CAMEO:Training and Events

Current Training Sessions

No current training sessions at this time. Check back soon!

Ongoing Training

Louisiana State University, National Center for Biomedical Research (NCBRT) offers Department of Homeland Security (DHS) certified courses covered under the NCBRT’s Homeland Security National Training Program Cooperative Agreement. CAMEO introductory and advanced courses are included in this program. As a DHS primary training provider, the NCBRT can offer this vital training at no direct cost to your agency. Please contact the NCBRT at or 1-877-829-8550 to schedule a course through your state administrative agency, or visit NCBRT's site Exitto learn more about their training opportunities.

University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) offers two online CAMEO courses:

CAMEO 1 - This course covers the CAMEO Chemicals and the ALOHA software programs.  The cost is $350.  For information or to register for these courses, contact Karen Murray at UCLA-LOSH at (310) 794-5989, or e-mail her at  

CAMEO 2 - (must have completed CAMEO 1, or have previous experience with the CAMEO Chemicals and ALOHA software) -- This course covers the MARPLOT mapping program and the CAMEOfm Data Templates, and culminates in a simulation of a massive earthquake releasing many chemicals at once, that your emergency response agency must handle.  In that final exercise, you must use all of the software programs in the CAMEO Suite -- CAMEO Chemicals, ALOHA, MARPLOT, and CAMEOfm.  The cost is $350. For information or to register for these courses, contact Karen Murray at UCLA-LOSH at (310) 794-5989, or e-mail her at  

About the Instructor - The Instructor is Kevin Smith, a federally certified CAMEO Instructor (one of 65 in the United States).  Kevin is a retired Deputy Fire Marshal and has responded to over 1,000 hazardous materials incidents over the course of his career.  He has used CAMEO since 1987, and has taught the CAMEO courses offered at The Continuing Challenge Hazardous Materials Workshop in Sacramento every year since 1992.  He has also taught CAMEO on-line through the University of California for over a decade.  You can reach Kevin at, or at (714) 856-3479.

User Groups

New England CAMEO User Group
For information about the New England CAMEO User Group user group, email: Tom Campbell (  or call: (401) 222-1360 Ext. 7128.

CAMEO News Service

The CAMEO News Service is a one-way listserv which serves as a communication tool for CAMEO managers and developers to communicate important information to the CAMEO community. The service provides users with an up-to-date status on various aspects of the CAMEOfm/CAMEO Chemicals/MARPLOT/ALOHA software. To subscribe to the CAMEO News Service, send an empty email to