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Welcome to the Colorado Emergency Management Association

CEMA is a professional association representing the emergency management community in Colorado. CEMA's role is to provide representation on many state-wide committees, working groups and emergency management program teams. Furthermore, CEMA serves as an advisory organization to governance bodies on emergency management issues. CEMA's other roles include managing the state certification programs, legislative monitoring, awards /recognition program and membership services.

2019 Colorado Emergency Management Conference
"Putting the Pieces Together"

2019 Colorado Emergency Management Conference Presentations Available 


Links to many of the presentations shared during the 2019 Colorado Emergency Management Conference are now available on the COEmergency website at    Thank you to everyone who attended and supported the conference, including:

  • 474 conference attendees
  • 5 sponsors
  • 27 exhibitors
  • 12 non-profit and government exhibitors
  • 1 conference incident management team with 12 members from across the state.
The 2020 conference will be held at the Embassy Suites in Loveland, Colorado.  We hope to announce the 2020 dates as soon as the contract is signed.  


There has been several requests for the conference agenda.  It is available on the CEMA website in the CEMA Library.  We are still looking for photos from the conference.  

                                                                 2019 COEM Conference - Agenda - 02/01/2019 (FINAL)                             

                          2019 COEM Conference Photo Slideshow

 Colorado Certified Emergency Manager
(CEM/AEM) Program 

CO-CEM / CO-AEM Certification

 Colorado EOC Position Task Book
 Certification Program 

CO-EOC Position Task Book Certification