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2023 Disaster Resilience Symposium

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About the Symposium

Equal Justice Works’ 2023 Disaster Resilience Symposium is cohosted by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Disaster Response and Preparedness and the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Disaster Legal Services and accommodated by Stetson University College of Law.

This event will bring together legal, academic, and community voices instrumental in disaster law and the resilience movement. Keynote presentations and discussion panels will spotlight current and emerging issues in disaster response, preparedness and resilience. Participants will engage in discussions surrounding the latest trends in disaster academia, systemic issues, and the future of disaster response and preparedness with a lens towards building resiliency in the face of climate-related and human-made disasters.

This symposium is free to attend and will offer numerous opportunities for networking, community building and include a disaster simulator workshop. CLE credit will be available and recordings of the substantive sessions will be made available after the program.

Registration closes February 14th.

Who Should Attend?

  • Attorneys working in disaster law
  • Pro bono attorneys interested in disaster law
  • Law students and law school professionals
  • Emergency management professionals
  • Non attorney individuals working in disaster response/recovery/preparedness/resilience
  • Anyone interested in learning more about disaster resilience!

Register for the event and view more details on the location, lodging, and the agenda here.

March 15 – 16, 2023
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM


Stetson University College of Law
1401 61st Street South
Gulfport, FL

Event Agenda

View the event agenda here.