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Jan 2016


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2016 FLASH Annual Conference - Federal Alliance For Safe Homes

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Event Overview:

The Conference will bring together the Nation's foremost voices in the disaster safety and resilience movement to share best practices, inspire, collaborate, and create meaningful action.

Attendees will include leaders, professionals and practitioners from a cross-section of organizations who share the FLASH mission of strengthening homes and safeguarding families from disasters of all kinds. With the theme of “The Next Generation of Resilience,” topics will focus on building product innovation, financial solutions, policy leadership, public outreach initiatives, scientific insights, and new technologies to drive better building and create disaster-resilient communities in the face of earthquakes, hail, hurricanes, lightning, power outages, tornadoes, and wildfires. Register today to be a part of this dynamic conference. FLASH is crafting the Conference program focused on the following:

The Next Generation of Codes/Standards/Policies

  • Adoption/Enforcement Challenges
  • Multi-peril Codes/Standards/Policies
  • Addressing climate change/sea level rise
  • Education opportunities and successes

The Next Generation of Residential Construction

  • Science/Engineering
  • Design
  • Actualization
  • Addressing multiple perils during construction

The Next Generation of Resilient Communities

  • What does a Resilient Community look like?
  • Market-driven solutions
  • Framework for measuring resilience
  • Incentivizing resilience
  • Case studies on resilience success

The Next Generation of Outreach/Education

  • Effectively communicating the weather/risk
  • Effectively communicating the solutions
  • Consumer demand for resilience
  • Multiple-peril risk communication

Creating a Disaster Resilient Generation

  • Socio-economic relationship to community resilience
  • Life cycle costs of community resilience
  • Defining affordability when designing for disasters
  • Making resilience a trend and a lasting value: making buildings last

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.


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