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The 2016 EMI SIG Annual Meeting is currently scheduled for the National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia, May 2-6. The deadline for entering slots into the DOE iPortal Conference Management System is October 21, 2015.

2015 Annual Meeting details

The current EMI SIG Subcommittee and Working Group teleconference schedule is available.

The 2015 Oak Ridge Emergency Management Forum (October 14-15 at Y-12 New Hope Center) is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Oak Ridge Office (ORO) and Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA). Through the Forum, we communicate emergency management issues of current interest affecting the Oak Ridge Reservation, adjoining and neighboring counties comprising the East Tennessee region, and the City of Oak Ridge. It is an opportunity to network with other EM professionals across the State and in the East Tennessee area. Please visit our website.

The October 2015 issue of the COOP Connection newsletter is available on the Training & Products page.

2015 EMI SIG Annual Meeting was held at the
NCTC, Shepherdstown, WV
July 6-10, 2015

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Subcommittees &
Working Groups

Subcommittees and Working Groups foster information sharing and product development for the U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA) emergency management community.

The Group Status Criteria and Definitions document defines the different types of EMI SIG Groups and explains the criteria needed for a group to be granted subcommittee status.


More than 1,000 DOE/NNSA and contractor employees comprise the EMI SIG general membership.

Request membership in the EMI SIG

Membership Roles and Responsibilites are defined in a document, revised January 2014.

Annual Meeting

An annual meeting, sponsored by the DOE Headquarters Office of Emergency Management and Policy (NA-41), focuses on information sharing about current emergency management issues and concerns.

Training & Products

The EMI SIG develops products and training to meet contractor needs and address common issues.