes a series of workshops, breakout sessions, networking events, and disaster and response scenario demonstrations and trainings.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Orlando, FL

IWCE is premier annual event for communications technology professionals. This conference brings everything together in one place for a chance to connect with peers, see the newest products and services, and attend educational sessions taught by industry leaders on the latest topics. Attendees represent a diverse group of professionals from the government/military, public safety, utility, transportation, and business enterprise sectors.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

Israeli Security Model seminar sessions provide an overview of Israel’s security threats and mitigation methods, with emphasis on the protection of critical infrastructure and key assets, emergency preparedness and response, and innovations in (and use of) security technology. Attendees acquire concrete methods for adopting strategies they have learned.

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Event Date(s): to Location: London, United Kingdom

Leaders from pharmaceutical companies, academia, and the wider scientific community, together with regulatory agencies and public-private partnerships, gather to discuss the growing threat of antibiotic resistance. Learn about various strategies to support antimicrobial resistance research and development, evaluate the latest scientific advancements for tackling antimicrobial resistance, consider potential novel candidates and alternatives to antimicrobials, and more.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Madrid, Spain

The World Border Security Congress is a multijurisdictional transnational platform where the border protection, management, and security industry policy makers and practitioners convene to discuss international challenges for border protection. The congress discusses and debates policies, implementation issues, and challenges, as well as new and developing technologies that contribute to safe and secure border and migration management.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Hot Springs, VA

The Virginia Emergency Management Symposium provides a forum to discuss current trends and topics and share information about the latest tools and technology in emergency management and homeland security. Sessions encourage stakeholders at all levels of government, the private sector, public health, and related professions to exchange ideas.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Norfolk, VA

The Sixth Annual Maritime Security 2018 East provides participants from federal, state, and local agencies, ports, critical infrastructure, and private industry an opportunity to learn and collaborate across different perspectives, jurisdictions, and borders. In addition to the conference sessions and exhibition, workshops provide education on topics critical to maritime professionals.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Las Vegas, NV

The 2018 Disaster Resilience Conference focuses on relative and modern topics in disaster management. This year’s theme “Creating Connections – Overcome Challenges…Together” covers topics including creating your disaster plan, cybersecurity, active shooter, natural disasters, data back-up and recovery, incident management, continuity planning, and risk management.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Montour Falls, NY

The Hazardous Materials Seminar brings New York’s hazmat responders together to participate in a weekend of learning. Speakers from across the country deliver presentations on current topics of interest as well as the newest developments in the field. Attendees have opportunities to network with their peers, exchanging information and experiences.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Lake Buena Vista, FL

This 14th annual Emergency Preparedness Conference highlights responses to real-life disasters and threats and features Joint Commission experts to help break down related accreditation standards. This two-day intensive event offers learning and networking opportunities for: chief compliance, operating, nursing, and medical officers; as well as for facility, emergency management, risk, and supply chain managers.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Indianapolis, IN

FDIC (Fire Department Instructors Conference) 2018 is the premier conference and exhibition for the fire industry. With the largest gathering of decision-makers, trainers, and experts, as well as manufacturers and suppliers, FDIC serves as a spearhead for networking, relationship development, and future revenue growth.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Providence, RI

The National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) Conference is unique in that it brings together volunteers, practitioners, and experts across the disaster relief sector. Professionals and volunteers in the emergency management field come to share their experiences, new concepts, and develop whole community solutions to build more resilient communities.  

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Event Date(s): to Location: Grand Rapids, MI

The 19th Annual Great Lakes Homeland Security Training Conference and Expo brings stakeholders together for training, demonstrations, and networking relevant to existing homeland security issues and initiatives. The primary objectives of the conference are to raise awareness with regard to terrorist threats, mitigation strategies, and response capabilities necessary to protect Michigan citizens.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Providence, RI

SAVE THE DATE for the National Association of State EMS Officials (NASEMSO) 2018 Spring Meeting.

 

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Event Date(s): to Location: Baltimore, MD

The International Association of Fire Chief’s (IAFC) Hazmat Conference is a four-day event offering hands-on training across a range of essential topics, including: biothreat response and sample collection, incident management, chemical and physical properties of hazardous materials, and management of commercial explosive incidents. Training provides valuable information to successfully meet the demands of a hazardous material response.

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Event Date(s): to Location: New Orleans, LA

This conference offers seminars and workshops covering all aspects of the duties and responsibilities for sheriffs’ offices, including but not limited to: law enforcement, jail operations, service of process, transportation of prisoners, as well as court and judicial security. The exhibit hall includes a diverse group ranging from weapons, universities, electronics, vehicles, clothing, commissary, forensics, government agencies, and more.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Phoenix, AZ

The Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) will convene the world's largest and most comprehensive floodplain management conference for local, state, and federal officials, industry leaders, consultants, and other interested parties. The theme will be "Managing Floods Where the Mountains Meets the Desert."

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Event Date(s): to Location: Multiple locations

Every June since 1933, more than 40,000 hams throughout North America set up temporary transmitting stations in public places to demonstrate ham radio's science, skill, and service to communities and the nation. It combines public service, emergency preparedness, community outreach, and technical skills all in a single event. 

 

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Event Date(s): to Location: Washington, D.C.

The Security Industry Association (SIA) GovSummit focuses on how government leverages security technologies to drive success across a wide spectrum of missions. SIA's government summit examines emerging policy trends, technology needs of the government and changes in the risk environment that shape development of products and advanced systems integration to meet evolving security challenges.

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Event Date(s): to Location: New York, NY

The National Homeland Security Conference provides a direct bridge to connect and share best practices among those charged with keeping the nation safe. The conference brings together over 1,000 attendees from the homeland security and emergency management disciplines, representing local, state, and federal governments, as well as the military and private sector.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Las Vegas, NV

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International Annual Conference & Expo is for public safety communications officials, from frontline telecommunicators to communication center managers to public safety communications equipment and services vendors. APCO 2017 offers four days of educational sessions, committee meetings, and special events, paired with two full days of exhibits.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Dallas, TX

The Crimes Against Children Conference provides practical and interactive instruction to those fighting crimes against children and helping children heal. The conference is conducted to provide training to those employed by government or nonprofit agencies in the fields of law enforcement, child protective services, social work, children's advocacy, therapy, and medicine, who work directly with child victims of crime.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Berlin, Germany

The SPIE Security + Defence conference crosses the divide between fundamental optical science and the application of the underpinning technologies in advanced defense and security systems. Interact with fellow engineers, scientists, program managers and policy makers on the latest developments in sensing, data and signal analysis, quantum science, optical technologies, and funding programs. 

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Event Date(s): to Location: New Orleans, LA

RES/CON New Orleans (formerly the International Disaster Conference and Expo) focuses on the practice of successful resilience and disaster management in an evolving global environment. This conference facilitates thought leadership and innovation, which spans multiple sectors and promotes public-private collaboration for addressing disaster and resilience challenges.

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