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2019 All-Hazards Emergency Management Conference

JUNE 18 & 19, 2019
8:00AM – 4:30PM (daily)

Check In Opens at 7:00AM

Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel
181 Boston Post Rd West, Marlborough, MA 01752
Parking is Free

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency is pleased to announce the two-day 2019 Massachusetts All Hazards Emergency Preparedness Conference! Join more than 600 local, state, federal, private and non-profit sector emergency management and public safety professionals for two days of education, networking, discussion, and information sharing.

The intended audience for this event includes local, county, state, and federal Emergency Management, Fire and EMS, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Public Safety, Public Health, Public Works, Government Administration and Elected Officials, Higher Education, Healthcare, Planners, Non-Governmental Organizations, Private Industry, and related partners.

The conference will offer interactive presentations as well as plenary, panel and break-out sessions with experts in emergency management, disaster response, terrorism, climatology, environmental protection, and more to showcase and share model practices, tools and technologies, and lessons learned.  More than 30 breakout sessions will be offered, in addition to the following:

Featured Speakers

  • Hon. Peter T. Gaynor, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Timothy A. Gallagher, Special Agent in Charge (Ret.), Managing Director, Kroll, Duff & Phelps
  • Ken Graham, Director, National Hurricane Center

Featured Panels

  • Merrimack Valley Gas Incident Response
  • Climate Change and Massachusetts
  • Drones in Emergency Management

Featured Presentations

  • Fentanyl Awareness and Response
  • GIS and Emergency Preparedness
  • Pre-Disaster Debris Planning

There is no cost to attend the conference. Registration is now closed for the conference.

For registration assistance, accommodations (including dietary), or conference-related questions, please contact MEMA’s Training and Exercise Unit at or 508-820-2028.

Additional Resources for

2018 Hurricane Preparedness Webinars

In May 2018, MEMA partnered with FEMA and the National Weather Service to offer Hurricane Preparedness Webinars.  These webinars contained information to help public safety partners prepare for the 2018 hurricane season.

2018 MEMA Hurricane Preparedness Webinar Slides

2018 MEMA Hurricane Webinar Recording