RES/CON (International Disaster Conference and Expo)

Meeting or Conference
Greater New Orleans Inc. - Regional Economic Development
07-09 Mar 2017
United States of America (New Orleans)


RES/CON is the premier annual international conference on the practice of successful resiliency and disaster management in an evolving global environment. This is a rebranding of a conference called International Disaster Conference and Expo (IDCE) that has brought over 800 registrants to New Orleans annually since 2012.

Based in New Orleans - a globally recognised hub of resilience, disaster management and innovation - this 3-day conference will bring a previously unseen mix of disaster and resilience practitioners to explore profound and powerful topics that impact communities and economies worldwide. Plenary sessions, workshops, policy debates, best-practice reviews and peer networking events will engage and promote participation from all who attend.


This event features:

  • resilience and disaster management;

  • collaboration;

  • global leadership;

  • networking;

  • information sharing


RES/CON offers a variety of ways to participate in the event and network with attendees from multiple sectors, cities and countries:

  • Registration opening soon to attend RES/CON on March 7-9, 2017.

  • Purchase an expo booth to market your services or products to 1,000 conference participants.

  • Consider becoming a partner through customised sponsorship of RES/CON New Orleans.


RES/CON NEW ORLEANS has been attended by a diversity of sectors involved with resilience and disaster management. Attendees include:

  • policymakers;

  • trade associations;

  • advocates;

  • emergency management officials;

  • international, federal, state and municipal government leadership;

  • first responders;

  • educational institutions;

  • private-sector response, recovery, and mitigation service professionals.

  • resilience officers and practitioners.

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