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Metro New York Disaster War Game: Advancing resilience in the next crisis

October 4, 2013 10:52 AM

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at New York University, sponsored by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Register here

Do you know?
>What may be the impacts of the next regional disaster on your organization?
>What will your organization need from government and others to respond and recover?
>What actions will others take?
>What may government ask from you?
>What can you provide to government for response and recovery?
>What can and must be done now to assure your successful response and recovery?

Area corporations, utilities and other infrastructure providers, federal, state and local government agencies, and other key organizations from New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut will convene for a highly interactive disaster scenario event that will focus on identifying the key resources and strategies needed by both the private sector and government to respond to and recover from the next major regional catastrophe.

This one-of-a-kind regional event will be hosted at New York University's InterCEP and is sponsored by the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey.

There is no cost to attend, however space is limited and registration is subject to review for appropriateness by InterCEP staff. You may register here now.

Benefits include the opportunity to:
>Identify in advance the key resources your organization will need ranging from essential goods to critical services (power, communications, transportation, etc.) during the response and early recovery stages.
>Discover unexpected interdependencies.
>Understand likely actions that will be taken by key players in government, utilities / infrastructure and core industries / providers.
>Clarify your constraints and potential need for regulatory waivers and / or expedited responses.
>Develop advance relationships with critical players beyond your existing contacts.
>Identify valuable resources, organizations, and strategies.
>Communicate to government what you will need from them.
>Understand what government may need from your organization.
>Define next steps for more effective regional coordination.
>Evaluate the establishment of an ongoing regional resilience initiative.

Questions, recommendations, and other communications may be directed to the International Center for Enterprise Preparedness (InterCEP) at New York University. Contact intercep@nyu.edu or call 212-998-2000.