Saturday, November 3, 2006
Quail Hill Conference Center, Lynmar Winery, Sebastopol, California
Preparedness Literature Review
On November 3rd, 2006, some of the nation’s top academics and practitioners met with Fritz Institute and spoke to the literature on measures and metrics of disaster preparedness.
The experts included Dr. David Simpson, Director, Center for Hazards Research and Policy Development, University of Louisville; Dr. Susan Cutter, Director, Hazards and Vulnerability Research Institute, University of South Carolina; Dr. Michael Lindell, Senior Scholar, Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, Texas A&M University; Dr. Dennis Wenger, Senior Scholar, Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, Texas A&M University; and Todd Davison, Manager Gulf Coast Services Center, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
These reviews were provided to each of the participants at the Disaster Preparedness Conference.