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2021 National Disaster Resilience Conference Call for Presentations Now Open

January 7, 2021 GMT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) seeks presenter abstracts for its premier conference, the National Disaster Resilience Conference (NDRC21). The planning committee is pleased to announce NDRC21 will take place in Clearwater Beach, FL, from Wednesday, December 1 to Friday, December 3, 2021. The abstract submission deadline is Tuesday, March 30, 2021.

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NDRC21 will bring together the nation’s foremost voices in the disaster safety and resilience movement to share best practices, inspire, and collaborate. Attendees will include leaders, professionals, and practitioners from a cross-section of private, public, and nonprofit organizations who share the mission of strengthening homes and safeguarding families from disasters of all kinds.

The committee is seeking individual presenter or full panel submissions with a focus on:

  • Science and Engineering – to support preparedness, response, recovery, or mitigation.
  • Policy – to advance resilience through strong modern building codes, smart finance, marketplace incentive programs, tax benefits, or innovation.
  • Practice – to bring together advocates, building and fire code officials, communicators, emergency managers, engineers, futurists, insurance professionals, journalists, leaders, merchants, meteorologists, product manufacturers, public officials, researchers, scientists, and more.

Your submission should include responses to the following questions:

Previous NDRC conferences included multi-peril keynote speeches, panels, and presentations from resilience-minded businesses and organizations such as BuildStrong Coalition, Earthquake Engineering Research Institute, FEMA, FLASH, Hagerty Consulting, Huber Engineered Woods, Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, International Code Council, ISO-Verisk Analytics, Lowe’s, Mennonite Disaster Service, MIT, MyRadar, National Hurricane Center, Portland Cement Association, Simpson Strong-Tie, Southern California Earthquake Center, State Farm, The Weather Channel, University of Florida, USAA, U.S. Small Business Administration, and more.

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For more information or to submit an abstract, visit the National Disaster Resilience Conference website or email info@flash.org.

About FLASH

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) is the country’s leading consumer advocate for strengthening homes and safeguarding families from natural and manmade disasters. The FLASH partnership includes more than 100 innovative and diverse organizations that share a vision of making America a more disaster-resilient nation, including FEMA, Florida Division of Emergency Management, Huber Engineered Woods, International Code Council,

ISO - Verisk Analytics, Lowe’s, National Weather Service, Portland Cement Association,

Simpson Strong-Tie, State Farm, and USAA. In 2008, FLASH and Disney opened the interactive weather experience StormStruck: A Tale of Two Homes in Lake Buena Vista, FL. Learn more about FLASH and access free consumer resources by visiting www.flash.org, calling toll-free (877) 221- SAFE (7233), following @federalalliance on Twitter, and Facebook.com/federalalliance.

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SOURCE Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)