CSIS-Pennington Family Foundation Series on Community Resilience: The Role of Public-Private Partnerships in Disaster Preparedness and Resilience

Jan 28, 2013, 15:15 ET from Center for Strategic and International Studies

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) will host a CSIS-Pennington Family Foundation Series on Community Resilience exploring how the public and private sectors can work together to strengthen community preparedness and resilience in the face of disasters. Please find more information about the panel below.

The CSIS-Pennington Series, in partnership with Walmart, is a forum for government officials, experts, academics, philanthropists, nongovernmental organizations, and business and community leaders to discuss strengthening the resilience of communities in disaster-prone areas from the perspectives of different sectors, including philanthropy, business, and policy.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
B1 Conference Center
CSIS 1800 K St. NW, Washington, DC 20006

Credentialed members of the press who would like to attend must RSVP to aschwartz@csis.org

This event will also be webcast live here: http://cs.is/14ekJSE

Follow this event @CSIS #CSISPennington


Mark Cooper

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

Oz Ozturk
United Nations Project on International Disaster Resilience, PricewaterhouseCoopers

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, CSIS


The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is a bipartisan, non-profit organization founded in 1962 and headquartered in Washington, D.C.  It seeks to advance global security and prosperity by providing strategic insights and policy solutions to decision makers.

SOURCE Center for Strategic and International Studies