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Thursday Schedule Detail


Session Name: Insurance~~Stronger than the Wind: Building Better; Being Resilient
Session Description:

When people talk about building a new home, the words of the conversation are typically “granite counter tops,” “open concept,” “stainless steel appliances.” The conversation needs to change. In hurricane-prone states, talk of new construction should include words such as “structural integrity,” “reinforced masonry,” “impermeable surfaces,” “infiltration trenches,” and “safe rooms.” Building fortified homes has always made sense, and now more than ever. Learn about innovation in new buildings and mitigation in existing structures to turn a home improvement project be a life and resiliency project. The challenge is not in coming up with innovative ideas, but in getting individuals and communities to recognize the payoffs in saving lives, protecting property and reducing the costs to society from ever costlier natural disasters. This session will track innovation today and the benefits for tomorrow.

Day of Week: Thursday
Time Start: 10:30AM