Symposium Events

Special Events

  • OEMS Symposium Opening Ceremony
    Wednesday, Nov. 8, 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
    Please join the Office of EMS Executive Director Gary Brown and OEMS staff as we welcome you to the 43rd Annual Virginia EMS Symposium.  A keynote address will be delivered. Speaker to be announced at a later date. Lunch will be served and registration is required (ADM-107).


  • Casino Night
    Friday, Nov. 10, 9 p.m. – 12 a.m.
    Try your luck at craps, roulette, blackjack and more, along with a chance to win some fun prizes! You won’t want to miss out on this fun.


  • Annual Governor’s EMS Awards Program and Reception
    Saturday, Nov. 11. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The program starts at 6:15 p.m.
    Norfolk Ballroom, 1st floor, Marriott
    Join us in celebrating the Commonwealth’s 2023 Governor’s EMS Award presentation. This year, there will be no fee for this event. Everyone is invited to attend but seating is on a first come first serve basis. We’ll have the EMS Memorial Tribute and the presentation of the awards. Dinner will be served and limited banquet-style seating will be available.