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2020 National Preparedness Symposium

PLEASE NOTE: THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE IN EMMITSBURG, MARYLAND WILL HOST THE 2020 SYMPOSIUM

Course Dates:

May 19-21, 2020

Travel Dates:

Travel days are Monday, May 18, and Friday, May 22.

Course Length:

This Symposium is 3 full days.

Location:

Emergency Management Institute (EMI)
National Emergency Training Center (NETC)
16825 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727

Course Description:

EMI will host the 2020 National Preparedness Symposium in May, in Emmitsburg, Maryland

The annual event provides attendees the latest information about state, local, tribal and territory preparedness offerings across FEMA and those of its domestic preparedness training partners. The event also provides a forum for attendees to share best practices and case studies related to the training of SLTT responders and emergency managers.

The agenda for the 2020 Symposium is still being developed, but it will include a number of large-group lectures and smaller, focused breakout sessions.

As in year’s past, participation will be limited to:

  • State and territorial emergency management training and exercise officers;
  • State administrative agency training and exercise points of contact;
  • Tribal emergency managers and training and exercise staff;
  • FEMA National Preparedness Directorate staff,
  • National Training and Education Division staff,
  • Regional Training Managers and Exercise Officers and regional training and exercise staff;
  • Federal Preparedness Coordinators and their deputies;
  • and representatives of FEMA training partners such as the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium and Rural Domestic Preparedness Consortium.

ENROLLMENT DEADLINE

Enrollment closes April 6, 2020; 6-weeks prior to the Symposium start date. For more enrollment information, please contact the NETC Office of Admissions at netcadmissions@fema.dhs.gov.

Symposium Point of Contact:

For additional information or comments, contact the course manager, EMI Preparedness Branch by email at fema-emi-preparedness@fema.dhs.gov.

 
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