FEMA Weekly EMI e-Forums for March


EMI e-Forums are 1-hour, moderated, webinar discussion forums that provide an opportunity for EMI and the emergency management community to discuss matters of interest on national preparedness training. EMI e-Forums facilitate a discussion of whole community-presented best practices. The panel members are whole community, with topics relevant to whole community. These exchange of ideas are free of charge and available to anyone who wishes to participate. March topics will include:

3/6 - Applying to Become a FEMA Reservist in the Training Cadre

3/13 - Chat with EMI Deputy Superintendent Mike Sharon

3/20 - Women’s History Month 2019: Celebrating Contributions of Women to the Field of Emergency Management

3/27 - Tribal Training Partnerships in Arizona

Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) Conference


(3/19/19-3/23/19, Portland, OR)

The Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) conference is March 19-23 in the downtown Portland Hilton hotel, and a free locals day program will be held on March 19th. There will be many interesting sessions, including:

Creating Disaster Resilience in Portland: Organizing for the Cascadia Quake

Engaging the Whole Neighborhood: Enhancing Disaster Preparation in Portland, Oregon

ICS-400 Advanced ICS Command and General Staff - Complex Incidents


Oregon Wing Civil Air Patrol is offering a special weekend opportunity to attend the ICS 400 Course (Advanced ICS Command and General Staff-Complex Incidents) at its Aurora Airport Operations Center on March 9-10, 2019. This is an exceptional opportunity for those who are unable to attend a course during the normal workweek. Special emphasis will be given to the role of volunteer agencies in disaster operations. Prerequisite: IS-300, Cost: $5.00 per person. Pre-register by sending an email to l.rosenberg@orwg.cap.gov.