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2020 was a year we will never forget—from natural disasters and social unrest to a pandemic that followed us into 2021. NIBS' monthly webinar series addresses how a year of unique challenges can ultimately build resilience in our communities, our infrastructure and the places we live, work, learn and play. Topics include: 

May
18
2021
Add to Calendar 05/18/2021 01:00 PM 05/18/2021 02:00 PM America/New_York Resilience 2021: Extreme Weather and Rising Sea Levels Cause More Flood Damage Every Year. What Can We Do? Floods are the most common and widespread of all weather-related natural disasters. According to testimony from Federal Emergency Management Agency representative Michael Grimm, flood damage cost approximately $17 billion each year between 2010 and 2018. Virtual Meeting
Floods are the most common and widespread of all weather-related natural disasters. According to testimony from Federal Emergency Management Agency representative Michael Grimm, flood damage cost approximately $17 billion each year between 2010 and 2018.
Apr
20
2021
Add to Calendar 04/20/2021 01:00 PM 04/20/2021 02:30 PM America/New_York Resilience 2021: How to Stay Safe as Lockdowns Lift and Buildings Reopen What are the possible health risks that people face with returning to these unoccupied spaces? Our panel of experts will discuss this and how they see the building industry recalibrating itself to adjust to a post-pandemic world. Virtual Meeting
What are the possible health risks that people face with returning to these unoccupied spaces? Our panel of experts will discuss this and how they see the building industry recalibrating itself to adjust to a post-pandemic world.
Mar
23
2021
Add to Calendar 03/23/2021 01:00 PM 03/23/2021 02:00 PM America/New_York Resilience 2021: Tornado Season is on the Horizon. Are You Prepared? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports there were more than 1,200 tornadoes in 2020, leading to the highest tornado death rate in almost a decade. A deadly tornado outbreak affected the Southeastern United States on Easter Sunday and Monday, causing 32 fatalities. Virtual Meeting
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports there were more than 1,200 tornadoes in 2020, leading to the highest tornado death rate in almost a decade. A deadly tornado outbreak affected the Southeastern United States on Easter Sunday and Monday, causing 32 fatalities.
Feb
11
2021
Add to Calendar 02/11/2021 12:30 PM 02/11/2021 02:00 PM America/New_York Resilience 2021: The Hidden Costs of Environmental Savings from Remote Work Our expert panel examines the hidden costs of remote work during a global lockdown. When COVID-19 brought the world to a standstill, it was thought that carbon emissions would be reduced. We are now finding that is not the case. Virtual Meeting
Our expert panel examines the hidden costs of remote work during a global lockdown. When COVID-19 brought the world to a standstill, it was thought that carbon emissions would be reduced. We are now finding that is not the case.