August 1-2, 2017
Resilient Virginia is pleased to announce that the office of Honorable Brian Moran, Virginia Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security and Chief Resiliency Officer, and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), will take a leading role in presenting the 2017 Resilient Virginia Conference, taking place August 1-2 in Richmond, Virginia.
Plan to take part in the second statewide conference on resiliency! Conference registration is now open!
This year’s theme, Connecting Communities, Business, and Educators for Resiliency Solutions, will highlight the resiliency programs developed under Governor McAuliffe’s administration. It will also bring together participants from local and national businesses, and representatives from higher education, governments, and community organizations to:
The 2017 Resilient Virginia Conference will build on the first conference, held in March 2016, to widen the representation from both the public and private sectors and to broaden the capacity to engage in resiliency planning.
In addition to VDEM, Resilient Virginia organizers will partner with other resiliency-related state agencies, as well as businesses, universities, and community organizations.
Contact: Annette Osso, Managing Director, Resilient Virginia (email@example.com, 703-629-1650)
The Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay/Businesses for the Bay is a partner of this conference!
About Resilient Virginia
Resilient Virginia’s mission is to support a Community Resiliency Initiative, which serves as a hub for bringing national, state and local resources together to accelerate community resiliency planning across the diverse geographic regions of the Commonwealth.
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management works with local government, state and federal agencies and voluntary organizations to provide resources and expertise through the five mission areas of emergency management.