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2018 Emergency Preparedness Conference Call for Abstracts

The Abstract submission application process for the 2018 Emergency Preparedness Conference is now open and will remain open through October 15, 2017. The 2018 conference will be held April 18-19, 2018, at the Hilton Hotel, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
The Joint Commission and Joint Commission Resources (JCR) are seeking proposals for practitioner-based, change-focused processes and practices for the 2018 Emergency Preparedness Conference. The focus of the session(s) should include new processes, technologies, techniques and/or tools, creativity, and innovation used within any health care setting. The presentation should demonstrate a successful approach to at least one of the following four phases of emergency preparedness:
  • Mitigation
  • Preparation
  • Response
  • Recovery
It is required that the relevant Joint Commission accreditation standard(s) be identified/included.
The opportunity to present to your fellow emergency management colleagues is a professionally rewarding experience. We invite you to submit an abstract proposal for consideration by the conference advisory planning committee.
An Abstract Submission Form can be accessed here. Applications will be accepted through October 15, 2017.  If you or a colleague are interested in presenting, please submit a completed abstract submission form to
If your submission is accepted, you will be notified by December 15, 2017.
If you have any questions, please contact us.
We hope to see you at our conference next year in Lake Buena Vista, Florida!