Digital Pass to the IAEM 2016 Annual Conference

Participation in IAEM’s conference via digital pass earns a maximum of 11 contact hours toward the IAEM Certified Emergency Manager/Associate Emergency Manager programs under Training OR Professional Contribution – Category B) Professional Conference Attendance.

IF YOU ATTENDED THE IAEM 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE* OR PURCHASED THE DIGITAL PASS go here to access the live stream and recorded videos.

*Only the following registration types received the Digital Pass complimentary with their registration to the IAEM Annual Conference, full or basic registration, booth personnel, IAEM-USA past president, speaker, student and student scholarship recipients registrants.

All registrants will receive an email with password information. If you have not received an email, please contact Dawn Shiley at


View Highlights from the IAEM-USA 2015 Annual Conference Live Stream

*Conference attendees who registered at the full or basic registration type as well as booth personnel, IAEM-USA past president, speaker, student, and student scholarship recipient registrants, received a complimentary digital pass and do not need to separately purchase the pass.

Sessions Included in the Digital Pass
Title Speaker(s) Date/Time Recording 
Keynote Speaker – W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency Monday, October 17th, 9:15 AM – 9:45 AM live stream and recorded
Keynote Speaker – Lee Feldman, President-Elect of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the City Manager for the City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida Monday, October 17th, 9:45 AM – 10:15 AM live stream and recorded
Successful Collaborative Practices in Whole Community Planning Efforts in Today’s Complex World Kathryn Gerk, CEM, Emer. Svcs. Mgr., Office of Emer. Svcs., Richmond Fire, Dept.
Vance Taylor, Chief, Office of Access & Functional Needs, CA Governor’s Office of Emer. Svcs.
Vicky Davidson, M.Ed., Exec. Dir., MO Development Disabilities Council
Marcie Roth, Director, Office of Disability Integration & Coordination, DHS/FEMA
Brian Nestler, AEM, Treasurer & Marketing Coordinator, IAEM-Global Student Council
Susamma Seeley, MPA, CEM, Chairperson, IAEM Conference Committee
Monday, October 17th, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM recorded
Lunch Speaker- Avish Parashar Monday, October 17th, 12:15pm – 1:45pm, live stream starts at approx. 12:45pm after the awards, lunch starts at 12:15pm Due to technical difficulties, this recording is not available.
You’re Too Emotional: How We Turned Empathy into Our Secret Weapon
Savannah Martin, Sr. Emergency Mgt. Specialist, Ofc. of Emergency Mgt., City of Garland
Mollie Rivas, Emergency Mgt. Coordinator, Ofc. of Emergency Mgt., City of Garland
Monday, October 17th, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM recorded
The Roles of Emergency Managers in Community-Based Business Continuity Planning Brenda Phillips, Ph.D., Assoc. Dean and Prof. of Sociology, Ohio University Chillicothe Tuesday, October 18th, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM recorded
IAEM presents EMvision Talks Tuesday, October 18th, 10:35 AM – 11:45 AM live stream and recorded
Technology for a Complex World: Where We Are, Where We’re Going Sarah Miller, CEM, MPA, Consultant, S.K. Miller Consulting
Eric Kant, CEO/Founder, Homeland Security, Kant Consulting Group
Marcus Deyerin, CEM, MEP, Training and Exercise Coordinator, King Co. Office of Emer. Mgt.
Tuesday, October 18th, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM recorded
EM Identity and Return on Investment: A Dialogue to Address an Urgent Need Jessica Jensen, Ph.D., Assoc. Prof., Dept. of Emer. Mgt., North Dakota State Univ. Tuesday, October 18th, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM recorded
Game of Drones: Operating Drones in a Complex Emergency Management Environment Michael Brown, President, One World One Way, Inc. Wednesday, October 19th, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM recorded
General Session – Leonard Marcus, Ph.D., National Preparedness Leadership Initiative Wednesday, October 19th, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Live stream only
Avoiding the Shelf: Emergency Plans that Work Amy Ramirez, CEM, Risk Mgt. Project Mgr., Bay Area Urban Area Security Initiative
Edie Schaffer, JD, CEM, Emergency Planner, Div. of Emer. Svcs., San Francisco Dept. of Emer. Mgt.
Wednesday, October 19th, 1:45 PM – 2:45 PM recorded
Nanotechnology and Emergency Response – Don’t Be Afraid… Be Aware Jeffrey Leifel, CEM, MEP, EMR, EM Specialist Project Mgr., National Security Program, DOE/ORAU
Gregory Nichols, MPH, CPH, Science and Tech. Advisor, Homeland Defense & Security Information Analysis Center
Wednesday, October 19th, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM recorded