The TIEMS 2021 annual conference will be held virtually from 6th to 10th December.

The French High Committee for National Resilience ( is the “French chapter” representative of TIEMS and co-host of the event.

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The emergency management community faces an intense and difficult present with the long-term COVID-19 crisis and has to prepare itself and the people for the challenges and opportunities the future holds. Major issues such as health, climate and energy have real potential to reshape the way they operate and interact. Emergency management will require to build or enhance new approaches, tools and capabilities to meet these challenges. Indeed, disaster and emergency management planning must integrate projections for more frequent and intense weather changes and phenomena. Significant long-term social benefits and cost savings can be made with strategic investments in disaster prevention, such as climate resilient infrastructures. Furthermore, how to include citizens preparedness, make them take into account and make them part of a genuine culture of resilience?

Public safety and security, public health, and all disaster management organizations first responders need to work collaboratively and still be more resilient tomorrow than today by monitoring, anticipating, responding and learning.

TIEMS 2021 Annual Conference main topic is:

New Emergency Management in a Resilience Era Facing Health, Climate and Energy Challenges

 The following topics will be discussed (not limited):

  • Innovative models and tools to optimize resources, anticipate events or deal with unexpected problems
  • New key actors and partnerships to create or improve crisis response
  • Smart and resilient cities towards health, climate and energy challenges
  • Climate and energy change and adaptation of rescue and response forces
  • COVID-19 and future health challenges towards adaptation of rescue and response forces
  • New resilience policies: How institutions can act towards a shared agenda for action
  • Citizen’s preparedness: how to make them part of a genuine culture of resilience
  • AI, new technologies and cybersecurity in new emergency management
  • Safety and security of (new) energies for first responders
  • Other subjects related to the previous topics

Call for Papers and Posters

Two types of abstracts can be submitted to one of the tracks above:

  • Completed or ongoing academic research (max 1000 words).
  • We have received 35 submissions of both Academic and Practitioners Presentations from 16 countries, see the List of Submissions.

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There is time still time for submitting abstracts for a Practitioners Talk before the deadline 30th September.

Practitioners talk (from 200 to 500 words): we strongly encourage submissions describing real-world experiences and case studies and lessons learnt for this TIEMS conference.

Once submitted, all articles will be distributed for evaluation among the pool of reviewers according to their domain of expertise and the topics addressed by the paper. Practitioner submissions will be reviewed according to relevance and ability to contribute to discussions rather than by standard academic criteria.

Accepted papers will be organized in conference sessions that will be distributed among the tracks.

Please, to submit an abstract for a Paper or Poster, click here à Easy Chair

Instructions for authors here: [Authors Instructions] [Template Paper] [Template Abstract]

Submissions Academic Research Practitioners Talk
Abstract Submission August 30th 2021 September 30th 2021
Notification of Acceptance September 15th 2021 October 15th 2021
Full Paper Submission or Power-point Presentations October  15th 2021 November 15th 2021
Notification of Peer-review Result for Academic Papers Novemeber 15th 2021
Submission of Final Academic Papers in the TIEMS Proceedings Format November 30th 2021

 The best papers will be published through TIEMS and HCFRN websites.
Videos of the conference will be available on HCFRN and TIEMS websites.

Download the pdf version of Call For Papers and Posters

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