About the Event
EDITS is a unique two-day, affordable, biennial regional training opportunity developed by the Eastern Montgomery County PA emergency managers. It is a focused training symposium designed to present nationally recognized keynote speakers and current disaster topics for approximately 300 regional emergency management professionals, police, fire, EMS, health and school officials, and first responders. The symposium provides training, discussions, networking opportunities, and a select number of exhibitors for both career professionals and volunteers.
The 2017 symposium – Learning from the Past, Preparing for the Future – was held on May 2 and 3, 2017 at Normandy Farm, Blue Bell, PA.
View the Conference Flyer. Application approved for EMS Continuing Education Credits.
Participant Registration (2 options)
- Online participant registration using PayPal began on January 15, 2017 and ended April 10, 2017. Use “Tickets” at bottom of this page.
- Download a 2017-EDITS-Participant Registration Form if you prefer to mail your registration and payment, or email a completed form and send payment later.
Already ordered tickets and created an account? Use the login link above to view your order.
Haven’t placed your online order yet using PayPal? Use the “Tickets” at the bottom of this page up until April 10, 2017.
Evening for Volunteers
Vendor spaces are available on a first come, first served basis. Please refer to the information packet that outlines various levels of sponsorship. Additional details pertaining to set up times and space will be provided closer to the event.
If you would like to reserve a space for your organization, please complete the Vendor Form. Vendors, sponsors and exhibitors can register by mail. Download the 2017 EDITS Vendor Form and Information packet.
Schedule of Events
Chief John Mina & Deputy Chief Robert Anzueto, Orlando Police Department
Lessons Learned from the 2016 Pulse Nightclub Shooting
Mark Diedrich, St. Louis County Police Department, Office of Emergency Management
Ferguson: The Emergency Management Agency Perspective
Lt. Brian Bovaird, Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management
Civil Unrest in Baltimore City: Lessons Learned in Leadership, Response, and Training
Battalion Chief Robert Lipscomb, Lynchburg Fire Department
Response and Recovery to the Bakken Crude Oil Train Derailment
Deputy Director David S. Flamm CEM, Santa Clara County Office of Emergency Mangement
Super Bowl 50- Lessons Learned
Director Al Whitaker, Greenbrier County Homeland Security and Emergency Management & Assistant Chief James Lewis, White Sulphur Springs Fire Department
How to Deal with a 1000 year Flood
Chief Sam DeRosa, North Greece Fire District
Lessons Learned: West Webster New York Christmas Eve Firefighter Ambush