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Event Date(s): to Location: Sendai, Japan

IDRC 2017 promotes the implementation of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction process and covers different risk and disaster areas and crosscutting themes such as resilience, urban risks, mega-catastrophes, sustainable development, climate change adaptation, underlying risks, and more.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Long Beach, CA

PORTCON is an opportunity for port authorities, marine terminal operators, and their supply chain partners to learn about how others are meeting the current challenges in the industry, what leaders see as the next steps, as well as the emerging solutions for an efficient, productive industry. Attendees have access to speaker presentations and panels, solution providers, and peer networking.

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Event Date(s): to Location: San Diego, CA

The National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference (NHCPC) is expanding opportunities for learning about the implementation of healthcare coalitions and coalition activities within communities. While the NHCPC supports coalitions attempting to meet federal grant program requirements, the conference is independent and exists for coalitions, by coalitions.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Webinar

This U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) webinar addresses challenging issues faced by fire and emergency service leadership and provides an overview showing how the nation’s fire and emergency service community could have limited capacity and capability to maintain and administer a sustained response to catastrophic events.

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Event Date(s): to Location: San Diego, CA

The All-Hazards Incident Management Teams Association (AHIMTA) annual symposium is designed to provide leadership and education to IMTs and their members. AHIMTA promotes, supports, and enhances the profession of incident management by establishing standards and promoting the cooperation of federal, state, local, and tribal agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and the private sector in all phases of incident management.

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

CIPRNA’s unique two-track conference program delivers a leading line-up of international experts to discuss securing U.S. critical infrastructure, from both physical and cyber perspectives. The conference provides enhanced opportunities for discussions in combined plenary sessions, as well as focused discussions within each discipline in individual tracks.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Gulfport, MS

The National Alliance of State Animal and Agricultural Emergency Programs (NASAAEP) Summit is one of the country’s premiere conferences for responders to animals in disasters and provides a forum for personnel and organizations working on emergency management of pets and livestock to meet, network, obtain the latest technical information and develop a shared vision.

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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 cyber risk 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 impact 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: 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: 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: 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

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: 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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