Disaster Preparedness Symposia Series
Opportunities for Integrating Disaster Mitigation and Energy Retrofit Programs
June 14, 2010
The program will comprised a series of panel discussions that will addressed the need for disaster mitigation to be incorporated into federal disaster policy, the cost savings a combined approach to energy efficiency and disaster mitigation brings for households and the federal government and the effect of mitigation strategies like appropriate building codes and home retrofits on weather-related losses. Click for a full summary.
Sharlene Leurig, Ceres
Dr. Sandra Knight, Deputy Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administrator, Mitigation, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Moderator - Joan Woodward, President, Travelers Institute; Executive Vice President, Public Policy; The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Moderator - Debra T. Ballen, General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Public Policy, Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety
Moderator - Sharlene Leurig, Ceres
Garrett Walton, Rebuild Northwest Florida
Greg Hale, Natural Resources Defense Council
Katie Rothenberg, U.S. Green Building Council
Mike Italiano, Capital Markets Partnership
Stephen S. Szoke, Portland Cement Association
Wanda Edwards, Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS)
Michael Cohen, Renaissance Re