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Conferences

Thank you to all our conference attendees, exhibitors, contract vendors and staff who participated in, and supported this year's event. With nearly 2,500 attendees, 173 workshops and 150 exhibitors, the conference was by all accounts a tremendous success. Thank you as well, to the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and the city of San Antonio for hosting us. Next year's Texas Emergency Management Conference will once again be held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on April 15 – 18, 2019. Please visit this page regularly for updated information for TEMC 2019 and other emergency management-related events.

Stay up to date on upcoming industry conferences. Email TDEM.WEB@dps.texas.gov to have your conference listed in the calendar.





The Texas Division of Emergency Management hosts a variety of events and training programs throughout the year. The most comprehensive event is the Texas Emergency Management Conference.

Representatives of more than 30 agencies on the Governor’s Emergency Management Council attend, along with public officials from the local, state and national governments, firefighters, emergency medical personnel, Texas Military Forces, voluntary organizations and private sector partners. Officials from higher education, public education, health and medical care, border security and port security, transportation and cyber security also attend.

Why Attend?
Conference attendees have multiple opportunities to meet and network with local, state, and national emergency management professionals. Attendees also benefit from choosing among more than 200 workshops and training classes to attend covering a variety of all-hazards topics.

Why Exhibit?
Conference exhibitors receive prime opportunities to meet face-to-face with decision makers and emergency management professionals looking for essential products and services to help ensure their communities and organizations are prepared for the next event or incident.

Visit this page throughout the year for more information on future TDEM conferences or email to request more information.

Conference photo
Photo by Scott Sutherland