Disaster and resilience practitioners from around the globe are invited to attend RES/CON: The Global Resilience Summit, the annual convening for this growing field of experts spanning the public, private and NGO sectors. RES/CON will take place on March 7 – 9, 2017, at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
An early registration discount for the private sector is offered through January 31, 2017.
Based in New Orleans — a globally recognized hub of resilience, disaster management and innovation – RES/CON is the premier international conference on the practice of successful resilience and disaster management in an evolving global environment. Plenary sessions, workshops, policy debates, best-practice reviews, thought leadership and peer networking events will serve to engage global and local thought leaders and promote participation from all who attend in an exploration of profound and powerful topics that impact communities and economies worldwide.
Programming will include:
This 3-day conference will build upon last year’s mix of disaster and resilience professionals to explore profound and powerful topics that impact communities and economies worldwide. RES/CON will offer programming that touches on a wide range of topics: Economic Resilience, Coastal Restoration and Water Management, Technology, Emergency Management, Homeland Security, Disaster Philanthropy, Corporate Responsibility, First Response, Business Continuity and all aspects of Disaster Resilience, Response, Recovery, and Mitigation.