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Join us for the 2017 National Disaster Resilience Conference that will bring together the nation's foremost voices in the disaster safety and resilience movement on October 25 – 27 in Atlanta. The conference will feature expert presenters and leaders from American Institute of Architects, AIR Worldwide, BASF Corporation, DHS, FEMA, GAO, MIT, Simpson Strong-Tie, State Farm Insurance Companies, The Weather Channel, USAA, and many other organizations to share best practices, deliver research insights, and generate new collaborative opportunities.

Keynote presentations, discussion panels, and spotlight topics will focus on the latest in science, policy, and practice to create more resilient buildings and disaster-resilient communities in the face of earthquakes, floods, hail, hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, and wildfires, as well as human-caused disasters. Design questions in the program include:

  • Big Business: What are the best practices for resilience in the workplace?
  • Big Message: How can we make resilience a story standard for the media?
  • Big Money: Making the Economic Case for Code-Plus Construction
  • Big Picture: Do we have the right tools to measure and drive community resilience?
  • Big Policy: Are we making the case for building codes?
  • Big Science: How can we innovate resilience using new research?
  • Big Trends: Will tiny homes become the new normal?
  • Big Weather: What is the latest in flood safety and mitigation from the ground up?
 
Design professionals, emergency managers, financial services experts, futurists, housing experts, insurers, journalists, meteorologists, product manufacturers, risk communicators, scientists, social psychologists, and many others will come together to make this conference an innovation incubator for the disaster safety and resilience movement.

Please join our growing list of sponsors to help underwrite this dynamic program. Learn more about sponsorship here. View a video of the 2016 conference highlights below.
 



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