Resilience, a structure’s ability to withstand and recover from disaster, is a critical issue in today’s world. Building residents, building owners, lenders, and institutional investors alike are vulnerable to the negative impact of natural disasters such as earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, and wildfires.

Attend one or all of our webinars and learn about the latest developments in construction resilience—right from the experts who develop the standards.

Infrastructure Management (ASTM Standard Practice E3210)

May 20, 2020 ǀ 2 pm EST ǀ FREE

  • Infrastructure management and types
  • Consider all stakeholders, their roles, and institutional change
  • Risks to human health and welfare
  • Forensic analysis, correction, and ongoing improvements
  • Performance and efficiency

Speaker:

Marty Rowland, New York City Department of Parks and Recreation


 

Reducing the Vulnerability of Buildings to Wildfire

June 2, 2020 ǀ 2 pm EST ǀ FREE

  • The three basic exposure that buildings threatened by wildfire must resist
  • The meaning of a "coupled approach" as related to building survival during wildires
  • The available basic building code options and relevant standard test methods available in the United States 

Speaker:

Dr. Stephen Quarles, University of California Cooperative Extension Advisor Emeritus

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