Developing A Community-Centered Approach to Disaster Resilience Workshop

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 ( 8:00 am to 5:00 pm )

Location: Stevens Institute of Technology

You are invited to attend the second in a series of workshops organized by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop a community-scale approach to disaster resilience, to be held Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Participation is open to all stakeholders with an interest in disaster resilience, including, but not limited to, planners, designers, engineers, and contractors; facility owners, managers and users; local, state and federal government officials; utility owners, operators and regulators; members of standards and model code development organizations; insurers and re-insurers; industry and professional associations; disaster response and recovery groups; and academic experts.

Highlights of the day: An expert panel will discuss the community resilience lessons from Superstorm Sandy before working groups of participants convene to develop sector-specific chapters of the Framework.

Space is limited. Please register early to participate and contribute to the development of a community-scale Disaster Resilience Framework.  The registration fee is $50.00.

For more information and to register for this workshop, CLICK HERE.