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FEMA’s New Building Code Strategy and Hazard Mitigation Programs that Support Community Resilience Webinar
May 17, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The webinar will be held from 2:00 – 3:00 PM EST.
Join us for a first look at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Building Code Strategy! FEMA senior leaders who will share the agency’s vision, from strategy to implementation, on creating a more resilient nation through superior building performance. Participants will hear how the agency plans to integrate building codes and standards across FEMA and strengthen nationwide building code capability to reduce future damage and save lives. We will also share the latest information on hazard mitigation assistance programs that help communities reduce or eliminate long-term risk from future disasters.
Moderator: Karl Fippinger, Vice President, Fire and Disaster Mitigation, International Code Council
Angela Gladwell, Director, Hazard Mitigation Assistance, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Edward Laatsch, Director, Planning, Safety and Building Science Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency
John Ingargiola, Lead Physical Scientist, Building Science Branch, Federal Emergency Management Agency
Jonathan Westcott, Civil Engineer, Building Science Branch, Federal Emergency Management Agency