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-resilience-workshop.cfm
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_agenda_6_26_14.pdf. 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/