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Sept 27 & 28 | 2023

Anaheim, CA

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Theater 4

Seminar Theaters are some of the most prominent features of The Natural Disaster Expo. With over 200 seminars expected to be delivered at the event, attendees can discover valuable insights and industry knowledge on what’s been happening in disaster prep, management, and recovery to advance their professional capabilities.

    • Wednesday

      Jack Harris: Speaking in the Theater 4

      11.00 - 11.30

      Jack Harris
      ANA, Inc.

      Innovative Hybrid solutions powering recovery and optimizing remote response

      Find out how hybrid renewable energy systems can mitigate power outages caused by natural disasters and aid in recovery. By utilizing newly developed battery technology, Hybrid Energy Systems can reduce generator runtime, reduce fuel consumption, reduce downtime and the added benefit of lower emissions.

      Bow Rodgers: Speaking in the Theater 4

      11.45 - 12.15

      Bow Rodgers

      Artificial Intelligence in the Fight Against Wildfire

      AlcheraX Inc. President and Co-founder Bow Rodgers will discuss how FireScout, an advanced artificial intelligence (AI) convolution neural network (CNN), is used by large utilities, government agencies, and the forestry managers to get eyes on fires fast before they become devastating. Bow will walk through the AI development methodology, cloud-based deployment of the platform, and solution integration.

      Gilberto DeSalvo, PhD: Speaking in the Theater 4

      12.30 - 13.00

      Gilberto DeSalvo, PhD
      Delphire Inc

      Wildfire Detection & Visual Confirmation from anywhere in Seconds.

      Delphire is a Pasadena-based business targeting the grid-related wildfire problem for utilities. We developed a multi-sensor wildfire detection system that can operate in low connectivity (no cell service) environments to detect grid-related wildfires and report in seconds them along with a picture for confirmation.

      Kobey Stiles: Speaking in the Theater 4

      13.15 - 13.45

      Kobey Stiles

      Lightning 101 - The incredible truth of this amazing atmospheric phenomenon

      How much do you know about lightning? Take our “lightning quiz” and learn the truth about the when, how, and why of lightning. Does it ever strike twice in the same place? Is your car a safe place to be during a storm? Why did your mother tell you not to take a bath during a thunderstorm? Knowing the facts can help keep you, your people and your property safe.

      Jovan Gayton: Speaking in the Theater 4

      14.00 - 14.30

      Jovan Gayton

      Disaster Relief: The Role of the Architect

      Architects are trained to value & protect the health, safety, and welfare of people. They possess the skill and ability to provide site and building solutions for disaster recovery. This seminar will highlight the value and the role architects play in disaster relief.

      Steven Surges: Speaking in the Theater 4

      14.45 - 15.15

      Steven Surges
      Myers Emergency Power Systems

      KEEPING THE LIGHTS ON: Codes and Solutions for Emergency Power

      Life Safety is never optional, and disasters don''t happen on a schedule. A dependable source of Emergency Power which complies with all relevant local and national codes enhances occupant and building safety during natural disasters. After reviewing code and product requirements, we will take a deeper dive on popular types of emergency lighting system.