Empowering Resilience: Hurricanes

Hurricanes are among the most destructive natural disasters, and their impact can be far-reaching, causing significant damage to infrastructure, disrupting essential services, and posing severe risks to public safety. As an emergency manager, it is crucial to stay up-to-date with the latest practices and guidelines to protect your communities and ensure efficient emergency management during these challenging events.

Our expert panel of seasoned emergency management professionals will share their extensive knowledge around:

  • Risk Assessment and Planning: Discover how to identify vulnerable areas, evaluate infrastructure resilience, and develop comprehensive preparedness plans tailored to the unique needs of your community.
  • Emergency Communication and Public Awareness: Explore innovative communication strategies to disseminate critical information before, during, and after hurricanes. Keep the public informed and foster a culture of preparedness.
  • Collaborative Partnerships and Resources: Forge strong partnerships with relevant stakeholders, including other government agencies, non-profit organizations, and community groups. Explore available resources and tools to enhance your emergency management capabilities and improve collaboration within your jurisdiction.

The speakers

Sally Waite

Emergency Management Director - Martin County, FL Fire Rescue

David McIntire

Deputy Director of Emergency Management - Brunswick County, NC

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The Agenda

Take a peek at our agenda for this live event, and we hope to see you there!

Wednesday, June 1 | 12-4:30pm CT

Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, IL




Welcome Remarks:

Teresa Anderson


Keynote: Resilience During COVID: From Fighting Crime to Protecting Employees

Chief Brendan Deenihan


Trends and Strategies for Managing Risks with a Hybrid Workforce

George Siegle




Panel Session: Operational Resilience in an Ever-Changing Risk Landscape

Teresa Anderson | George Siegle Chf. Brendan Deenihan | Thomas Henkey


Closing Remarks:

Teresa Anderson

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