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NEWS FROM THE HSEM CENTER OF EXCELLENCE

Confluence Media: The Exchange and Flow of Information and Ideas

Confluence Media will support the Center's discussions about the increasing demand for trained and experienced professionals in the all-hazard emergency management fields and what role the Center plays in helping CTC programs, students and employers...
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Women in Leadership Forum – Women in Politics

Come join us for the fourth annual Women in Leadership Forum. This year's topic is Women in Politics. A record number of women are running for office. There is an unprecedented surge of first time female candidates running for offices big and small...
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Exploring Government and Private Sector Applications of UAS-Drones in Washington State Workshop Summary

Tom Hagen (President Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International Cascade Chapter). Drone was coined in 1930s by the Navy. Today UAS/Drone is an acknowledgement of a link with vehicle with no driver on board. Hagan envisions a fleet of UAS by 2050...
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Centers of Excellence Newsletter – 4th Quarter

Welcome to the Washington Centers of Excellence newsletter. Our mission is to serve as the statewide liaisons to business, industry, labor, and the state’s educational systems for the purpose of creating a highly skilled and readily available workforce...
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Congratulations to our Staff and HSEM BAS Degree Graduate Shane Moore as an HSEM BAS Graduate and Pierce College 2018 Outstanding Student

Shane has worked with the Center since 2017 as our Employer Engagement/Outreach Specialist and will graduate on June 15, with the first HSEM BAS degree in Washington State.
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International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) – 66th Annual Conference

The 66th Annual IAEM Conference will be held on October 19-24, 2018 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Register Today!
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Pierce College Bachelor of Applied Science in Homeland Security Emergency Management (BAS-HSEM)

Pierce College is pleased to announce its new Bachelor of Applied Science in Homeland Security Emergency Management degree program beginning winter 2017 (January 2017). This leadership and management degree program is part of a guided career pathway designed...
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Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference 2018

The Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference, organized by the Washington State University takes place from 18th April to the 19th April 2018 at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center in Tacoma, United States Of America.
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Emergency Management Region X Higher Education Academic Collaboration

You are cordially invited to participate in a dynamic dialogue highlighting successful regional collaborations between our community’s practitioners and academics. We will actively explore stakeholders, challenges and possible untapped opportunities for future coordination.
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Future Women in EMS/Fire Academy

The Future Women in Fire/EMS Academy is an exciting opportunity for young women to explore a potential career in Fire/EMS in King County. We are searching for women ages 20-25 with are seeking physically challenging and rewarding work who would...
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L0548 Continuity Program Manager Training Course

This course is based on the guidance to the Federal Executive Branch departments and agencies for developing Continuity of Operations (COOP) Plans and Programs. This course is designed to acquaint experienced COOP practitioners and instructors...
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WA State Association of Public Safety Trainers and Educators First Annual Conference

The WA State Association of Public Safety Trainers and Educators first annual conference "Defensible Training and Education: Developing Keys for Success" took place at the Spokane County Sheriff's Training Center. Steve Lettic, the Associations President
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Work Experience Marketplace

We are driven to deliver support and cultivate environments within the community and technical colleges to help grow capacity and talent that create jobs in the expanding job market of Homeland Security & Emergency Management.
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Take the Regional Cybersecurity Survey & Self-Assessment

The Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) Center for Regional Disaster Resilience is developing a regional Concept of Operations (CONOPS) for reporting cybersecurity incidents in the Maritime Transportation System.
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Securing the Supply Chain Forum – April 26, 2018

This year’s Forum will include a broad discussion regarding the eight (8) benefits of incorporating technology into the Supply Chain. The forum will identify best practices and applications needed by the industry and program faculty to address technology and policies.
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Annual Strategic Planning Retreat

Each year, the Center’s Advisory Board holds an annual strategic planning session which includes analyzing the Center’s efforts and effectiveness based on our experience and knowledge of the industry, relationships and creditability with key industry leaders and our ability...
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Networking Reception for Puget Sound Emergency Managers and Business Continuity Professionals

Join the CRDR, Snohomish County Emergency Management, the Northwest Healthcare Response Network, Berk Consulting, and the City of Seattle OEM for a networking reception on Tuesday, February 13th. Connect with fellow public & private sector emergency...
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2018 Washington State Association of Public Safety Trainers and Educators (WSAPSTE) Conference

The Center is pleased to announce the 2018 Washington State Association of Public Safety Trainers and Educators (WSAPSTE) Conference, February 26-27, at the Spokane Sherriff’s Training Center in Newman Lake, WA.
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Identifying Apprenticeship Opportunities in Career Fields

The Center of Excellence for Homeland Security Emergency Management (CoE HSEM) has been working since the beginning of the year with State Board for Community and Technical College, RAISE Grant Team, Labor and Industries...
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Washington Information Network 211 Anniversary Event

Washington Information Network 211 held their 10-Year Anniversary event. The memorable event was held at the Washington State Governor’s Mansion in Olympia. The evening event was filled with stories of WIN211’s history, pride in its achievements...
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