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Thursday Schedule Detail


Session Name: Business Industry & Economic Resiliency~~Can Communities Actually Become Resilient to Extreme Hurricanes?
Session Description:

The Impact of extreme weather around the globe has steadily increased over time, with more than 1,000 world natural catastrophe events in 2016. In this context, intense wind from Hurricanes Irma and Maria and heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey were not unprecedented. In this presentation, FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers, will detail innovative ways that communities in hurricane-prone regions and beyond can prevent the majority of loss from major hurricanes like those that recently hit the U.S. These best practices in engineering and property protection help make vulnerable communities resilient – able to withstand disruption and recover quickly when hazard is inevitable.

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