2021 Preliminary Schedule At-A-Glance*

 

The 2021 program will focus on FOUR key themes. They include:

  • Climate Change Resilience
  • COVID-19 and Pandemic Response
  • Cybersecurity & Infrastructure
  • Underserved & Vulnerable Populations

 

 

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Theme:   Covid-19: International Response, Adaptation & Recovery
2:00 PM – 3:15 PM Welcome & Opening Plenary Session
Hot off the Presses: Pandemic Research Findings Revealed
3:30 PM – 4:15 PM Concurrent Sessions: 

  • A Pathway Forward from 2020: Leveraging COVID-19 to Increase Resilience for 2021 & Beyond
  • Innovative Training for Operational Resilience During COVID-19
  • Pandemic Lessons for Future Events: The Transportation Case Study
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Closing Plenary Session
COVID-19: What’s Next?
5:30 PM “Welcome” Mixer

 

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Theme:  Vulnerable & Underserved Populations
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM

Plenary Session
Chief Resiliency Officer Panel

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Concurrent Sessions 

  • Equitable Climate Resilience Tools and Resources for U.S. Local Governments
  • The 3 Easy, Proven Steps to Prepare Any Vulnerable Community for Disasters in 2021 and Beyond

11:00 AM – 12Noon

Plenary Session
BRIC & Beyond: A Fireside Chat

12Noon – 1:30 PM

Lunch

 

Theme:  Climate Change Resilience 
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Keynote Plenary Session
Governor’s Discussion – Climate Change Resilience

 

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM Concurrent Sessions

  • Using Green Infrastructure to Create Resilient Communities
  • Sustainability: The Importance of Sustainability and Resilience in Insurance and Risk

3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Closing Plenary Session
CROS, Climate Change, and Collaboration

5:00 PM – 6:30 PM Outdoor Networking Event: RES-Fest

 

Friday, September 17, 2021

Theme:  Cybersecurity & Infrastructure
8:45 AM – 9:45 AM Keynote Plenary Session
Cybersecurity & Critical Infrastructure Resilience in Today’s World: A Fireside Chat

10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Concurrent Sessions

  • Cyber attack Simulation: We’ve Been Hacked! Now What?
  • Preventing, Preparing for, Responding to, and Recovering from a Cyber Attack on Critical Infrastructure
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM Closing Plenary Session
Discussion with U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) – Infrastructure
12:30 PM Conference Concludes

 

*Subject To Change