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69th Annual IAEM-USA Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Oct. 15-22, 2021

Posted on Feb. 1, 2021

Call for Speakers for breakout sessions

The call for breakout speakers at the IAEM 69th Annual Conference & EMEX is now open! The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) seeks applications from emergency management professionals interested in presenting. This year’s theme is: IAEM 2021 – Looking Back to Look Ahead. To see the webinar from IAEM on producing a successful speaker proposal, go to

If you have a story or a topic that you feel should be heard, we encourage you to submit a proposal before the deadline at 11:59:59 p.m. CST, Friday, Feb. 19, 2021. Complete information on breakout speaker proposals is available on the IAEM Annual Conference website here.

Event Information:

Oct. 15-22, 2021 (Breakout Sessions: Oct. 18-20, 2021)

DeVos Place Convention Center

303 Monroe Ave NW

Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

Step-by-step instructions, the breakout focus areas, and a list of all the required fields in the submission form are found in the Speaker Guidance. View the recording from the webinar "Tips for a Successful Speaker Proposal" here.

If you have any questions, please contact IAEM Conference Manager, Julie Husk at