Dates: December 9-13, 2013
Location: Baton Rouge, LA
Recognizing both the importance of the incorporation of disaster management studies in university curricula and the significance of disaster resilient universities in disaster-prone communities, SDMI will assist the USAID OFDA (Latin America and Caribbean Region) by hosting a delegation of 15-25 University Administrators from Latin America the week of December 9, 2013. Planned activities will introduce the Latin American visitors to federal, state and local (including university-level) programs that are in place here in Louisiana to help us better prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters. Attendees will:
- Visit federal, state and local agencies and NGOs responsible for disaster planning and response activities.
- Discuss with university faculty and staff disaster- and epidemic-related academic programs and projects which have been incorporated into the university curricula.
- Visit with officials and faculty from New Orleans universities that were impacted by Hurricane Katrina to discuss continuity of operations and emergency management for institutions of higher learning.
- See the ongoing revitalization of post-Katrina New Orleans.
Dates: January 7-10, 2014
Location: New Orleans, LA
The mission of the International Disaster Conference & Expo (IDCE) is to unite public and private sector professionals from around the world for discussions regarding policy, lessons learned, best practices, and forward thinking, resulting in the mitigation of loss of life and property when catastrophic events occur.
IDCE is the only event supported across such a broad spectrum of industry perspectives: Homeland Security, Emergency Management, Emergency Response, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, Resilience, Global Security, Large Loss / Claims, and more
Dates: April 28-30, 2014
Location: New Orleans, LA
The 2014 Continuity Insights Management Conference will be held on April 28-30, 2014 at the Sheraton New Orleans in New Orleans, LA.
The Continuity Insights Management Conference is the premiere event for strategic business continuity discussion, offering unmatched opportunities to learn from and network with those responsible for the integrity, availability, resilience and security of their organizations.
Continuity The conference comprises three days of comprehensive educational programming, numerous networking opportunities, a review of the latest technologies and practices, additional certification and post-conference workshops, and much more. It is truly the industry’s leading event for experienced business continuity professionals.