Call for Presentations: 2017 Colorado Emergency Management Conference

2017 Colorado Emergency Management Conference

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 Call for Presentations

  • Submissions due by November 1, 2016
  • Conference Dates: February 28-March 2, 2017
  • Conference Location:  Hotel Elegante, Colorado Springs, CO 80906

General Information

The Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHSEM) and the Colorado Emergency Managers Association (CEMA) are accepting proposals for the 2017 Colorado Emergency Management Conference (CEMC). This year’s theme is:“Forces of Change: Reflecting on the Past, Focusing on the Future”.

There will be four concurrent tracks composed of 60 minute sessions.


Topics of Interest:

The Conference Committee is interested in proposals that fit within the following categories. Creativity and innovation in topics and presentation styles is always welcome.
  • Emerging Trends
  • Systems and Technology
  • Leadership
  • Planning, Training and Exercise
  • Innovation
  • Whole Community
  • Best Practices
  • Partnerships and Collaboration
  • Five Phases of Emergency Management
  • Policy and Advocacy


Speaker Notifications

Speakers will be notified by December 15, 2016 as to whether or not their submission was accepted.


Submission Instructions

Please use the following link to submit a presentation idea:


Presenter Registration

Registration fees will be reduced for presenters who attend the entire conference. Presenters choosing to attend the day of their presentation will have the daily registration fee waived and will be provided with lunch (up to four presenters per session total).



If you have any questions or issues please email