27th annual governor's hurricane conference

Type:
Training Course
Organizer:
Governor's Hurricane Conference (GHC)
Date:
05-10 May 2013
Location:
United States of America
Venue:
Greater Ft. Lauderdale, Broward County Convention Center

Last year’s Governor’s Hurricane Conference® provided insight into the past with a focus on the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew. The conference also examined the history of emergency management in Florida, as well as the technological advances and societal changes over the past quarter century. This year’s 27th Annual Governor’s Hurricane Conference® will add the lessons learned from the storms of 2012, Debby, Isaac, and Sandy, to their compendium of shared experiences and expertise. Each of these storms presented unique challenges that forced emergency managers and other stakeholders to respond unlike they had in the past. For example, with the sheer size of Sandy, the glancing blows of Isaac and Sandy, the concentrated flooding of Isaac and Debby and the recovery challenges of events that did not result in a Presidential disaster declaration, Florida’s emergency management system was repeatedly tested and Florida’s emergency response community stepped up to meet the challenges both at home and by helping other regions serve their citizens in time of need.

Training Sessions

  • Rapid needs asssessment (G557)
  • Recovery from disaster: The local government role (270.4)
  • Tropical meteorology 3: Forecasting tropical cyclones and assessing uncertainty
  • Tropical meteorology 4: Advanced topics in tropical meteorology
  • Hurricane decision making scenario
  • Ensuring long-term recovery through post disaster planning and community resilience
  • Disaster communications


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Event fee

Training only (May 5 - 8) $155; conference only (May 8 - 10) $230; training and conference (May 5 - 10) $265

How to register

Please send the complete registration form to Governor's Hurricane Conference, P.O. Box 279, Tarpon Springs, FL 34688-0279, fax to 727-944-2687 or kindly email to ghcrene@verizon.net

Please do not mail registrations and payments after April 19. You may continue to send registrations with credit card payments electronically up until 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2013.


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Keywords

Themes:
Recovery, Governance, Social Impacts & Resilience
Hazards:
Cyclone, Flood
Countries:
United States of America
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