UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, response times may vary or be significantly delayed. In-person presentations are not available at this time. Virtual presentations may be an option.

Are you seeking a speaker or educational materials for a community event?

Please fill out this form to request:

  • An Emergency Management presentation (Panel discussion, Training, Booth or Tabling event, Large group, etc); or
  • Educational pamphlets and materials for emergency preparedness

Please note, we will make every effort to fulfill your request. All requests will be based on staff and material availability.

If we are presenting at your event, the event must be: 

  • Free

  • Open to the public*

  • Preferably at least 2 hours in duration

*Events for specific audiences (not open to the public) may be approved on a case-by-case basis.

We will post public events on our Outreach Calendar.

About the event
Please indicate the type of event for which you are requesting a presenter or materials.
If you selected Other, please describe.
Please indicate the type of audience.
If you selected School Group above, please indicate the grade range of the attendees.
If you selected non-profit, please describe the population served by the organization.
If you selected Community Group above, please describe.
Please indicate whether the event will include people with Access and Functional Needs, including individuals who may have physical, sensory, mental health, and cognitive and/or intellectual disabilities that affects their ability to function independently without assistance.
Please indicate if your event will include speakers of one of the languages listed in the menu. Some materials are available in each of the languages listed. Presentations can be held in some of the languages listed. For presentations, please note that we have a limited number of staff who are bilingual and scheduling may have to occur around their availability.
If your event is free and open to the public, we can post the event on our Outreach Calendar and we can possibly assist with promotion via social media. Would you like us to post your event on our social media? (We'll reach out for a flyer or other promotional materials.)
Event Point of Contact
Please provide a Point of Contact in the fields below. This information may be included on our Outreach Calendar in case anyone has any questions.
Contact Information
Please fill out this section to the best of your ability. The presenter will bring materials to your event based on the criteria indicated at the top of this page.
Do you have a scheduled presentation and are looking for a speaker? Or is this something you're exploring right now?
Please describe the goals, objectives, and outcomes of the event: what are the specific questions you hope to have answered. Which topics would you like covered (e.g. earthquakes, floods, fires, landslides, general preparedness, etc.)
Please provide the address of the event venue.
Skip this question if you do not have a date yet.
Please leave blank if needed.
Please leave blank if needed.
Please indicate if the date and/or time of the event is flexible.

Thank you for filling out the speaker request. MCEM will make every effort to fulfill your request. All speaker requests are based on staff schedules and availability. Someone from our office should get back to you within a week. If your event takes place in less than a week, please contact us.

Please indicate which materials you would like to pick up. The quantity and languages will be based on the fields filled out at the top of the page.

To view and learn more about each document, please visit the "Publications Available for Download" page.

Thank you for filling out this request form. We will do our best to fill this order prior to your event. All requests are based on availability of materials. Someone from our office should get back to you within a week. If your event takes place in less than a week, please contact us.

Once your materials are ready for pick up, we will let you know. The pick up location is 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214.