September 5, 2014, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT
Measures of Disaster and Community Resilience: From Lessons Learned to Lessons Applied
Resilient America Roundtable
Cost and Registration: Free, register in advance of the event
The Resilient America Roundtable of the National Academies will webcast its workshop on disaster resilient indicators for communities. The workshop will examine how to measure the ability of built and critical infrastructure to recover from disaster impacts, social factors that limit or enhance recovery, and ways to identify special needs groups. Registration to physically attend the workshop in Washington, D.C. is also available.
September 16, 2014, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. MDT
Get Prepared, Stay Alive, Rebuild Your Life
National Fire Protection Association
Cost and Registration: Free, limited registration, open until filled
This online workshop will feature the story of Linda Masterson, who lost her home in a 2011 Colorado wildfire. Masterson will take the audience through the experience step-by-step and, in doing so; highlight need for preparedness and how to accomplish it.