CAADS Events At-A-Glance
National Access and Functional Needs Symposium (2 day event)
About the Symposium:
The National AFN Symposium will bring the disability community together with emergency managers, disaster planners, and first responders from across the country in an online forum to foster an environment of trust and understanding vital to advancing the mission of access and functional needs throughout the nation.
Organized by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES), the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (CDHSEM), and New York University (NYU), the Symposium will highlight forward-leaning, inclusive, innovative practices in emergency management from across the nation. The event is sponsored by Big City Emergency Managers and the American Red Cross.