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12th Annual Homeland Defense/Security Education Summit (2019)

Monterey Conference Center 1 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA

The theme "Public Interest Security: Leveraging Education to Connect Policy and Operations with American Perspectives of Homeland Security" produced a number of diverse discussion topics by focusing on two specific research presentation tracks: Border Issues and Technology and Influence Operations.

23rd Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Symposium (2021)

Virtual CA

Untangling Unprecedented Uncertainty: What Emergency Management Leaders and Educators Need to Know

Panels and Presentations from the 2021 Symposium

Day 1: Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Day 2: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Day 3: Thursday, June 10, 2021

FEMA Higher Education Program: HBCU Engagement Meeting

The HiEd mission is to engage academia, including faculty and students, emergency management professional organizations, and practitioners to work together to foster a culture of continuous learning and innovation.

To further this mission, FEMA’s HiEd Program conducted an engagement meeting with executives representing FEMA, DHS, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) September 15-16, 2021 in Atlanta, GA. Day one was hosted by FEMA Region 4 and Day two was hosted by Clark Atlanta University. Topics of discussion included efforts to establish and sustain emergency management programs at HBCUs, potential FEMA and DHS resources, and a process for continued engagement.

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14th Annual Homeland Defense/Security Education Summit (2021)

Monterey Conference Center 1 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA

Participants will discuss a wide range of topics related to the theme “Educating Future Homeland Security Leaders During an Era of Uncertainty: Turning Challenges into Opportunities.”

24th Annual Emergency Management Higher Education Symposium (2022)

Coming Together to Chart a New Path: Empowering the Higher Education Community to Create Transformational Change

The Symposium offers an opportunity to network, gain exposure to successful academic programs and research, and learn about new resources, teaching approaches, and methodologies. Sessions aim to connect educators, practitioners, and researchers.

Symposium tracks:

  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) in Emergency Management
  • Research Methodology and Integration
  • Policy and Administration of Emergency Management
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Find materials from the 23rd annual symposium (2021)

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