RES/CON Organizers Announce Speakers and Programming for 2017 Conference

Organizers for RES/CON – The Global Resilience Summit – today announced the 2017 speaker and programming lineup, including representatives from the United Nations, Twitter, City of Los Angeles, HR&A Advisors, AirBnB, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, G&H International Services, Perkins+Will, U.S. Geological Survey, Zurich Insurance, Shell Exploration & Production Company, among many global […]

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2016 RES/CON Photo Gallery Now Available!

Click here to view the 2016 RES/CON Photo Gallery!  

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New Orleans on a Budget!

Conference to be held March 1 – 3, 2016 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Last chance to register for RES/CON New Orleans! Attending RES/CON in New Orleans can be easy on your wallet. With these exciting things to do in New Orleans, you’ll be able to combine business and pleasure, affordably!  […]

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RES/CON and Ridge Global Announce Global Resiliency Forum

EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY: Confronting Existential Risks at the “Global Resiliency Forum” A unique opportunity to join world thought-leaders at a “Global Resiliency Forum,” developed by Ridge Global and sponsored by Walmart, will provide a new level of conversation around three key-resiliency areas: climate adaptation, cyber security, and terrorism. Over the course of this three-hour workshop, attendees will […]

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Guest Blog Post: Jeff Hebert

  As the first CRO of New Orleans, I not only feel the weight of this responsibility, but also the opportunity to chart a new path forward for the City, and have done so with the input of numerous stakeholders, residents, and partner organizations in Resilient New Orleans—the city’s first ever resilience strategy. While the […]

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Final Deadline Approaching for RES/CON Hotel Group Rate

Conference to be held March 1 – 3, 2016 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Time is running out to reserve hotel rooms and receive the RES/CON group rate. Final deadline is February 1. For more information on reserving a hotel room, please visit resconnola.com/program/hotel-travel-information. Early Bird discounted registration rates for the private […]

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More Educational Opportunities at RES/CON NEW ORLEANS 2016

RES/CON has partnered with the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), the National Evacuation Conference (NEC) and the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center (NDPTC) to offer pre-conference training and other continuing education opportunities at RESCON targeting the specialized interests of different segments within the resilience industry. Please see the available educational offerings below. RES/CON will […]

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Speaker Blog Post: Robin Barnes

While the colloquial description of New Orleans as the “Big Easy” lives on and is an apt slogan for many, the key elements of New Orleans’ post-Katrina comeback have been the extraordinary hard work, dedication and passion of innumerable residents, leaders, funders and boosters: in short, New Orleans’ story of survival has been anything but […]

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Louisiana Wins an additional $92 Million, for a total of nearly $234 million for City and State

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro and the Rockefeller Foundation announced the winners of the $1 billion National Disaster Resilience Competition (NDRC).  The city of New Orleans Thursday (Jan. 21) won a $141 million grant to create a “resilience district.” The city’s project was selected after a 16-month National Disaster […]

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Absolute Last Chance for Discount! Early Bird Registration Rates Extended until Jan. 30

Conference to be held March 1 – 3, 2016 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Early Bird discounted registration rates for the private sector have been extended through Saturday, January 30. To register, visit www.resconnola.com. Confirmed sessions include: Lessons Learned from the Paris attacks – Christian Sommade, Executive Director of the French […]

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Time is Running Out to Reserve Hotel Rooms and Receive the Group Rate

Conference to be held March 1 – 3, 2016 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Time is running out to reserve hotel rooms and receive the RES/CON group rate. For more information on reserving a hotel room, please visit resconnola.com/program/hotel-travel-information. Early Bird discounted registration rates for the private sector are only offered […]

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