CO Emergency Management Conference Opening Ceremony: #CEMC13

The 2013 Colorado Emergency Management Conference opens today at 10 a.m. in Loveland.  There will be more than 300 local, state and federal emergency managers and first responders attending the three day conference.   The conference is sponsored by the Colorado Emergency Management Association and the Colorado Office of Emergency Management.

Opening Ceremony Schedule

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Master of Ceremonies

Mike Gavin, Emergency Manager, City of Ft. Collins

Opening Ceremony

Colorado National Guard - Presentation of Colors
Rebekka McCaleb - Star Spangled Banner
Cecil Gutierrez, Mayor of Loveland
Bill Cahill, City Manager of Loveland

Colorado Opening Comments

Senator Mark Udall (via video)
Kevin Klein, Director, Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Dave Hard, Director, Colorado Office of Emergency Management

Incident Roundatable

Waldo Canyon and High Park Fires
Bret Waters, Emergency Manager, City of Colorado Springs
Tony Simons, Emergency Services Specialist, Larimer County Sheriff Office

The conference is taking place at the Embassy Suites Hotel & Conference Center in Loveland, Colorado.