NHMA Practitioners Meeting Schedule

Following the 47th Annual Natural Hazards Workshop, the virtual* Practitioners Meeting will begin. See the full schedule below.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

8:30 to 9:00 a.m. MDT

Welcome and Update on NHMA Initiatives

9:00 to 9:45 a.m. MDT

Plenary: Enabling Equitable Disaster Assistance—Key Policy Initiatives

Moderator: Michael Sprayberry
9:45 to 10:00 a.m. MDT


Breakout Session A

10:00 to 11:00 a.m. MDT

Lifecycle Disaster Risk Reduction: Innovative Approaches to Community Support

Moderators: David Vaughn & Ed Hecker

Improving and Implementing Hazard Mitigation Plans

Moderator: Annie Vest
11:00 to 11:15 a.m. MDT


Breakout Session B

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. MDT

Frameworks for Collaboration: Communities and Public Universities

The Role of Public Private Partnerships in Improving Community Resilience and Implementing Hazard Mitigation Plans

12:15 to 12:30 p.m. MDT


12:30 to 1:00 p.m. MDT

Closing Plenary: Impactful Community Resilience—Emerging Opportunities for Mitigation Practitioners

1:00 to 1:30 p.m. MDT

Social Hour

1:30 p.m. MDT


*Sessions at the 2022 Practitioners Meeting will be video recorded. Recordings may be shared via the NHMA website, newsletter, social media outlets, or in other materials created by NHMA. Attendance at the event implies consent to be recorded for these purposes.