4th Conference on Global Preparedness and Resilience
March 16-17, 2011
Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place - Florida
The conference is organized by the Florida Tech Global Center for Preparedness and Resilience and will focus on Global Resilient Technologies and Infrastructure. It has four interlinked themes presented over the two days of conference: Global Demand for Integrated Preparedness, Resilient Technological Applications, Resilient Infrastructure Applications and Resiliency Forecasting - New Global Index.
Dr. Clifford Bragdon, Executive Director of the Global Center for Preparedness and Resilience, is the Conference Chair. (Download BIO here)
Vice President, Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI), Dean for Continuing Education
Executive Director, Global Center for Preparedness and Resilience
Distinguished Research Professor
Florida Institute of Technology
2202 S. Babcock Street
Melbourne, Florida 32901-5370
Office: 321-674-8821 Cell: 321-890-7435
We are proud to present our partners supporting our conference:
2nd Annual Conference
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3rd Annual Conference
The Global Center for Preparedness and Resilience at Florida Institute of Technology hosted the 3rd Annual Conference on Global Preparedness, featuring top leaders in business, industry, government, non-profits and academics gathered to address security and preparedness from a global perspective December 8-10, 2009. Click here to view content
Program and Speakers
Specific information regarding speakers will be coming shortly. To submit a presentation, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hilton Melbourne Rialto Place will again host the conference. Newly renovated and redecorated, the Hilton is just minutes from the Melbourne Airport and Florida Tech. A free shuttle service provides transportation to area restaurants, businesses and the beach. Special room rates are available for conference participants.
Sponsors and Exhibitors
An entire wing of the Hilton has been reserved for the 2011 Conference on Global Preparedness. Exhibition space surrounds the grand ballroom and continues to the hotel lobby. Specific information regarding sponsorship opportunities will be coming shortly.