Strengthening Disaster Resilience of Academic Biomedical Research Communities

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Where: NAS Building (Lecture Room)

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Workshop Objectives:
To explore perspectives and gather information on:

  • A vision for academic research community preparedness;
  • The process of priority setting for mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery actions for academic research communities;
  • The specific challenges and barriers that adversely influence mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery strategies for academic research communities;
  • The opportunities to strengthen academic research community preparedness;
  • How the academic research community fits into the overall university disaster planning process;
  • The importance of obtaining financial support for mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery actions for academic research communities;
  • The role of university leadership in supporting disaster planning for academic research communities;
  • The current university mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery policies and practices in place for academic research communities; and
  • The differences and similarities in preparing academic research communities for natural disasters and intentional disasters.

For more information, please contact:
Lisa Brown
202-334-2487
lbrown@nas.edu

 

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