ResCon 2024 Returns to New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

Published 10:14 am Wednesday, March 6, 2024

The annual resiliency conference ResCon is scheduled to return to the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center from April 23-25, 2024. The three-day international conference aims to bring together industry experts and leaders focused on successful resilience and disaster management in an evolving global environment.

ResCon is a unique platform for diverse leaders and practitioners to convene, collaborate, and explore emerging trends and challenges impacting communities and economies worldwide. The conference offers a rich variety of sessions, interactive panel discussions led by public and private experts, offsite resiliency tours that provide a hands-on experience, and, this year, innovative campfire sessions designed to highlight successful case studies. Attendees can look forward to networking opportunities and forming new partnerships while gaining practical insights into resiliency, water management, emergency response, disaster management, insurance, and more.

Michael J. Sawaya, Convention Center President and CEO, underscores the. Significance of the event in the face of ongoing: “At this annual event, leaders and pioneers gather to share expertise and best practices, bolstering our collective resilience. Given the pressing global challenges, the Convention Center team is honored to host ResCon again, providing a space for experts and organizations to learn from each other and share tactics and strategies to strengthen responses and readiness for various emergencies. I urge professionals in emergency and disaster management, public safety, government, and related fields to join us for this pivotal event.”

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Established in 2012 and formerly known as the International Disaster Conference and Expo, ResCon has a history of bringing together governors, chief resiliency officers, professors, and industry experts. The conference has evolved over the years, covering various topics such as electric grid resiliency, wildfire management, and incorporating social equity into preparedness planning. This year’s sessions promise to be just as diverse and insightful, offering a wealth of knowledge for attendees.

Further details will be available in the coming weeks, including speaker announcements and programming information. For updates and to learn more, visit Registration is open; visit for more details.

About ResCon:

Reson (Resiliency Conference) will host this year’s annual conference from April 23-25, 2024, at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. Based in New Orleans, a hub of resilience, disaster management, and innovation, this 3-day conference will bring the leadership and experience of the nation’s governors and a diverse mix of disaster and resilience practitioners to explore topics that impact communities and economies worldwide.