Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit June 8 – 11, 2015, National Harbor, MD. Discover a Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program that covers the latest strategies in crisis management, business resilience, and DR. DRG readers save $200 with code GARTMP1. Click HERE>>
So You Want a Base Camp? If your disaster preparedness or continuity plan includes a base camp, here are some key considerations as you develop your plan. It is far better to think through these issues well in advance than to be scrambling after a disaster. Click HERE>>
- 17th Disaster Resource GUIDE to Publish in Spring 2015
You must renew each year. The theme is "Leadership and the Road to Resilience" to include: Thought Leadership (on urgent topics and issues), Executive Leadership (the qualities & structures of leadership) and Program Leadership (metrics, reporting, etc.). Click HERE>>
- New Research Sheds Light on First Responders’ Needs
A study by the University at Buffalo School of Management looks at the 2008 terrorist attacks in Mumbai and offers recommendations to better prepare first responders. Click HERE>>
- Sometimes Destruction Leads to Good Things
After devastating earthquakes in 2010/11, Christchurch, New Zealand, had a lot of bouncing back to do. Take a look at how it took advantage of destruction. Click HERE>>
- Learning from the Augusta Ice Storm
A year after the ice storm, Augusta’s Emergency Management Agency has revamped its operations to address the issues it dealt with. See what else is being done. Click HERE>>
- New York Launches $40 Million Energy Competition
The goal is to encourage people to develop microgrids, key systems for keeping the power on during severe weather conditions, to create a stronger state power grid. Click HERE>>
- Helping Responders Handle Farm Emergencies
First responders often don’t have the training to handle emergencies on farms – farm owners can create emergency action plans to help. Click HERE>>
- How Minneapolis Plans to Create the Most Resilient Neighborhood
It’s called Prospect North, and has been described as a ‘city within a city,’ an ‘innovation district’ and a ‘living laboratory.’ So what exactly is it? Click HERE>>
DRI2015 is the premiere event to learn & network. DRI International's fourth annual conference & exhibition, March 1-4, in San Antonio, TX! Check out the complete program for the rundown of exciting speakers and session topics! Click HERE>>
Get Ready BIG Time! With the “Office Kit on Wheels-20” you’ll have all the items you need to ensure your office is prepared for any disaster. Packed in a 50 gallon container on wheels, it provides coverage for up to 20 employees. Click HERE>>
National Hurricane Conference 2015 Austin, TX. Mar. 30 - Apr. 2. Save lives and property by improving hurricane preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation. Exchange ideas and recommend new policies to improve Emergency Management. Click HERE>>
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American Public Works Association (APWA) Int’l Public Works Congress & Expo
August 30 – September 2: Phoenix, AZ. Join nearly 6,000 public works professionals in Phoenix as APWA unveils the newest equipment and breakthrough technologies and brings you an unparalleled education track covering the entire gamut of public works. Don't miss the chance to connect with public works professionals from all over the country in America's sixth-largest city, Phoenix, AZ. Click HERE>>
National PrepareAthon! Day is April 30, 2015
America's PrepareAthon! is an opportunity for individuals, organizations, and communities to prepare for specific hazards through drills, group discussions, and exercises. It will revolve around taking the actions to prepare for these six specific hazards: earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires and winter storms. Click HERE>>
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