The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Disaster Preparedness and Resilience

  • Wednesday, Jan 30, 2013
  • Featuring: 

    Mark Cooper
    Senior Director of Global Emergency Management 
    Walmart Stores, Inc. 

    Oz Ozturk
    United Nations Project on International Disaster Resiliency

    Dan Stoneking
    Director, External Affairs 
    FEMA Region III

    Ira Tannenbaum
    Private Sector Liaison 
    New York City Office of Emergency Management 

    Moderated by: 

    Stephanie Sanok
    Deputy Director & Senior Fellow, International Security Program
    Center for Strategic & International Studies

    In recent years, private industry has often been on the front lines of disaster response, rapidly rendering aid to affected communities. While this immediate assistance is of immense value, businesses also have the potential to play an important role in helping to ensure the long-term preparedness and resilience of communities. Please join CSIS and the Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation for an on-the-record panel discussion exploring how the public and private sectors can work together to strengthen community preparedness and resilience in the face of disasters.


    5:30PM-6:00PM: Registration

    6:00PM-7:00PM: Panel Discussion

    7:00PM-8:00PM: Reception

    The CSIS-Pennington Family Foundation Series on Community Resilience has been made possible, in part, with support from Walmart.

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