Oklahoma Emergency Management Conference
Register to attend the 2018 Oklahoma Emergency Management Conference & Training Day!
The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management (OEM) and Oklahoma Emergency Management Association (OEMA) have teamed up once again to provide the Oklahoma Emergency Management Conference on August 12-16 with Training Days on August 12 & 13 and conference sessions on August 14-16. The conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Norman, located at 2501 Conference Drive. While work continues to finalize the conference agenda, it’s already sizing up to be an outstanding training opportunity for the emergency management community.
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Register for the conference AND/OR training day at:
Registration for both conference and training day is included on the same form. Please be sure to select the correct boxes to indicate which events you will be attending. A list of training day classes is included below. If you wish to attend conference but not training day or vice versa, please indicate that on the form by checking “yes” or “no” on those sections.
The Oklahoma Emergency Management Conference will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Norman, located at 2501 Conference Drive
ALL reservations must be made by July 21. Reservations may be made via credit card by calling the hotel at (866) 577-1273 and providing the group code OEM. You may also reserve a room using a purchase order.
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel, including sleeping rooms. Please note that the hotel will place a hold on your credit or debit card for incidentals when you check in, as is common with most hotels.
TRAINING DAY SCHEDULE*
OEMA is offering a limited number of two-day classes again this year at Training Day. These classes will be provided at the conference hotel or the National Weather Center on Sunday, August 12 and Monday, August 13.
Two-Day Training – Sunday, August 12 & Monday, August 13
9 a.m. To 5 p.m. Sunday – Monday
- New Emergency Manager Orientation (NEMO)
- G.557 Rapid Needs Assessment
- G.205 Recovery from Disaster, the Local Government Role
Monday, August 13
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. G.272 Warning Coordination
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. BNSF Railroad Training
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Heavy Equipment Task Force
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. FMAG and Recovery Documentation
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. AWR 135 Promoting Community Cyber Security
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. OK-FIRE (at the National Weather Center in Norman)
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. OK-First Refresher (at the National Weather Center in Norman. External registration available at http://learn.mesonet.org.)
Registration for all classes except OK-First Refresher is part of the conference registration form. OK-First registration is available at http://learn.mesonet.org.
Tuesday, August 14
Registration – 8:00 a.m.
Conference – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 15
Conference – 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Offsite Awards Dinner – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 16
Conference – 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES
In order to cover expenses not paid for by OEM, OEMA, exhibitors and sponsors, the Oklahoma Emergency Management Association is charging a conference registration fee of $50 through July 21 and $100 after July 21, which will be collected at the conference. This fee will be waived for the first 100 local emergency managers (or their designee) who register for the conference (only one per jurisdiction). There is no registration fee to attend Training Day. For questions regarding registration fees, please email OEMA Treasurer Glynadee Edwards, firstname.lastname@example.org directly.