2019 National Disaster Resilience Conference

Topics:
  • Disaster Relief

The 2019 National Disaster Resilience Conference will bring together the nation’s foremost voices in the disaster safety and resilience movement on November 19-22 in Clearwater Beach, FL. 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 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.

The 2019 program topics will address:

Big Business: Best practices for resilience in the workplace
Big Idea: Building resilient homes using emerging products and methods
Big Innovation: New efforts across science, policy, or practice
Big Message: Leveraging risk communication that creates resilience
Big Metrics: Measuring resilience to achieve success
Big Money: Making the economic case for code-plus construction
Big Picture: Learning from resilience best practices around the globe
Big Policy: Understanding the U.S. building code landscape
Big Science: Innovating resilience through new research and science
Big Trends: Exploring the latest in resilience in the marketplace
Big Weather: Sharing the lessons learned from the 2017 disasters