2024 Schedule at a Glance*



Tuesday • April 23
7:30 – 12:30 PM
Choice of Optional Offsite Experiential Resilience Tour (limited availability!)




All content programming is subject to change*
Speakers & Descriptions coming soon *

Tuesday • April 23

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Registration Check-in

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Welcome Plenary Address

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
Keynote Address

3:15 PM – 3:30 PM
PM Break
Take a little mental snack break.

3:30 PM – 4:15PM
Campfire Sessions
Features: South Carolina
Speaker: Alex Butler, South Carolina Office of Resilience

4:30 PM – 5:30PM
Plenary Panel
“Go Big or Go Local: A Spectrum of Strategies Towards a Resilient Electric Grid”

Welcome Mixer


Wednesday • April 24

8:00 AM
Coffee + Conversation
Join us at the “ResCon Rendevous” meet-up spot for coffee to get your morning going.

8:15 AM – 9:00 AM
Campfire Sessions
Features: Louisiana
Matthew Hammond, LA GOHSEP

9:15 AM – 10:00 AM
Concurrent Sessions:

  • “Lessons from Recent Wildfire and Extreme Heat Disasters

    Nicole Boothman-Shepard, AECOM
    Thomas Chandler, PhD, National Preparedness Center
    Karl Kim, PhD, National Disaster Preparedness Training Center
  • “Spontaneous Volunteers: How to Turn Emotion into Action”
    Sarah Davis, Off the Beaten Path Consulting
    Brian Nestler, Event Safety Plus

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM
AM Break

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Plenary Session
“Unlocking Federal Funding for Resilience Projects”

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM
“Al-Fresco Luncheon”
Enjoy some delicious food, unwind and decompress, all while you dine al-fresco on the Porch.

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM
Plenary Panel
“Strengthening Resilience: Unpacking Risk Management & Insurance”

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM
Fast Break
Refresh yourself for the rest of the afternoon with a quick hydration break.

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM
Concurrent Sessions

  • “Harnessing the Tech Revolution”
    Mike Byrne, Deloitte
    Jeff McLeod, Deloitte
  • “Money is Key to All Stages of Disaster
    Tbd., Payments as a Lifeline

3:30 PM – 4:45 PM
Plenary Panel
“Building Social Equity into Resilience Preparedness”

4:45 PM-6:30PM
Networking Event
Come grab some fresh air and a cool beverage while we mix and mingle. There, you can enjoy snacks, drinks and some fun and games with old and new friends alike.


Thursday • April 25

8:00 AM
Coffee + Bites
Join us at the “ResCon Rendevous” meet-up spot for coffee to get your morning going.


8:15 AM – 9:00 AM
Campfire Sessions
Features: Virginia
Speakers: Travis Voyles, Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources; Matt Wells, Department of Conservation and Recreation

9:15 AM – 10:15 AM
Keynote Plenary Address

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM
Plenary Session
Annual CRO Panel: Metrics + Transforming Ideas into Impact

11:45 AM
Conference Concludes