Practitioners Meeting Schedule

The 2022 National Hazards Practitioners Meeting was held virtually on July 14. Please click the links in the schedule below to view recordings of the event.

Thursday, July 14, 2022

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

Welcome and Update on NHMA Initiatives

Opening Remarks: Tom Hughes, NHMA President

Overview and Introductions: Annie Vest, NHMA Vice President
9:00 to 9:45 a.m. MDT

Plenary: Enabling Equitable Disaster Assistance—Key Policy Initiatives

Moderator: Michael Sprayberry

Panelists: Daniel Kaniewski, Cymone Davis, and Laurie Schoeman
9:45 to 10:00 a.m. MDT


Breakout Session A

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

The Role of the Private Sector in Improving Community Resilience

Moderator: Erin Capps

Panelists: Jill Jamieson and Julie Kay Roberts

Improving and Implementing Hazard Mitigation Plans

Moderator: Annie Vest

Panelist: Laura Dhuwe
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

Panelists: Rachel Riley, Melanie Gall, and Carol Friedland

Disaster Risk Reduction: Innovative Approaches to Community Support

Moderator: Alessandra Jerolleman

Panelists: Jessica Ludy, Jenniffer Santos-Hernández, and Gregory Guannel
12:15 to 12:30 p.m. MDT


12:30 to 1:15 p.m. MDT
1:15 to 2:00 p.m. MDT

Social Hour

2:00 p.m. MDT