Center of Excellence Video Library

HSEM Video Library

Here is a collection of videos from the latest events organized by the Center of Excellence in Homeland Security-Emergency Management.

2018 Securing the Supply Chain Forum

Event Description:
This was the 4th “Securing the Supply Chain” event that brought together educators, industry and legal experts, regulators and policy leaders, students and our stakeholders to learn how the supply chain is being transformed by emerging technologies. We encourage you to review the Forum Summary and watch our Youtube video of our Forum’s Faculty Panel discussion with our moderator, Lindsey Williams, Director, CoE for Agriculture and Nature Resources.


2018 Women in Leadership Forum – Women in Politics

Event Description:
Since the 2016 election, more than 26,000 women have reached out or have launched a campaign to run for a political position. It is not just candidates. Experienced female political operatives are striking out on their own, creating new organizations independent from the party apparatus to raise money, marshal volunteers and assist candidates with everything from fundraising to figuring out how to balance childcare with campaigns. However, their goals are bigger and broader than simply shifting the balance of power in our Country. They are hoping that a wave of women pouring into public office will elevate issues that draw support from women in both parties and reshape how women think about their role in American politics.


2017 Women in HSEM Leadership Forum – Women in Technology

Event Description:
A follow-up to the 2016 Women in Leadership Forum. The theme of this year’s Forum will be on Women in Technology and will coincide with October’s Cyber-Security month. Technology is constantly changing and more women are entering into the field. The Forum will also debut the Center’s online mentoring program called Leadership Circles. The Leadership Circles will provide a space for women looking for mentors. Leadership Circles will offer secure conversations for mentors and mentees, real-time chat, stand-alone-modules for online mentoring for mentors and mentees to work through, and will even help to match mentors with the right mentees.


2016 Women in Leadership Forum – Women in Politics

Event Description:
The 2nd Annual Women in Leadership Forum welcomed over 40 women and was titled “Waves of Possibilities.” The Forum took place on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at Lakewold Gardens in Tacoma. The focus of this year’s Forum was to help women identify their strengths as leaders, identify their career goals and support their efforts to reach those goals through a variety of ways including building coach/mentor relationships.

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2015 Women in HSEM Leadership Forum

Event Description:
The Center of Excellence for Homeland Security Emergency Management hosted the 2015 Women in HSEM Leadership Forum on October 8, 2015 at Lakewold Gardens in Lakewood. The forum was a great success and provided our educators and industry partners the opportunity to come together and learn about diversity in every level of leadership. The Women in Homeland Security Forum offered leadership development, lessons learned, and industry specific mentoring about new best practices, and emerging trends that will revolutionize how Homeland Security Emergency Management (HSEM) curriculum and training are delivered.


Search and Rescue Summer Camp at Big Bend Community College

Event Description:
For one week in July thirty-one, 12-16 year olds came and tried to solve the case of the missing family! They were introduced to 5 different programs at Big Bend Community College; Unmanned Systems, Healthcare, Emergency Response, Criminal Justice and Simulation Technology.


2015 Educators and Practitioners Summit

Event Description:
The Center of Excellence for Homeland Security Emergency Management celebrated its 10th Anniversary with its annual Educators and Practitioners Summit on June 16, 2015 at Pierce College Puyallup. The Summit provided our educators and industry partners the opportunity to come together and learn about new best practices, and emerging trends that will revolutionize how Homeland Security Emergency Management (HSEM) curriculum and training are delivered. Discussions and workshops with presenters currently active in the HSEM shared knowledge, skills, and abilities in areas such as building community resilience, disaster management, education, public health, cyber security, and natural disaster and climate change.


Protecting Washington State’s Supply Chain: Security & Resilience 2014

Event Description:
The Centers of Excellence for Global Trade & Supply Chain Management and Homeland Security Emergency Management collaborated to conduct a one-day educational forum on October 15, 2014 at Highline College. The purpose of the forum was to examine the challenges and vulnerabilities businesses and organizations can endure while developing resiliency plans for supply chains. The forum also highlighted the need for education and training that integrates security and emergency management training into the supply chain management career pathway. Discussions focused around skills required to secure the physical infrastructure, conveyances, and information that contribute to building a resiliency supply chain.