Workshop: Increased Storms and Weather Hazards

Increased Storms and Weather Hazards  

Are you prepared? Is your community prepared?

Are we seeing more frequent extreme weather events in Newfoundland? How can construction practices minimize potential destruction? How can community planning be used to prevent possible impacts and losses? What is the insurance industry doing to address global changes in weather related losses? 

Tuesday, March 29 – Sheraton Hotel, St. John’s, NL
10 A.M. – 3 P.M.

Dr. Martin Batterson, Senior Geologist, Geological Survey of NL
Dr. Trevor Bell, Professor of Geography, Memorial University
Glenn McGillivray, Managing Director, Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction

Lunch will be provided. There is no registration fee, but please register by March 23 to as space is limited.

A joint presentation from the Department of Environment and Conservation (Government of Newfoundland and Labrador) and the Building Owners and Managers Association NL.