Kicking Off Hurricane Preparedness Season Symposium

Houston, Texas
Wednesday, May 30, 2018


Are you ready for hurricane season? Join residents and business leaders from across the city for this interactive look at Houston's recovery from Hurricane Harvey and the lessons learned for 2018 and beyond. Hear from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Houston Branch about economic recovery and how families and businesses have weathered the storm. And learn from safety and industry professionals about building back stronger and protect homes and businesses against the next storm.

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 2018 award will be presented during this event. Learn more about the award.

Presented by the Travelers Institute, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Houston Branch, Team Rubicon, the Insurance Council of Texas and the Independent Insurance Agents of Houston.


Keynote Address: Facing the Storm: Hurricane Harvey and Lessons in Preparedness - Daron Peschel, Senior Vice President, Houston Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Panel Discussion: 
Moderator, Joan Woodward, President, Travelers Institute
David Burke, Vice President, Programs & Field Operations, Team Rubicon
Eric M. Nelson, Senior Vice President, CAT Strategy & Analysis, Travelers
Daron Peschel, Senior Vice President in Charge of Houston Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Roy Wright, President & CEO, Insurance Institute of Business and Home Safety

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
11:30 a.m. Registration & Networking
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon Program
Please arrive early to allow time for security
Houston Branch Conference Center
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Brazos Room, Third Floor
1801 Allen Parkway
Houston, TX 77019

Please Note: Advance registration and current government-issued ID required for entrance.

Complimentary parking in Green Lot
Enter through Taft Street or Allen Parkway

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