VEMS Session Presentations

All available presentations have been posted.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 


GS 2       Commonwealth of Virginia Emergency Management, Homeland Security, and Resilience:  Emerging Issues and Concepts

GS3        Team Rubicon

A1           Avian Flu Discussion Panel

A2           Legal Concerns

A3           FAC or Fiction- the reality of IHEs or localities to open and operate a Family Assistance Center (FAC) without state support || supporting document

A4           Integrating Unmanned Aerial Systems into Emergency Response Operations

A5           How to Respond  to an Active Shooter Event- OEM Arlington Co.

B1           VDEM Overview/ New Emergency Managers

B2           Special Event Incident Action Planning

B3           When Is Your Team-A-TEAM?

B4           Patient Tracking, so what?

B5           Exploring the Possibilities of solving your jurisdiction’s High Risk/ Low Frequency incident.  Picking the right tool for the right job!


Thursday, March 31, 2016

GS4        Large Events in VA: highlighting the World Police and Games  & UCI Bike Race

GS5        FEMA Region III and Virginia – Policy, Program, & Issues Update

GS6        Building Partnerships and Bridges Between Sectors of Emergency Management || Fact Sheet 1 || Fact Sheet 2 || Fact Sheet 3

C1           Including People with Disabilities in Exercises: A Look at Anchorage, AK’s Overnight Shelter Exercise

C2           Improving Long-term Care Resiliency through Mutual Aid and Coalition Planning

C3           Situational Awareness:  What the Science Says

C4           Insights into the Post Disaster Recovery Planning Process

C5           Marketing Your Exercises: How to Engage Internal and External Constituents

D1           NWS Townhall Meeting

D2           How to COOP with the best of them || Supporting document

D3           WebEOC 8.0 WebFusion

D4           Sheltering and Facilitating Housing Stock Recovery Following a Catastrophic Storm

D5           Bringing HOPE to Your Community: How comfort dogs can brighten your worst days


Friday, April 1, 2016 

GS7        Legislative Update

GS8        National Hurricane Center’s new tools and forecast for the 2016 season

GS9- Keynote       Leadership During Crisis

GS10      Lessons Learned from Virginia's Recent Weather Incidents