8th annual Caribbean conference on comprehensive disaster management (CDM)

Meeting or Conference
Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA)
02-06 Dec 2013
Jamaica (Montego Bay)
Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa

The annual Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM) is the region's premier event on disaster risk management. Organized by the Coordinating Unit of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA) in collaboration with its partners, the Conference is the Caribbean region's largest gathering of professionals in the field of disaster management as well as professionals from sectoral and thematic fields who have specific responsibilities in this area. Attending this event is an excellent opportunity to improve disaster risk management awareness and exchange information on good practices, while building stronger professional networks.

Conference Objectives:

- To launch the Caribbean Strategy on Comprehensive Disaster Management 2013-2023. - To share experiences on resilient development through sound investment by the public and private sectors. - To examine the benefits of investment in CDM. - To facilitate dialogue on opportunities for investing in CDM

The Conference will feature the following events and sessions:

- Opening Ceremony - Plenary Sessions - Concurrent Sessions - Panel Discussions - Exhibition - Talk de Talk - Youth Session - Film Festival - Conference Tour - Side Bars

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Event fee

One day registration: US$ 190, Two day registration: US$ 240, Full Conference: US$400. Discounts available for early registration.

Target audience

- Ministries of Finance - Ministries of Economic Development Planning - Representatives of the Agricultural Sector - Representatives of the Insurance Sector - Actors in the Construction Industry - Representatives of Utility Companies - Disaster Risk Management Practitioners - NGOs - CBOs - Youth

How to register

Online Registration Details Coming Soon Early booking ensures that you are able to secure a room at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa, Montego Bay, Jamaica at the special rate of US$199 per night (single occupancy). All meals are included in this special rate.


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