Current Events

NPLI EEP Online Application Open NOW: accepting applications from senior leaders for the Residential Executive Education Program.

June 8, 2018: IAEM-Canada 2018 Emergency Management Leadership and Innovation Conference. Eric McNulty will discuss leadership in the high stakes, high pressure situations typically faced by those charged with preparedness and response. More here

Past Events


March 22, 2018: International Conference on Humanitarian Crisis 2018. Dr. Leonard Marcus will deliver the keynote presentation on Meta-Leadership for Humanitarian Crisis.

Leadership Lessons from the Boston Marathon Bombing Response: This symposium brought together more than 200 professionals along with numerous leaders of organizations engaged in the Boston Marathon bombing response. It was held in April 2014. Read a summary of the proceedings: Marathon Bombing Leadership Response Report

Tale of Our Cities: Programs that bring together global experts in urban terrorism with their counterparts in the United States for knowledge sharing and networking. The following report distills lessons learned from leaders of response to terror attacks in London, Madrid, Israel and other non-U.S. locales: Terrorist Bombings Directed Against Civilians.

Meta-Leadership Summits for Preparedness: The Meta-Leadership Summits for Preparedness are learning and networking opportunities designed to prepare business, government and nonprofit leaders to act together in times of crisis. Each one-day program helps participants gain effective problem-solving skills and build connections with other leaders who may be critical to in a disaster. This program is presented in collaboration with the CDC Foundation and the support of the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation.