Safer Alabama Summit
On Monday, June 13, Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, Alabama Emergency Management Agency Director, Art Faulkner, National Storm Shelter Association Director, Ernst W. Kiesling, Ph.D., P.E. and Michael Byrne, Federal Coordinating Officer for FEMA will be hosting the Safer Alabama Summit at the Bryant Conference Center from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Bryant Conference Center is located on the University of Alabama campus — 240 Paul Bryant Drive, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487.
Experts from meteorology, hazard mitigation and the construction industry will discuss lessons learned from the recent tornado disaster and share tools and techniques about safe rooms with state and local officials, financial organizations, contractors, builders, engineers, academic and scientific departments and organizations, insurance companies, trade associations and other stakeholders. The forum is not intended for the general public, but they will be welcome.