Kicking Off Hurricane Preparedness Season Symposium 2013
In order to mark the beginning of the 2013 hurricane season, the Travelers Institute hosted the third annual "Kicking Off Hurricane Preparedness Season" symposium in partnership with NYSE Euronext, the Partnership for New York City, and the Wharton School. The symposium focused on key lessons learned from Superstorm Sandy and highlighted how the City of New York and the NYSE successfully prepared for and resumed operation after the storm. Experts from the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center, a leader in the disaster preparedness field, and the Travelers Institute highlighted the importance of preparedness and insurance education. Click for a full summary.
Seth Pinsky, Director, Mayor’s Special Initiative for Rebuilding & Resiliency and President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC)
Moderator - Joan Woodward, President, Travelers Institute; Executive Vice President, Public Policy; The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Howard Kunreuther, Co-director, Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center
Jim McConnell, Assistant Commissioner for Strategic Data, NYC Office of Emergency Management
Joe Mecane, EVP, and Head of Cash Execution, NYSE
Robert Walsh, Commissioner, NYC Department of Small Business Services
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May 31, 2013: Kicking Off Hurricane Preparedness Season 2013 (New York, NY)