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October 30 – 2:15-3:30 p.m. (Pacific)

Revolutionary Technology to Transform the Disaster Space”

FEMA Think Tank (visit website), hosted by IAEM
Reno, NV  |  Call-In: 877-604-9670, Passcode: 6288892
Richard Serino, FEMA Deputy Administrator
John Price, DHS Science and Technology Program Manager
Dr. Ken Goldberg, Professor at University of California at Berkley
Dr. Robin R. Murphy, Professor at Texas A&M University

The event will provide the opportunity to listen, ask questions, and gain perspective as panelists share their stories on how they how they use innovative response technology to revolutionize disaster operations, with a particular focus on rescue robots that range from bomb detection to heartbeat detection. We encourage you to Tweet during the call using #femathinktank.

October 25-30

IAEM-USA 61st Annual Conference & EMEX 2013 (visit event website)
Reno, NV

The IAEM Annual Conference – featuring speakers, conference sessions, and an Expo – provides a forum to discuss current trends and topics, share information about the latest tools and technology in emergency management and homeland security, and advance the work of IAEM.  The conference encourages 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.


November 20-22

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) Annual Conference (visit event website)
Lake Buena Vista, FL

The FLASH Conference gathers the Mitigation Movement’s thought leaders, policy makers and subject matter experts to explore best practices, lessons learned and innovations from leaders of the movement.



May 12-15, 2014

2014 National VOAD Conference (visit event website)
Indianapolis, IN

The National VOAD Conference – featuring presentations, specialty tracks, exhibits, and annual awards – gathers emergency management professionals ranging from federal, state, and local governments to nonprofits, voluntary agencies, corporations, and academic institutions.


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11/21/2013 - 09:54