Washington State Emergency Management Division

2022 Annual State Integrated Preparedness Planning Workshop - (IPPW)

IPPW July 27-28, 2022

Capstone Thursday, August 25, 2022


IPPW Workshops: IPPW session for local jurisdictions to review pre-IPPW worksheets and provide insights into desired or planned activities to address preparedness gaps.

  • IPPW Regional Workshop (HLS 1,5,6) July 27, 8:30-11:00am
  • IPPW Regional Workshop (HLS 2,3,4) July 27, 1:00-3:30pm
  • IPPW Regional Workshop (HLS 7,8,9) July 28, 8:30-11:00am
  • IPPW Tribal Workshop, July 28, 1:00-3:30pm

 Capstone Meeting: Capstone meeting to review the draft Integrated Preparedness Plan (IPP) and discussed planned activities. 

  • IPPW Capstone Meeting, Aug 25, 10:00-12:00pm

IPPW Office Hours: Office hours available to provide support and answer questions as jurisdictions complete IPP worksheets.

  •         June 29 9:00-10:30am
  •         June 30 1:00-2:30pm

Workshop Description

The annual Integrated Preparedness Planning Workshop (IPPW) provides the opportunity to review jurisdiction's or agency's core capability gaps and provides the information needed to create and update our multi-year plan to address those gaps.

We encourage all jurisdictions and agencies to participate in this workshop, as it provides an opportunity to discuss and hold a conversation on preparedness activities and goals. This workshop is designed as a collaboration forum to maximize local, state, tribal, and federal resources and focus in the emergency management preparedness activities.

Integrated Preparedness Process

Preparedness CycleIntegrated Preparedness Planning (IPP) follows the preparedness cycle and helps organize emergency management activities for the next several years.

This process helps the state and local jurisdictions prioritize resources and activities designed to support and close core capability gaps. Activities identified through the Integrated Preparedness Planning Workshop (IPPW) and Stakeholder Preparedness Review (SPR) will be given priority as they have been identified to close known gaps.

The Integrated Preparedness process follows several key steps:

  1. Stakeholder Preparedness Review (SPR)
  2. Integrated Preparedness Planning Workshop (IPPW) Pre-Worksheets
    • Worksheets are generated off of the SPR data and allow the jurisdictions to prioritize and identify activities to close capability gaps
  3. Integrated Preparedness Planning Workshop (IPPW) Workshops
    • Allows the jurisdiction to deconflict activities and identify support requirements
  4. Integrated Preparedness Plan (IPP) Data Preparation and Review
    • The activities identified during the workshops are reviewed, validated, and identified as supported if possible
  5. Integrated Preparedness Plan (IPP) Draft Stakeholder Review
    • Review period for local jurisdictions to review and provide feedback on the plan
  6. Integrated Preparedness Planning Workshop (IPPW) Capstone Meeting
    • Meeting to review the updated draft and discuss state supported activities for the IPP
  7. Integrated Preparedness Plan (IPP) Promulgation
    • IPP is finalized and released publicly
  8. Integrated Preparedness Plan (IPP) Activities Conducted
    • Activities identified in the plan are supported and conducted

Workshop Objectives

At the IPPW, stakeholders identify preparedness activities that will assist the jurisdiction or agency in closing gaps and addressing the priorities identified as well as identify target capabilities to focus on for each fiscal year.


The outcome of the IPPW is the Integrated Preparedness Plan which lays out preparedness activities throughout the region.


Virtual Delivery via Microsoft Teams

Reasonable accommodations will be provided to attendees who have effective communication access needs, including limited English proficiency. We invite any person with a disability or other access or functional need and those who need to obtain course materials in an alternative format to please indicate your need in the registration/RSVP process and at with as much notice as possible, preferably at least four weeks before the meeting date. Accommodations may include:
Sign Language Interpreter - Specify type of sign language (i.e., tactile, Signed English, ASL)
CART– Real-time captioning
Other Language needs - please indicate
If you have any questions, please contact, the course contact listed on this page.

Workshop Contact

Please direct questions to or (253) 512-7021.

This workshop is organized by the Washington Emergency Management Division (EMD) Preparedness Section.

Participant Selection

This event is for county, city, and tribal emergency managers; state agency liaisons; exercise coordinators; training coordinators; regional coordinators; and emergency planners.

Registration open through 8/19/2022 5:00 AM Pacific Time (US & Canada)