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Intergovernmental Roundtable on Disaster Resiliency

Feb. 11, 2022 , 11:30 am – 5:00 pm
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    Intergovernmental Roundtable on Disaster Resiliency

    The National Association of Counties (NACo), in partnership with The Pew Charitable Trusts, will host an Intergovernmental Roundtable on Disaster Resiliency on Friday, February 11, 2022. This half-day event will convene virtually and feature county, state and federal speakers discussing challenges and opportunities among intergovernmental partners in disaster resiliency. Some local and visiting participants may choose to join in-person at the NACo Headquarters and Conference Center in Washington, D.C.

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    2022-02-11
    Forum / Meeting
    2022-02-18

The National Association of Counties (NACo), in partnership with The Pew Charitable Trusts, will host an Intergovernmental Roundtable on Disaster Resiliency on Friday, February 11, 2022. This half-day event will convene virtually and feature county, state and federal speakers discussing challenges and opportunities among intergovernmental partners in disaster resiliency. Some local and visiting participants may choose to join in-person at the NACo Headquarters and Conference Center in Washington, D.C.

Schedule at a Glance

Friday, Feb 11

  • 02
    11
    11:30 am to 12:00 pm EST
  • 02
    11
    11:30 am to 12:00 pm EST

    Join us for keynote remarks from Mike Sprayberry, Senior Advisor for Emergency Management for Hagerty Consulting

  • Conference Session

    Intergovernmental Challenges in Disaster Resiliency

    Prior to the Roundtable, registrants identified three top challenges to intergovernmental coordination for disaster resiliency: (1) X, (2) Y and (3) Z. This level-setting discussion will feature federal, state and local leaders’ perspectives on the unique roles and responsibilities of each level of government in disaster resiliency; their response to the common challenges articulated; and response and discussion among Roundtable participants.
    02
    11
    1:00 pm to 1:45 pm EST

    Prior to the Roundtable, registrants identified three top challenges to intergovernmental coordination for disaster resiliency: (1) X, (2) Y and (3) Z. This level-setting discussion will feature federal, state and local leaders’ perspectives on the unique roles and responsibilities of each level of government in disaster resiliency; their response to the common challenges articulated; and response and discussion among Roundtable participants.

    • Commissioner, Brunswick County, N.C., President, N.C. Association of County Commissioners  
       
    • Director, Florida Division of Emergency Management  
       
  • 02
    11
    1:45 pm to 2:15 pm EST
    • Senior Associate, Fiscal Federalism Initiative, The Pew Charitable Trusts  
       
  • Conference Session

    Emergency Management: State and Local Successes and Challenges with FEMA Policies and Programs

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) coordinates the federal government's role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters, whether natural or man-made. This session will feature a brief case study of intergovernmental coordination and collaboration in California and a moderated discussion among Roundtable participants on successes and challenges related to FEMA programs and policies.
    02
    11
    2:30 pm to 3:15 pm EST

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) coordinates the federal government's role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters, whether natural or man-made. This session will feature a brief case study of intergovernmental coordination and collaboration in California and a moderated discussion among Roundtable participants on successes and challenges related to FEMA programs and policies.

  • Conference Session

    Land Use Conservation as Disaster Mitigation

    Land use management and conservation is a key element of disaster mitigation. This session will include a conversation with leadership from the U.S. departments of Defense and Agriculture on federal programs that support land use conservation and a discussion with Roundtable participants on the impact on states and localities.
    02
    11
    3:15 pm to 3:45 pm EST

    Land use management and conservation is a key element of disaster mitigation. This session will include a conversation with leadership from the U.S. departments of Defense and Agriculture on federal programs that support land use conservation and a discussion with Roundtable participants on the impact on states and localities.

    • Program Director, Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program, U.S. Department of Defense  
       
  • Conference Session

    Climate and Coastline: Navigating NOAA Programs and Services

    NOAA's mission is to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, and water, to share that knowledge, and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources. This session will feature a discussion with NOAA leadership on the agency’s role as the Climate Clearinghouse, its data products and services, and how levels of government can work together to promote disaster resiliency.
    02
    11
    4:00 pm to 4:45 pm EST

    NOAA's mission is to understand and predict changes in climate, weather, and water, to share that knowledge, and to conserve and manage coastal and marine ecosystems and resources. This session will feature a discussion with NOAA leadership on the agency’s role as the Climate Clearinghouse, its data products and services, and how levels of government can work together to promote disaster resiliency.

    • Senior Advisor for Coastal Inundation and Resilience, NOAA's National Ocean Service  
       
    • Project Director, Conserving Marine Life in the United States, The Pew Charitable Trusts  
       
  • 02
    11
    4:45 pm to 5:00 pm EST
    • Director, Center for Intergovernmental Partnerships (CIP), National Academy of Public Administration  
       
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    2022 NACo Annual Conference & Exposition

    The NACo Annual Conference is the largest meeting of county elected and appointed officials from across the country. Participants from counties of all sizes come together to shape NACo's federal policy agenda, share proven practices and strengthen knowledge networks to help improve residents’ lives and the efficiency of county government.
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    8:00 am
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