2019 Spring Preparedness Conference

2019 Spring Conference registration is now closed. If you need assistance please contact Michelle Torres at 907-428-7032 or michelle.torres@alaska.gov


The Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (DHS&EM) cordially invites you to attend our Spring Preparedness Conference May 1-2, 2019 at the Anchorage Marriott Downtown, 820 W. 7th. Ave, Anchorage, Alaska.  If you have any questions on the spring conference please contact Michelle Torres at michelle.torres@alaska.gov or 907-428-7032

This year’s conference will feature two different tracks. 

·         Track 1 focuses on Technology

·         Track 2 focuses on Leadership


The registration deadline:

April 19, 2019





If you have difficulties with online registration please contact:
Michelle Torres at (907) 428-7032 or email: michelle.torres@alaska.gov

SERC and LEPCA meetings will be held on Friday – May 3, 2019

You are encouraged to attend the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) bi-annual meeting on Friday May 3, 2019.  The LEPC meeting will be from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and the SERC meeting will be held from 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.  The LEPC/SERC meeting will be held at the Lakefront Hotel in Spenard.

The LEPC Meeting brings together the leaders of Alaska’s 21 LEPCs to discuss a variety of projects handled by the state, and by the LEPC Association. Reports are given by DHS&EM staffers, LEPC leaders and SERC subcommittee leaders; public comments are accepted. Subject matter experts from local, state and federal agencies and vendors are invited to provide brief presentations on new initiatives designed to strengthen the state’s readiness for disasters. The composition of the SERC was established by statute (AS 26.23.071). The members of the SERC are nine specified Alaska state departmental commissioners (DCCED, DEC, ADF&G, DHSS, DOL (Labor), DNR, DPS, DOT&PF, and DMVA) or their designees, and seven members of the public appointed by the governor.