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Founded in 1997, IDER is a conference, with exhibits, where best practices and solutions to ensure readiness for, response to, recovery from and resilience for disasters and major emergencies, whether caused by nature, accident or terrorism are identified, implemented and shown. It has also become an international network of emergency responders.

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IDER 2014

The 12th IDER was held at the

University of Malmö (Malmö Högskola) Sweden on

Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th April 2014

and was hosted by MSB

with the support of

The City of Malmö


Malmö University

Mott MacDonald is a uniquely diverse £1 billion global management, engineering and development consultancy, delivering leading edge solutions for public and private sector clients across 12 core business areas – transport, power, buildings, water, environment, health, education, industry and communications, international development, urban development and oil and gas. Merlin, its proven product, provides technology support for tactical and strategic command in times of crisis, as well as business as usual. It allows strategic decision makers to easily share critical information. Intra and inter-organisational collaboration is improved through a shared information picture, helping decisions to be made and the outcomes disseminated more quickly and effectively.

The International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) is the only organization that offers a certification for individual emergency managers. The Certified Emergency Manager (CEM) designation is an internationally recognized professional certification for emergency managers.

Participants interested in working towards this ultimate credential are encouraged to participate. Candidates must register for this exam through IAEM directly. There is a certification fee administered by IAEM to sit for the CEM exam ($395 USD for IAEM members and $595 USD for non-IAEM members). To register, please visit IAEM’s website. The IAEM website also contains an exam study guide as well as general information for candidates wanting to learn more about the certification.

At 4C, we help our clients foresee the strategies they need to navigate uncertainty. Be they Governments, Armed Forces, Corporate giants or NGOs/INGOs, we serve and help them all become better at managing governance, risk and compliance issues. 4C Strategies is Europe´s largest niche provider of Risk and Crisis Management Solutions. We beat the big audit and professional services firms through our integrated approach to services and software products, and we beat the software vendors through our thought

leadership in management services. We are a team of more than 100 professionals at offices in Stockholm, Malmö and London.