Kicking Off Hurricane Preparedness Season Symposium 2019
Greenville, North Carolina
Friday, June 7, 2019
Are you ready for hurricane season? Join community members and business leaders for this interactive look at the 2019 hurricane season, the latest research on preparedness, lessons learned from past storms and ideas for building back stronger.
Travelers Excellence in Community Resilience Award
Through its charitable giving arm, the Travelers Foundation, and its public policy division, the Travelers Institute, Travelers has created an annual Excellence in Community Resilience Award of $100,000 to recognize an organization that demonstrates leadership in addressing community resiliency. The 2019 award will be presented at this event. Learn more about the award.
Presented by the Travelers Institute, East Carolina University College of Business, Risk Management and Insurance Program, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety, Independent Insurance Agents of North Carolina, and the Small Business and Technology Development Center.
Paul Schwager, Dean, East Carolina University
Michelle Osborne, Ph.D., Chief Deputy Commissioner of Insurance
Excellence in Community Resilience Award Presented by:
Joan Woodward, Executive Vice President of Public Policy, President, Travelers Institute
Marlene Ibsen, Vice President of Community Relations, President, Travelers Foundation
Keynote Address: Building a Culture of Preparedness
Dan Kaniewski, Ph.D., Deputy Administrator, Resilience, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Moderator, Joan Woodward, Executive Vice President of Public Policy, President, Travelers Institute
Gina Schwitzgebel, General Manager, CEO, North Carolina Joint Underwriting Association and North Carolina Insurance Underwriting Association
Alister Watts, Chief Product Officer, Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety
Elise Montonari, Vice President, Personal Insurance Analytics, Travelers
Additional speakers to be announced
Friday, June 7, 2019
11:30 a.m. Registration & Networking
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon Program
East Carolina University
Main Campus Student Center
501 East 10th Street
Greenville, NC 27858
View campus map. The program will take place in the Main Campus Student Center (#281). Validated parking offered in the Student Center Parking Deck (#294).