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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Important RES/CON Deadlines Tomorrow (Jan. 15)

Early Bird discounted registration rates for the private sector are only offered through this Friday, January 15. Time is also running out to reserve a hotel room in the RES/CON room block at the group rate. To register, visit www.resconnola.com. For more information on reserving a hotel room, please visit resconnola.com/program/hotel-travel-information. Disaster and resilience practitioners […]

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RES/CON NEW ORLEANS 2016 Announces Programming

RES/CON New Orleans, formerly known as IDCE (International Disaster Conference & Expo), announces its 2016 Professional Program featuring some of the most respected names in their respective industries speaking about the most pertinent and timely issues relating to disaster and resilience management. Attendees can expect to participate in discussions about innovations in resilience, best practices […]

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REGISTRATION OPENS FOR RES/CON NEW ORLEANS 2016

    Disaster and resilience practitioners from around the globe are invited to attend RES/CON NEW ORLEANS, the annual convening for this growing field of experts spanning the public, private and NGO sectors. RES/CON, formerly the International Disaster Conference & Expo (IDCE), will take place on March 1 – 3, 2016, at the New Orleans […]

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New Orleans mayor pledges 10 percent of budget to ‘resiliency’

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center would like to sincerely thank Mayor Mitch Landrieu for his extraordinary commitment to resilience last week during the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP21, in Paris.  Making this commitment to such a critical existential issue alongside an elite cadre of international leaders […]

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RES/CON Student Research Expo – Proposals due January 15, 2016

Display your research at the RES/CON (Resiliency Conference) 2016 Student Research Expo, co-hosted by the University of North Alabama – Security and Emergency Management program. The SRE proposal selection process is very competitive. We want to help you to be successful in submitting your proposal, so please follow the guidelines below closely. Consideration is only […]

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Last week for discount rate – Reserve your RES/CON booth by 12/10!

Discounted rates for booth spaces for RES/CON (Resiliency Conference), formerly International Disaster Conference & Expo, will end on December 10! You can go directly to the online floorplan which shows sales in real-time to select your booth(s) or simply purchase your booth now. 2016 Improvements: New exhibit hall attractions with four attendee lounges and stages […]

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