RES/CON (International Disaster Conference and Expo)

New Orleans
United States of America
Greater New Orleans Inc. - Regional Economic Development


RES/CON is the premier annual international conference on the practice of successful resiliency and disaster management in an evolving global environment. This is a rebranding of a conference called International Disaster Conference and Expo (IDCE) that has brought over 800 registrants to New Orleans annually since 2012.

Based in New Orleans - a globally recognised hub of resilience, disaster management and innovation - this 3-day conference will bring a previously unseen mix of disaster and resilience practitioners to explore profound and powerful topics that impact communities and economies worldwide. Plenary sessions, workshops, policy debates, best-practice reviews and peer networking events will engage and promote participation from all who attend.


This event features:

  • resilience and disaster management;
  • collaboration;
  • global leadership;
  • networking;
  • information sharing


RES/CON offers a variety of ways to participate in the event and network with attendees from multiple sectors, cities and countries:

  • Registration opening soon to attend RES/CON on March 7-9, 2017.
  • Purchase an expo booth to market your services or products to 1,000 conference participants.
  • Consider becoming a partner through customised sponsorship of RES/CON New Orleans.


RES/CON NEW ORLEANS has been attended by a diversity of sectors involved with resilience and disaster management. Attendees include:

  • policymakers;
  • trade associations;
  • advocates;
  • emergency management officials;
  • international, federal, state and municipal government leadership;
  • first responders;
  • educational institutions;
  • private-sector response, recovery, and mitigation service professionals.
  • resilience officers and practitioners.
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