Workshop to Develop a Community-Scale Disaster Resilience Framework

7/9/2014

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 July 30, 2014, at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ. 

Registration for this workshop is now open, http://www.nist.gov/el/building_materials/resilience/2nd-disaster-resili...

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. For the day’s agenda, please click here: http://www.nist.gov/el/building_materials/resilience/upload/july_30_agen.... 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.  To learn more about the NIST Community Disaster Resilience Program, go to: http://www.nist.gov/el/building_materials/resilience/