All-Hazards Incident Management Teams Association

The All-Hazards Incident Management Team Association (AHIMTA) Training & Education Symposium & pre-conference hosts breakout and plenary sessions scheduled over six days designed to develop and strengthen the efforts of incident management teams. Attendees are industry leaders with a variety of backgrounds who come together to network, share best practices and lessons learned, and explore new technology and tactics. 

Symposium Highlights

  • Workshops designed for both expert and novice IMTs
  • Plenary talks from nationally recognized experts 
  • In-depth breakout sessions on pertinent topics

Sponsors & Exhibitors

  • Connect with the largest range of industry representatives
  • Showcase your innovative products and services
  • Influence key purchasing decision makers
  • Benchmark your company as an industry leader

Who Should Attend

  • State/County AHIMTs
  • Fire Department/EMS
  • Emergency Managers
  • Police/Sheriff
  • Military Forestry Service
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Regional/National IMTs 
  • Forestry Service
  • Public Works
  • Private Industry


Call for Presentations

Please submit your speaker proposal for a Pre-Conference Workshop or a Conference Breakout using the Speaker Submission Form provided below and complete all fields. Proposals shall be submitted exclusively online no later than September 2, 2022. The Conference Committee will make its selections by early October. You will be notified of acceptance or rejection no later than October 31, 2022.

Pre-conference training sessions can be either four (4) hours, eight (8) hours, two (2) days or three (3) days in length, or multi-day Position Specific courses; all Breakout Conference sessions are one (1) hour in length and all Plenary Sessions are forty-five (45) minutes in length. 

Please note that the Conference Committee:

  • Selects presenters based on their personal knowledge, experience and professional reputation.
  • Selects presentations that provide a well-rounded educational program for all of AHIMTA's attendees; therefore the following concepts are important to the committee:
    1. Pre-Conference presenters should provide useful toolkits and/or resources for the attendee.
    2. Breakout sessions should provide lessons learned from real world responses, useful implementation tools, useable resources or “how to’s”. 
    3. That there be a variety of presentations that target different sectors of incident management; including, but not limited to various levels and departments of government, education, critical infrastructure, healthcare, non-profits and private sector.
    4. Company endorsements for specific products or services will not be tolerated.
  • Requests that all proposals include a list of outcomes/objectives that the attendee will receive, learn, or be able to perform after attending your session.
  • May cancel a session if the original speakers or submitted topic are no longer available.
  • will require acknowledgement & approval of any speaker substitutions in writing.

AHIMTA is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization. Please consider donating to our growing organization.

Phone: 562-261-0566


Mailing Address: PO Box 10, Manhattan Beach, CA 90267

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