"The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has developed this Improvement Planning Conference User's Handbook, which provides the necessary information and documentation to assist any State or Urban Area in conducting an annual Improvement Planning Conference. It has been tailored to include documents appropriate to the needs of the State or Urban Area conducting the Improvement Planning Conference, including guidelines, sample documents, timelines, and definitions. The annual Improvement Planning Conference provides an opportunity for a State or Urban Area to review Improvement Planning action items from the previous year's exercises and real-world events, and to determine new priorities for the State or Urban Area training and exercise program. These priorities will be the foundation for development of the Multi-Year Training and Exercise Plan and Schedule, which is revised annually at the Training and Exercise Plan Workshop (T&EPW). The T&EPW is held subsequent to the Improvement Planning Conference."
Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP): https://hseep.dhs.gov/