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Registration Now Open: Second Workshop to Develop a Community-Scale Disaster Resilience Framework

6/25/2014 9:50 AM

You are invited to attend the second in a series of workshops organized by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop a community-scale approach to disaster resilience, to be held July 30, 2014, at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, NJ.

Registration for this workshop is now open,

Participation is open to all stakeholders with an interest in disaster resilience, including, but not limited to, planners, designers, engineers, and contractors; facility owners, managers and users; local, state and federal government officials; utility owners, operators and regulators; members of standards and model code development organizations; insurers and re-insurers; industry and professional associations; disaster response and recovery groups; and academic experts.

Highlights of the day: An expert panel will discuss the community resilience lessons from Superstorm Sandy before working groups of participants convene to develop sector-specific chapters of the Framework.

Space is limited. Please register early to participate and contribute to the development of a community-scale Disaster Resilience Framework. The registration fee is $50.00.

To learn more about the NIST Community Disaster Resilience Program, go to:

If you have questions about the workshop or the NIST program, send them to:

Stephen Cauffman
Engineering Laboratory
100 Bureau Dr.
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-8611

Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology