Facilitating Seismic Resilience Through Cross-Sector Dialogue and Public-Private Partnerships

Making communities more resilient requires coordination across multiple professional sectors. These two forums, one national, one regional, provide opportunities to share expertise and build the relationships needed to tackle complex resilience challenges:

Mind the Gap National Earthquake Insurance Forum

Don’t miss out! You can still register to participate in this free one-day event, which brings together disaster preparedness professionals and insurance experts to explore the challenges involved in expanding the role of earthquake insurance in preparedness and post-earthquake recovery.

Mind the Gap Earthquake Insurance Forum
Monday, March 28, 2022

Preparedness Partnerships

Public-private partnerships are a critical means of promoting and advancing preparedness across communities. One example of this kind of engagement and interaction is the Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference, which will meet this spring in Lynnwood, Washington:

2022 Partners in Emergency Preparedness Conference
April 5 – 7, 2022
Lynnwood Convention Center

Explore Seismic Resilience Issues at Two Upcoming Events

This Thursday, the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) will present a free webinar that offers an interdisciplinary overview of earthquake risk and resilience in Utah today: from the underlying seismology of the region, to current retrofit projects and engineering challenges, to the policy-making context and community planning for recovery.

Seismic Risk and Resilience in Utah webinar
Thursday, March 17, 2022
12:00-1:00 PM (PST)
Learn more and register

On Monday, March 28, CREW and our central-U.S. partner CUSEC, will present the national Mind the Gap earthquake insurance forum. This event is an opportunity for emergency managers, other disaster preparedness professionals, and disaster insurance experts to explore and discuss the issues and challenges involved in expanding the role of earthquake insurance in preparedness and post-earthquake recovery.

View the agenda and list of speakers on our forum information page and register. (This is a hybrid event, so you may attend in-person or virtually.)

If you missed Earthquake Country Alliance’s Accessibility Webinar last week, you can still view the recording of the webinar on their website.