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EMESA award nominations
The Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award (EMESA) award nominations are open between March 17 and July 1, 2022.
The Alberta Emergency Management Agency, in partnership with other organizations, host a variety of emergency management conferences, workshops, seminars and consultations across the province to help educate, prepare and engage Albertans.
These important opportunities provide a platform for the professional development of the emergency management sector.
Emergency Management Exemplary Service Award (EMESA)
EMESA is a prestigious recognition of exceptional service and achievement in the field of emergency management, recognizing deserving individuals/groups in five categories (Resilient Communities, Search and Rescue Volunteers, Search and Rescue Employees, Youth, and Outstanding Contribution to Emergency Management). Details on the awards process are available at publicsafety.gc.ca.
Between March 17 and July 1, 2022, the Alberta Emergency Management Agency will be collecting nomination forms for Alberta in the categories of:
- Resilient Communities
- Outstanding Contribution to Emergency Management
2022 Nominator Form (PDF, 584 KB)
2022 Nominee (PDF, 574 KB)
Alberta applications must be submitted to [email protected] by July 1, 2022. Nominations will be assessed by a committee between July and September 2022 and submitted to Public Safety Canada for final endorsement.
2022 Emergency Management Stakeholder Summit
Details coming soon.
Event materials from past stakeholder summits are available below.
- Video: Summit 2018 – Thank You
- AEMA Achievement Award Recipients (PDF, 1.0 MB)
- Get to Know Our Keynote Speaker 2 (PDF, 125 KB)
- Pre-Summit event: disaster board games (PDF, 70 KB)
- Opioid session update and a Thank you to our sponsors (PDF, 222 KB)
- Pre-Summit Events (PDF, 142 KB)
- Summit program (PDF, 630 KB)
- Summit presentations (PDF, 788 KB)
- Get to Know Our Keynote Speaker (PDF, 228 KB)
- Five Reasons to Attend (PDF, 85 KB)
- 2016 AEMA Summit presentations (PDF, 112 KB)
- 2015 High Level wildfires (PDF, 12 MB)
- AEMA initiatives update (PDF, 444 KB)
- Alberta Summit – Jean Slick (PDF, 18.4 MB)
- Animal rescue – Why it matters (PDF, 5.25 MB)
- A Pragmatic Approach to Operating an Emergency Operations Centre (PDF, 6.03 MB)
- Community emergency management program (PDF, 4.46 MB)
- Critical incident stress management (PDF, 792 KB)
- Emergency management exercise (PDF, 740 KB)
- Emergency responder psychological wellness (PDF, 1.29 MB)
- Getting us to work together – Lessons from wild dogs (PDF, 1.58 MB)
- Making our communities more resilient (PDF, 340 KB)
- Learning the hard way –The evolution of emergency management (PDF, 7.52 MB)
- RCMP arson investigations in Alberta (PDF, 14.1 MB)
- Water shortage – November 2015 (PDF, 1.63 MB)
- Navigating the terrain to an emergency partnership (PDF, 1.11 MB)
- Alberta first responders radio communications system update (PDF, 876 KB)
- Amateur radio role in emergency communications (PDF, 428 KB)
- Aquatic invasive species Alberta approach to prevention and response (PDF, 11.9 MB)
- Capital ice (PDF, 1.42 MB)
- Developing situational awareness portraying a common operating picture (PDF, 1.48 MB)
- Emergency management in Alberta – Making communities more resilient (PDF, 2.06 MB)
- Emergency planning for livestock animals (PDF, 2.14 MB)
- Emergency planning – Lessons from High River 2013 flood (PDF, 5.06 MB)
- Evacuation of multiple institutions (PDF, 3.08 MB)
- Exercise – Design and evaluation (PDF, 632 KB)
- Incident management teams and regional partnerships (PDF, 952 KB)
- Public alerting (PDF, 1.71 MB)
- Risk reduction through community partnerships (PDF, 1.71 MB)
- Selected emerging themes in public health pandemic planning (PDF, 664 KB)
- Stress management in EOCs (PDF, 2.18 MB)
- Tassie fires (PDF, 3.51 MB)
- Jacqui Bannach National Sar Program (PDF, 1.89 MB)
- Keynote – Doug Mcmahon (PDF, 4.10 MB)
- Keynote – Slide deck (PDF, 3.06 MB)
- Ron Robinson – Response mitigation by innovation (PDF, 11.2 MB)
- Sara Shier – Social media strategies for emergency communications (PDF, 496 KB)
Connect with the Alberta Emergency Management Agency:
Email: [email protected]
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