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Sept 27 & 28 | 2023

Anaheim, CA

The Flood Expo California

The Flood Expo

The Earthquake Expo California

The Earthquake Expo

The Storm Expo California

The Storm Expo

Theater 6

Seminar Theaters are some of the most prominent features of The Natural Disaster Expo. With over 200 seminars expected to be delivered at the event, attendees can discover valuable insights and industry knowledge on what’s been happening in disaster prep, management, and recovery to advance their professional capabilities.

    • Wednesday

      Álvaro Velasco: Speaking in the Theater 6

      11.00 - 11.30

      Álvaro Velasco
      SkyAlert

      How to start integrating Earthquake Early Warning into our lives?

      Earthquake Early Warning can save lives and reduce injuries; it also protects infrastructure by triggering automated actions, such as slowing trains, opening gates for first responders, closing gas valves, among many indispensable use cases. But with so many critical possibilities, WHERE TO START? We will teach how to assess your own earthquake risk, and how to integrate EEW to maximize the benefits of this life-saving technology into your life, business, and community.

      David J. Furtado: Speaking in the Theater 6

      11.45 - 12.15

      David J. Furtado
      Furtado Law PC

      Navigating Natural Disasters As The New Normal Through the Lens of Litigation

      As catastrophic occurrences become the new normal, insurance companies are canceling policies, dropping coverage and denying more claims than ever before. The landscape of insurance claims and insurance litigation is changing, leaving property owners, contractors and businesses more vulnerable and unprotected in collecting on insurance claims than ever before. Is your company ready to navigate the changes and uncertainty that lie ahead?

      Jamil Soucar - Day 1 Seminar: Speaking in the Theater 6

      12.30 - 13.00

      Jamil Soucar - Day 1 Seminar
      Arc & Line, LLC

      How to avoid Construction claims and litigation

      99% of construction projects will have disputes. The difference is how to handle them and avoid them. Having 39 years experience in managing construction projects and as an expert witness to construction attorneys, I have noticed that costly litigation could have been avoided. Join us to learn about the most common mistakes that lead to litigation and how to avoid them.

      Geo Murickan: Speaking in the Theater 6

      13.15 - 13.45

      Geo Murickan
      Pioneer Power Mobility

      e-Boost Provides Off-Grid Emergency Charging & Back-Up Power

      Government agencies and utilities are more concerned than ever about the adverse impacts of weather on the grid. During blackouts, or brownouts, e-Boost can provide emergency charging independent of the grid providing the back-up power to keep essential services running. e-Boost provides continuity in operations, and fast charging for the increasing numbers of e-Vehicles. By off-loading these services, communities and utilities can focus on the highest priorities during disaster recovery.

      Lee Feliciano: Speaking in the Theater 6

      14.00 - 14.30

      Lee Feliciano
      New Use Energy Solutions, Inc

      Using Solar Generators for Emergency Management

      Solar panel and battery technology have evolved to the point where mobile solar systems are viable replacements for traditional gas and diesel generators. Learn about the pros/ cons and case studies on how solar generators are used in disaster relief and recovery operations.

      Trevor Malecha: Speaking in the Theater 6

      14.45 - 15.15

      Trevor Malecha
      Innovative Power Technologies

      Natural Disaster Relief Mobile Waste to Energy System

      Natural Disaster Relief Response Readiness is essential for our ability to react, recover, and resume following a catastrophic event. Answering the call to cleanup debris, provide energy, rebuild infrastructure, and mitigate immediate and long-term negative impact following the event are essential to a full recovery. Learn how The CN2020 Natural Disaster Relief Mobile Waste-to-Energy System answers that call, providing instant solutions for those recovering from these events.

      Bryce Jones: Speaking in the Theater 6

      15.30 - 16.00

      Bryce Jones
      Flash Forest

      Post-W ldfire Rapid Response: Drone Reforestation with Flash Forest

      Wildfires are increasing in size and severity, yet tree planting is limited to manpower, bags and shovels. Flash Forest, a Canadian drone-reforestation company, brings scalable solutions to reforestation using UAVs, automation and AI. Flash Forest is a rapid post-wildfire responder and they’re bringing their solution to the Pacific Northwest.

      Deepa Srinivasan: Speaking in the Theater 6

      16.15 - 16.45

      Deepa Srinivasan
      Vision Planning and Consulting

      Smart Knowledge Management Systems – A futuristic approach to Emergency Management

      Emergency Management and other departments face several organizational obstacles in effectively integrating plans and managing documents. Through a futuristic approach, this presentation demonstrates a Smart Emergency Management application to address organizational barriers by exploring: Knowledge management - an alternative to file management, a Custom-built Emergency Management taxonomy or database, and Improving efficiency through workflow assignments, leaving Planners and Emergency Managers with more time each day to effectively do their jobs.