Discover how to minimize the effect of a man-made or natural disaster on your organization. Attendees will learn what to do before, during and after a crisis. Learn about the latest threats and how to prepare your organization.

Our programs offer an incredible breadth of content, bringing you speakers from diverse fields, all of whom have one objective in mind: To help you lead more effectively so as to meet the challenges of today’s disaster environment.

Thursday 26 July 2018

Grand Hyatt Seattle


  • Natural disasters
  • Cybersecurity
  • Active shooter
  • Workplace violence
  • Data back-up and recovery
  • Incident management
  • Continuity programs
  • Social media disasters

The rise of resilience: From the individual to the global. Enhancing recovery by supporting community resilience.

The Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience will host the inaugural Australian Disaster Resilience Conference (ADRC) in Perth, Western Australia, from 6-7 September 2018. This conference will bring together local government, communities, NGOs, not-for-profits, research organisations, education partners and the private sector to share thinking and practice around disaster resilience.


  • Case studies on disaster resilience
  • Disaster risk reduction strategies
  • Measuring and assessing disaster resilience
  • Enhancing recovery through greater community resilience
  • Disaster resilience strategy and policy
  • New directions in disaster resilience

The 2018 National Disaster Resilience Conference that will bring together the nation›s foremost voices in the disaster safety and resilience movement on November 7-9 in Clearwater Beach, FL. Keynote presentations, discussion panels, and spotlight topics will focus on the latest in science, policy, and practice to create more resilient buildings and disaster-resilient communities in the face of earthquakes, floods, hail, hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, and wildfires, as well as human-caused disasters.


  • Resilience in the workplace
  • Building resilient homes
  • Science, policy, and practice
  • Leveraging risk communication
  • Measuring resilience
  • Innovating resilience through new research and science
  • Lessons learned from 2017 disasters
  • and more…

RES/CON is the premier annual international conference on the practice of successful resilience and disaster management in an evolving global environment.

This is a rebranding of a conference called International Disaster Conference and Expo (IDCE) that has brought over 800 registrants to New Orleans annually since 2012.

Based in New Orleans — a globally recognized hub of resilience, disaster management and innovation — this 3-day conference will bring a previously unseen mix of disaster and resilience practitioners to explore profound and powerful topics that impact communities and economies worldwide.

Plenary sessions, workshops, policy debates, best-practice reviews and peer networking events will engage and promote participation from all who attend.


  • Economic Resilience
  • Emergency Management
  • Coastal Restoration and Water Management
  • Technology, Homeland Security
  • First Response
  • Business Continuity and all aspects of Disaster Resilience, Response, Recovery, and Mitigation.

The Building Resilience Conference is an annual international conference exploring resilience as a useful framework of analysis for how society can cope with the threat of natural and human induced hazards.  The 2018 edition is organised by the University of Lisbon, the University of Coimbra (Portugal) and the Global Disaster Resilience Centre at the University of Huddersfield (UK), in association with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR).

The ICBR’2018 will take place in historic city of Lisbon in Portugal and the mot for the 2018’s edition is “Risk and Resilience in practice: Vulnerabilities, Displaced People, Local Communities and Heritages”. The goal of the conference is to promote the sharing and discussion on current and future trends in understanding, modeling and managing resilience-related domains.


  • Operationalizing risk-related concepts
  • Climate change challenges
  • Multi-scale risk governance
  • Critical infrastructure
  • Urban design and planning
  • Drivers of disaster risk creation
  • and more…