Kicking Off Hurricane Preparedness Season Symposium 2014
May 30, 2014
The Travelers Institute and the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety hosted the fourth annual Kicking Off Hurricane Preparedness Season symposium, an event highlighting disaster preparedness and resiliency on the eve of the 2014 hurricane season. Industry and community leaders convened to discuss disaster preparedness, response and recovery and share lessons learned from recent weather events. Click for a full summary.
Moderator - Joan Woodward, President, Travelers Institute; Executive Vice President, Public Policy; The Travelers Companies, Inc.
Debra T. Ballen, General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Public Policy, Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety
Stephen E. Flynn, Professor of Political Science; Director, Center for Resilience Studies; Director, Master of Security and Resilience Studies Program; Co-Director, George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security, Northeastern University
Scott Humphrey, Director of Service, Risk Control, The Travelers Companies, Inc.
See highlights from this event:
The Travelers Institute hosted the fourth annual Kicking Off Hurricane Preparedness Season symposium, an event highlighting disaster preparedness and resiliency on the eve of the 2014 hurricane season. This video highlights the event’s top three ideas on hurricane preparedness:
1. Mitigation as a bipartisan issue
2. Investing in resilience is a competitive advantage for communities
3. Business continuity planning helps businesses stay in business