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This webinar series provides practical information on key topics in disaster preparedness and economic recovery for economic development organizations and chambers of commerce. Each seminar hosts economic recovery practitioners with real world experience and leadership in the subject matter. Each seminar will feature efforts made in disaster-impacted communities. Attend these interactive sessions to learn how your organization can be better equipped to handle a major disruption - whether caused by nature or manmade events.

Each webinar consists of two parts - a full hour of instruction by speakers followed by a 30 minute Q&A period. The webinars are available at no-costs, thanks to grants from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) Philadelphia and Atlanta offices.

When:  Monthly from January to December 2015

Price:  Free

Please note: Web seminars in this series are not eligible for CEcD recertification points.

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2015 Schedule


November: Identifying Economic Recovery Priorities

November 12, 2015 | 2:30 m 4:00 pm ET

Following a disaster, there are varying visions for the community’s recovery. To create a thorough recovery plan, it is essential to start by understanding the different perspectives. This collaborative process of bringing stakeholders together, hosting focus groups and actively participating in visioning sessions can be time consuming yet provides rewarding results. Attend this webinar to explore strategies to identify and expedite your community’s economic recovery priorities.

 

Instructions and Technology

Instructions and dial-in information will be sent up to three days in advance and a minimum of two times. If you do not receive an email from IEDC or GoToWebinar 24 hours prior to the start of the web seminar, it is your responsibility to email webinar@iedconline.org. No refunds or credits will be given for not receiving the dial-in information for the webinar.

Audio

  • Using a telephone: A touch-tone telephone
  • Using Desktop VoIP: A computer equipped with the following:
    -- a supported sound card
    -- speakers or headphones
    -- a microphone (for speaking during the conference)

Web

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla Firefox 1.5 for Windows/Mac/Linux, or Safari 2.0 for Macintosh
  • Broadband Internet connection

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