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2016 Conference

2016 Conference

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), in conjunction with the International Association of Emergency Managers, the Rhode Island Association of Emergency Managers (RIAEM), and the Community College of Rhode Island’s (CCRI) Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program, will be hosting the two-day Annual Preparedness Conference on August 10, 2016, through August 11, 2016, at CCRI’s Knight Campus.

This all-encompassing Preparedness Conference will address multiple emergency management-related topics. The theme of this year’s conference is “Be Rhody Ready.” The conference will consist of knowledgeable speakers, insightful training opportunities, forums in which attendees will be given the chance to speak one-on-one with subject matter experts, live demonstrations, and exhibitors throughout the two-day event.

To view the current 2016 Preparedness Conference agenda click here.

Registration

Registration

For Attendees:

For those interested in attending the 2016 Annual Preparedness Conference please contact the Preparedness Conference administrator at 401-462-7102 or click here to send an email.

Please note that the conference is invite-only and is geared for emergency managers, municipalities, and relative state agencies and non-governmental organizations.

For Exhibitors:

Interested in becoming an exhibitor for the 2016 Annual Preparedness Conference? Click here to register now!

Please note that the conference is a two-day day event and will start at 8:30 AM and end at 4:30 PM each day. Exhibitors must arrive to setup their display booths by 7:45 AM.

2016 Rhode Island Preparedness Conference Exhibitor Registration Letter

As space is limited for exhibitors, please notify us in as much advance as possible for cancellations.

The deadline to register as a conference exhibitor is June 27. For more information contact RIEMA at (401) 946-9996.

Lodging

Lodging

2016 RI Conference Lodging

While lodging is covered by attendees, the letter above highlights group rates, locations, and alternate suggestions around the conference venue.

Click here to register for a room at the Hampton Inn Suites at the Providence Warwick Airport

Past Conferences

2015 Conference Overview

The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) in conjunction with the Rhode Island Association of Emergency Managers (RIAEM) and the Community College of Rhode Island’s (CCRI) Emergency Management and Homeland Security Program hosted its two-day Annual Preparedness Conference on August 25, 2015 through August 26, 2015 at CCRI’s Knight Campus.

This all-encompassing Preparedness Conference addressed multiple emergency management-related topics. The theme of this year’s conference was “Be Rhody Ready: An All-Hazards Approach to Community Preparedness.” The conference consisted of knowledgeable speakers, insightful training opportunities, forums in which attendees will be given the chance to speak one-on-one with subject matter experts, and exhibitors throughout the two-day event.

2015 Conference Presentations

Keynote Speakers

Day 1 Training Opportunities

Day 2 Break Out Sessions

Preparedness
Planning
Mitigation
Response
Recovery
Business Continuity Dam Safety & Plans Climate Adaptation & Resilience Disaster Response Team Capabilities Commodities Distribution
Critical Infrastructure & Key Resources The EMAP Expedition: How Programs Gain Accreditation Community Rating System: Overview, Trends, & Best Practices Duties & Activities of the RIDEM Office of Emergency Response Community Emergency Response Teams
Cybersecurity ICS in the Private Sector: Collaborative Resilience Floodplain Management Techniques First Responder Damage Assessment Public Assistance
Department of Homeland Security Grants Protecting the Past - RI: We're All in This Together Local Mitigation Success Stories Realities of New England Hurricanes RI Shelter Plan
Social Media in Emergency Management   Mitigation Grant Programs Request for Assistance RIVOAD 101


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