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Event Date(s): to Location: Spokane, WA

 The 2018 5th Annual National Tribal Emergency Management Conference is the largest gathering of tribal disaster preparedness, recovery, hazard mitigation, and homeland security professionals in the nation. Please join in working with tribal nations to build and equip a more prepared and resilient future. 

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Event Date(s): to Location: Crystal City, VA

The Counter-UAS Summit will provides a forum for military leaders, program executive officers, industry executives, academics, and researchers from across the United States to share and discuss both theoretical and practical knowledge of advanced UAS technology, including counter-UAS applications of recent breakthroughs in EW measures, countering autonomous UAS, and drone swarms.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Sacramento, CA

The Continuing Challenge is the largest gathering of hazardous materials emergency responders in the nation. Attendees are provided with the most recent information available to develop and enhance skills critical to ensure a safe and effective response. The workshop provides a forum to relate problems and experiences, and to achieve solutions to challenges in participant’s communities.

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

The AIDF Global Summit strives to enable better response during crises and catastrophes by improving effectiveness, cost-efficiency, and sustainability of aid operations. This year’s program expands its scope beyond disaster relief and looks into emerging global challenges, innovations, and opportunities in international aid and development sectors. It continues to focus on best practices in humanitarian logistics, emergency communications, supply chain, procurement, partnerships and financing of aid programs.

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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 York, NY

This summit brings together an audience ranging from directors of security agencies, directors of operations, directors of information technology, heads of acquisition, chiefs, directors of policy, biometric program managers, elected officials, ministries of interior, industry executives, and academia from across the globe to discuss the challenges at the forefront of national and global security operations, policy, and procurements.

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

The 2nd Annual Arizona Tribal Hazardous Materials Summit provides up-to-date and relevant presentations and training courses related to hazardous materials incidents and responses within the Tribal communities in Arizona. 

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Event Date(s): to Location: Lawton, OK

The Future Indirect Fires USA Summit explores the priorities and progress for the US Army, current technologies that are maximizing the US Army's fires capabilities, the latest expeditionary and tactical fires advancements, and more.

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

The ASTHO 2018 Annual Meeting brings together public health leaders to discuss emergent issues in state and territorial public health and share best practices for creating optimal health. The theme of this year’s meeting is Building Healthy and Resilient Communities.

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Event Date(s): to Location: The Hague, Netherlands

The Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Europe conference delivers discussion and thought-provoking presentations on many of the serious critical infrastructure protection and critical information infrastructure protection issues facing the industry. This high-level conference features leading industry speakers and professionals, an exhibit showcase, and networking events and opportunities.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Toronto, Ontario

DEMCON is planned and developed by the Ontario Association of Emergency Managers in partnership with federal and provincial government agencies, nongovernmental disaster relief organizations, and emergency management professional and student associations. The conference focuses on lessons learned, new initiatives, and best practices on topics such as disaster response and recovery, community resilience, continuity of operations planning, and climate change.

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

The 2018 Public Health Law Conference includes sessions exploring law and policy pathways to improving access to health care, including protecting vulnerable populations against health risks and injury, developing protections against discriminatory practices, and strengthening efforts of local, tribal, and state public health agencies.

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

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Annual Conference and Exposition bring together dedicated professionals from federal, state, county, local, and tribal agencies for an unmatched educational program, renowned keynote speakers, community-building special events, and the largest collection of tactical equipment and technology solutions available for law enforcement.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Denver, CO

The Summit and Exchange will provide a forum for sharing state-of-the-practice information about how to include resilience practices within transportation system performance activities. Participants will share effective strategies for incorporating resilience into all aspects of their infrastructure management programs; hear real-life-examples of community collaboration, equity and cooperation initiatives; expand their professional peer network; and help create new linkages between national, statewide, local, community, and tribal organizations. 

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

The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) brings together emergency managers and disaster response professionals from government, military, private sector, and volunteer organizations around the world. The annual conference offers education, collaboration, hands-on training, and exhibits of the latest technological advances in homeland security and disaster preparedness.

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

The 13th Annual Homeland Security Week provides the necessary dialogue to help drive homeland security initiatives to protect our homeland. The conference brings together 250+ individuals ranging from DHS officials, industry executives, elected officials, and academia from across the U.S. and global stakeholders to discuss the challenges at the forefront of homeland security operations, policy, and procurements.

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

In recent years, autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) have been used more and more due to the development of advanced processing technologies, cost efficiency, and high yielding power supplies. Unmanned Maritime Systems 2018 explores the depths of this growing defense priority and shapes the discussion for the future. 

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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: Clearwater, FL

The 2018 Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) of the International Association of Fire Chiefs Symposium provides leadership training to address the unique needs of volunteer leadership within departments, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall with the tools and equipment necessary to ensure everyone on the team comes home.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Iselin, NJ

This year’s conference and exhibition explores the issue of antibacterial resistance within the world of modern medicine, novel treatments, and the development of mechanisms which circumvent current therapeutic barriers. Join AMR experts, government bodies, and industry leaders as they come together and share ideas on the latest developments in treatment and prevention.

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

SAVE THE DATE! Since the FAA updated their guidelines and removed the previous barriers that limited UAV use in commercial applications, the adoption of drones in the security industry has accelerated, with the product category growing substantially.

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

The Fall 2018 International Public Safety Association Symposium theme is centered on violent and non-violent mass casualty incidents. The symposium brings together law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services, telecommunications, emergency management, and allied emergency responders from the United States and internationally for training and networking.

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

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

This U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA ARS) symposium provides sessions covering a variety of topics including biorisk management challenges in a one health world, arthropods, high pathogen avian influenza, laboratory assessment programs and tools, and risk assessment. The symposium includes pre-symposium courses and 2.5 days of scientific presentations. Exhibits showcase the latest agricultural biosafety and biocontainment products and services.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Reno, NV

The International Association of Fire Chief’s Wildland Urban Interface conference offers hands-on training and interactive sessions designed to address the challenges of wildland fires. Attendees include those responsible for protecting local forests or educating landowners and communities about the importance of land management.

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Event Date(s): to Location: Newport News, 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 and collaborate to protect lives and property from disaster. 

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

The 2019 Volunteer and Combination Officers Section (VCOS) of the International Association of Fire Chiefs Symposium provides leadership training to address the unique needs of volunteer leadership within departments, networking opportunities, and an exhibit hall with the tools and equipment necessary to ensure everyone on the team comes home.

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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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