Conference

Upcoming conferences and events: 

Hazardous Materials Conference
September 15 -18, 2015
Virginia Beach


Past events:

  • V400: 2014 Coordinator’s Briefings
  • The Coordinator’s Briefings are an annual opportunity for VDEM to provide the latest information on state and federal policy and procedures regarding activities for local emergency management personnel, and to collect feedback from local emergency management personnel. 
  • 2013 Virginia Hazardous Materials Conference and Expo September 16 - 20, 2013

Sponsored by Virginia Association of Hazardous Materials Response Specialists and Virginia Department of Emergency Management
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451

The Coordinator’s Briefings are an annual opportunity for VDEM to provide the latest information on state and federal policy and procedures regarding activities for local emergency management personnel. Jurisdictions receiving EMPG funding are required to attend. VDEM encourages participants to use official vehicles for travel and attend the closest Coordinator’s Briefing as a one-day commute. Where necessary, VDEM will provide lodging reimbursement for each jurisdiction’s Director and Coordinator of Emergency Management (maximum two per jurisdiction) or their designated representative(s). Authorized personnel will be reimbursed for lodging if you travel more than 70 miles to the briefing site.  briefing begins at 9 a.m. for each session. Pre-enrollment is required. Read more

2012 Virginia Emergency Management Symposium, was held on March 28 – 30, 2012

The 2011 Virginia Hazardous Materials Conference was held on October 17-21, 2011.