Emergency Communications Academy


Emergency Communications Academy (Sold Out)
February 4 - 5, 2020 (Sacramento Region)

CAPIO and the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) have partnered to bring you the second annual Emergency Communications Academy being held February 4-5, 2020 in Sacramento.

Join communications professionals from across the state for this unique, hands-on training academy for those wanting to learn effective, cutting-edge risk and crisis communication tactics and strategies using lessons learned from real-world events. This is a two-day academy with robust training and presentations on day one and a field trip to California’s state emergency operations center for hands-on experiences on day two. This academy is taught by public safety experts from federal, state and local government agencies such as FEMA, Cal OES, CAL FIRE, and others. It’s designed for public information professionals who understand the basics of their job and want to expand their knowledge and skills to handle the unique complexities of crises such as natural and manmade disasters. 

February 4 – Day 1: Lake Natoma Inn, Folsom, CA  

February 5 – Day 2: Cal OES, Mather, CA

Member Price:  $325

Non-Member Price:  $425

Academy is SOLD OUT.  If you’re interested in being added to our waiting list, please email programs@capio.org

Thank You Sponsors!

Silver Sponsor
Visit Folsom Logo
Bronze Sponsors

Rojas Communications Group

Uptown Studios




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Academy Agenda
2020 Emergency Communications Academy


Day 1 – Tuesday, February 4, 2020 

Lake Natoma Inn (702 Gold Lake Drive, Folsom, CA 95630)

Time Session / Event Location
7 – 9 a.m. Academy Registration Lake Natoma Inn Foyer
9 – 9:15 a.m.

Academy Welcome

The Importance of Trained Communicators

Academy Overview and Goals