January 15-17, 2013, join over 1,200 leaders from the emergency
response, scientific, policy, conservation, and business communities, as
well as federal and local government officials, to address themes such
as cascading disasters, the intersection of the built and natural
environments, disasters as mechanisms of ecosystem change, rethinking
recovery and expanding the vision of mitigation, human behavior and its
consequences and "No Regrets" resilience.
Network, share your experience, and work across traditional
boundaries to develop strategies and launch new partnerships and
initiatives to improve the forecasting, preparedness, responsiveness,
and resilience of communities to environmental disasters of all types.
Explore the website - view the agenda, watch the videos and and
listen to interviews below, register and join us in January for what has
been called "Davos for the Environment."
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported that
there were 14 disasters which caused greater than one billion dollars of
damage in the United States in 2011 alone –more than during the entire
decade of the 1980s.