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Mar 6 & 7 | 2024

Miami, FL

Theater 6

Seminar Theaters are some of the most prominent features of The Natural Disaster Expo. With over 200 seminars expected to be delivered at the event, attendees can discover valuable insights and industry knowledge on what’s been happening in disaster prep, management, and recovery to advance their professional capabilities.

    • Wednesday

      Derek Rowan: Speaking in the Theater 6

      11.00 - 11.30

      Derek Rowan
      Ascenttra Training and Exercise Specialists

      Easily create your own news broadcasts for your preparedness exercises!

      Having custom news broadcasts and social media (synthetic media) for your drills provides your participants an enhanced environment for their decision-making. It helps not just public messaging procedures but also senior and operational policy decisions. Creating realistic news videos has traditionally been costly and require specific expertise and equipment. Let us show you how to do this yourself in minutes.

      Harvey V. Cohen: Speaking in the Theater 6

      11.45 - 12.15

      Harvey V. Cohen
      Cohen Law Group

      Florida Senate Bill 2-D and 4-D: What You Need to Know

      Learn proven strategies and gain legal insight that will insure success in restoring your commercial properties when tragedy strickes to maximize recovery. Discuss the vital elements necessary to navigate the filing and proper management of an insurance claim. Explore strategies to overcome tactics that may be used to stall, underpay or deny your claims.

      Brian Hocieniec: Speaking in the Theater 6

      12.30 - 13.00

      Brian Hocieniec
      LDR Site Services

      Lightning Fast Solutions after Disasters Strike

      Prepare ahead for Storm Support. In this seminar we''ll explore how preparing ahead of storm events can ensure the support you need is there when you need it. LDR specializes in equipment rental solutions with a focus on waste removal and portable sanitation needs.

      Adam Hobson: Speaking in the Theater 6

      13.15 - 13.45

      Adam Hobson

      Water Monitoring for Disaster Resilience

      Reliable water data can improve resilience to natural disasters by providing information to better understand current and future risks, improve assessment of alternatives to address risks, and improve status assessment and progress reporting. In this talk, we will discuss the value of continuous water monitoring for disaster resilience along with examples from around the world.

      Gareth Black: Speaking in the Theater 6

      14.00 - 14.30

      Gareth Black

      The psychology of Incident Command

      An exploration of the cognitive processes and realtionship between stress factors when operating in the disasaster environment and how this effects decision making when operating in extreme environments.

      Harry Erhardt: Speaking in the Theater 6

      14.45 - 15.15

      Harry Erhardt
      Exyn Technologies

      High Precision Real-time Data for Critical Decision Making

      In an emergency situation, time and safety are paramount. Autonomous robots can keep first responders out of harm''s way by providing real-time situational awareness, identifying safe access corridors as well as areas and items of interest. Lidar systems, coupled with camera data and external sensors, provide actionable intelligence to aid emergency and first responders in critical decision making in unknown and extreme environments.

      Joy Semien: Speaking in the Theater 6

      15.30 - 16.00

      Joy Semien
      L.E.E.D. With Joy LLC

      Preparing for a Natural Disaster Using the KAPS Model

      This two-part workshop will educate participants on the topic of Disaster Preparedness and to challenge participants to think critically in developing methods to prepare their households for a disaster. The facilitators will use the KAPS model to illustrate the types of knowledge, changes in Attitudes, Preparedness and Skills needed to address the onset of a possible disaster.

Please note, content and speakers are subject to change.