Michigan Emergency Management Association
2023 Annual Conference
October 9-11 | Shanty Creek Resort

If you are a member, please login first to receive your auto-applied member discount.

The conference cost is $350 for members and $400 for non-members.

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved with Shanty Creek Resort at a rate of $85 for single/double occupancy. The cutoff date to reserve your room is September 25; however, the hotel block will fill quickly and there is no guarantee that rooms will be available until September 25.

Please note that the cost of the hotel room is not included in the registration fee. To make a hotel reservation, please contact the hotel directly. Payments for the hotel MUST be paid separately and sent directly to the hotel.

Shanty Creek Resort
5780 Shanty Creek Rd
Bellaire, MI 49615
(866) 486-7790

Conference Agenda
Agenda Subject to Change

Monday, October 9th

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

MEMA Membership Meeting

12:00 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch (on your own)

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Opening Ceremonies

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

EOC Response to Michigan State University
Shooting and Unplanned Recovery Events

3:15 pm - 5:15 pm

Porcupine Mountain and FIRSTNET SATCOM

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Vendor Hour

Tuesday, October 10th

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast (included in conference registration)

8:00 am - 9:00 am

State Training and PEM Program (Track A)
Menominee (Track B)

9:15 am - 10:15 am

Riverview AAR (Track A)
IMT Program (Track B)

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Dangerous Individuals (Track A)
WEA Development Drill (Track B)

11:45 am - 12:45 am

Lunch (included in conference registration)

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Recovery (Track A)
MI-MORT (Track B)

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm

Solution Room

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Protector Mindset: To get community security right,
one must develop a service oriented mindset; the mindset
of a protector. This is very beneficial when preparing
for an active violence incident.

4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Vendor hour and networking

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Dinner (included in conference registration)

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Awards Ceremony

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Wednesday, October 11th

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Breakfast (included in conference registration)

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Mental Health for Emergency Managers (or Multi Generation)

9:45 am - 10:30 am

The History of MEMA

10:45 am - 11:30 pm

Where we go from here.

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

Closing comments and retire colors.

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