The symposium will feature a keynote presentation by Erik Rasmussen, Senior Research Scientist at CIMMS NSSL and the University of Oklahoma, on how we can enhance the resilience of US communities. Recipients will present their research and findings from their awards from topics that include Disaster and Failure Studies, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program, Wind Impact Reduction, and Reduced Ignition of Building Components in Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Fires Project. Additionally, NIST researchers will present their work that supports advancement in U.S. Disaster Resilience.
Registration is free and is now open at: https://www.nist.gov/news-events/events/2020/07/virtual-2020-nist-disaster-resilience-symposium. Everyone planning to participate is asked to register so we know how many attendees to expect on the platform. We will continue to update this website with more information on the virtual symposium as it becomes available.