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2024 National Disaster Resilience Conference: Resilience Reimagined - Call for Abstracts

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)

The nonprofit Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH) seeks presenter abstracts for its premier conference, the National Disaster Resilience Conference (NDRC24). The planning committee is pleased to announce NDRC24 will take place in Clearwater Beach, FL, from November 20 through 22, 2024. The abstract submission deadline is Monday, April 29, 2024.

NDRC24 will feature keynote presentations, discussion panels, spotlight topics, and stories of resilience that will help create more resilient buildings and disaster-resilient communities in the face of earthquakes, floods, hail, hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, wildfires, and other natural hazards.  

Presentations are sought in the following principal focus areas:
1. Innovation in Science and Engineering: Contributions supporting preparedness, response, recovery, or mitigation.
2. Policy: Insights driving resilience through robust building codes, smart finance, marketplace incentive programs, tax benefits, or innovative approaches.
3. Practice: Collaboration among advocates, officials, communicators, emergency managers, insurance professionals, journalists, leaders, merchants, meteorologists, manufacturers, public officials, researchers, and scientists.
4. Stories of Resilience: Showcasing the cause of disaster safety through human resilience and recovery in real-life case studies.

Your submission should include a response to the following question:

  1. How can NDRC24 attendees and the disaster safety and resilience stakeholder community engage in and/or benefit from your work to advance resilience?

For more than two decades, NDRC conferences have featured presentations from a range of organizations and businesses, including ABC News, Applied Technology Council, Disaster-Smart Consulting, Inc., FEMA, FLASH, FOX Weather, Global Protection Products, LLC, Huber Engineered Woods, IEM, Insurance Information Institute, Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, International Code Council, ISO-Verisk Analytics, Lowe's, Mennonite Disaster Service, MIT, MyRadar, National Association of Insurance Commissioners, National Fire Protection Agency, National Hurricane Center, National Institute of Building Sciences, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Renew Financial, Simpson Strong-Tie, Southern California Earthquake Center, State Farm, The Weather Channel, Texas General Land Office, University of Florida, USAA, U.S. Resiliency Council, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Small Business Administration, Wildfire Defense Systems, Inc., and more.

For more information or to submit an abstract, visit the National Disaster Resilience Conference website or email

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