IAEMSC Announces 2014 Leadership Summit Agenda

Washington, DC:  The International Association of Emergency Medical Services Chiefs (IAEMSC) has announced the agenda for its annual Leadership Summit – EMS at a Crossroads – Leading Our Future.  The IAEMSC EMS Leadership Summit will be held December 5-8, 2014, at the Embassy Suites-Convention Center in Washington, DC.

The Leadership Summit targets middle, senior, and aspiring leaders in emergency medical services (EMS), and includes attendees from across the United States in addition to representatives from the international EMS community.

“The annual EMS Leadership Summit is an important part of the IAEMSC mission to support, promote and advance the leadership of EMS response entities and to advocate for the EMS profession,” said James Robinson, President of the IAEMSC.  “The Summit provides a unique opportunity for EMS leaders to network and collaborate on the critical issues to the profession.”

The IAEMSC Summit will include briefings from key federal officials and subject matter experts on community preparedness and response, legal and legislative issues, and national preparedness policy. The program includes: FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate, Dr. Kathryn Brinsfield, Acting Asst. Secretary/Chief Medical Officer, Homeland Security,  ASPR Principal Dep. Asst. Secretary Edward Gabriel, Dr. Alex Isakov, Emory University School of Medicine.  Additionally, a special briefing: A Multifaceted Review of the Navy Yard Active Shooter Incident will be presented.

For more information, including online registration for the Summit and hotel accommodations are available at the IAEMSC web site located at www.iaemsc.org.

About the IAEMSC
The IAEMSC is a professional organization comprised of leaders from both career and volunteer EMS organizations from throughout the world. These EMS professionals are committed to improving the delivery of pre-hospital emergency medical care, as well as supporting the needs of patients, and providers. The organization is committed to mentoring future leaders, and advocating for all EMS systems. 

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