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Regional Conference

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - April 9 @ 12:00 pm

First Regional Annual Conference

Cacapon State Park, Berkley Springs, West Virginia

Noon Monday to Noon Tuesday, April 8-9, 2024



The Mid-Atlantic Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (DC VOAD, DE VOAD, MD VOAD, PA VOAD, VA VOAD and WV VOAD) in partnership with FEMA Region III, invite you to join us for our inaugural conference. The theme of this year’s conference is:

How Can VOADs Better Understand the Science Behind and Effectively Respond to the Increasing Number of Undeclared Disasters

The conference will explore the climatology and metrological science and data that provide insight into the increased frequency and intensity of storms and will examine how the VOAD member organizations can effectively respond to the increasing number of disasters that fail to qualify for a federal disaster declaration.

Conference Date and Location: The conference will be held from noon on April 8 to noon on April 9, 2024, at the Cacapon Resort State Park Lodge in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia.

Getting There: You can get to Berkeley Springs from several major metropolitan cities in less than a tank of gas. Approximate distances are Baltimore – 100 miles; Washington, DC – 100 miles; Pittsburgh – 150 miles; Philadelphia – 165 miles; Richmond – 180 miles.

Conference Fee: $130, includes conference registration as well as lunch, break, and dinner on Monday and breakfast and break on Tuesday. Spouses/significant others are welcome to participate in meals. Purchase a meals-only ticket online during registration.

Registration: To register, please click on the Conference Registration link.

Questions: Should you have any questions, please contact Bruce Morgenstern, Conference Registration Committee, at treasurer@marylandvoad.org.

To view the full conference brochure, which includes the tentative schedule, conference sponsorship, and lodging information, click HERE.


April 8 @ 12:00 pm
April 9 @ 12:00 pm
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