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The logo 140px Roundtable and its programs aim to help communities and the nation 
build resilience to extreme events, save lives, and reduce the physical and economic costs of disasters. 



The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has tremendous convening power to bring together the world’s experts on a given topic or complex question. ResilientAmerica uses this resource to organize expert meetings and workshops that explore cross-cutting issues that advance and inform discussions about resilience and incubate new ideas and projects for future research and activities to build community and national resilience to disasters and extreme events.
 Tech Workshop 2017-Image for Cross Cutting Issues webpageSeptember 26,2017

The Role of Advanced Technologies in Structural Engineering for More Resilient Communities explored the role of advanced technologies and structural performance data in existing infrastructure and built systems to enhance resilience and promote faster recovery and discussed the future role of advanced technologies and design practice in promoting community resilience.

CA Seismic Insurance Expert Meeting-Image for Cross Cutting Issues WebpageAugust 31, 2017

Seismic Insurance in California, Oregon and Washington expert meeting was convened in collaboration with the California Seismic Safety Commission to explore the creation of a task force to address issues around the uptake of earthquake insurance in CA, OR, and WA.

State of Resilience Leadership Forum & Workshop-Image for Cross Cutting IssuesJune 28-29, 2016

The State of Resilience Leadership Forum and Community Workshop featured three sets of armchair discussions among noted leaders in the resilience area and a community workshop where experts and community representatives shared solutions to community resilience challenges.

Insurance - Lecture Room - Expert MeetingJuly 8-10, 2015

The Role of Disaster Insurance in Improving Resilience examined the role that insurance can play in promoting resilience in the United States, specifically to flood and earthquakes.

Building Resilience thru Science-Image for Cross Cutting IssuesJune 23, 2015

Building Resilience through Science featured Dr. Kathryn D. Sullivan, NOAA Administrator, and Dr. Ralph J. Cicerone, President, National Academy of Sciences, who discussed topics including how climate change will affect resilience in the future, why data communities need to make long-term resilience decisions, and what issues are driving resilience building at the local level.

Power Grid LinesJuly 24-25, 2014

Improving Power System Resilience in the 21st Century was presented in collaboration with the National Academies’ Resilient America Roundtable and the Board on Energy and Environmental Systems in collaboration with EPRI and NARUC