Next Gen.

Next Gen is a program designed for early-career professionals looking to find their place in Emergency Management. It fosters emerging leaders in Emergency Management, and supports the rising stars of our industry.

Designed by and for early-career professionals, We host a variety of career-enhancing initiatives, including opportunities to build relationships and develop skills across an exciting calendar of networking events, workshops and seminars.

Whether you are a recent grad, early-career professional, or beginning a new career path, we have what you need to bridge the gap.
  • Interested in fostering the development of early-career professionals?
  • Believe that experiential education is integral to career development?
  • Looking for paid or unpaid interns at your Emergency Management organization?
Send us your job posting! We can help connect you to students from a variety of institutions, including York University Bachelor and Master of Disaster and Emergency Management programs. These positions are posted to our job board and circulated with our membership – all to ensure you get the best candidates!
Are you an early-career professional or student looking for an internship? Check our job board for the latest!

Ask the Expert live: Web Series

In these monthly interview sessions with industry trendsetters, innovators and experts we will discuss a wide variety of cutting edge EM topics. Listen in on their conversations to foster your own learning and career development, and discover new resources, programs or projects.
February 15, 7pm

Amber Rushton; Hazmat, the Chemical Industry and Emergency Response

AprilBrandon Greenburg; A systems approach to Big Data in Emergency Management
May: OAEM Annual Conference Edition   To be announced!
JuneEmergency Planning for Educational Institutions
JulyLive from the Field with OFMEM
AugustHealthcare Emergency Management

Are you an expert? Have a topic or person in mind? Make a request or suggestion here:

Next Gen. Emergency Management Trivia Night. March 10, 2017.

Duke of Devon, 66 Wellington St W, Toronto

Get ready for Disaster trivia, door prizes, free appetizers and more.

Come out to Join us at the Duke of Devon pub on March 10th, 7pm and show off your EM knowledge!

Facilitated by a professional Live-hosted by professional ‘Trivia Guy’ Gaby Tabak and crafted by members of your EM community, attendees can expect more than your average pub quiz!

Buy your tickets now:

Cant wait for march? Give a leg up on the competition: Tweet and post your trivia questions. Follow the hashtag and join in on social media – we may use your questions at trivia night!

Use #NextGenTrivia and tag @OAEM_online (twitter) or OAEM Next Gen. Emergency Management Trivia page (facebook).


Emergency Management Career Workshop and Panel. November 5th, 12:30pm-5pm

Thank you to all event attendees. We hope to offer another session in 2017.
To register for upcoming events, check the calendar.