Economic Disaster Resiliency Workshop

Economic Disaster Resiliency Workshop
On Tuesday, July 16, the Brazos Valley Council of Governments (BVCOG), in partnership with the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), will host a full day workshop on economic resiliency and preparedness for communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey and other disasters. Join us for a morning of trainings by IEDC, followed by an afternoon session featuring federal and state agencies to learn how your community can build back better!

Featured organizations include: Texas General Land Office, Texas Department of Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Small Business Administration, U.S. Economic Development Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Texas Recovery Office, and more.


8:30 - 9:00 a.m.: Registration

Morning session: IEDC Training Presentations
9:00 - 9:45 a.m.: Introduction to Community Resilience
9:45 - 10:45 a.m.:  Economic Diversification & Building Capacity for Recovery
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Creative Financing and Long Term Strategies for Economic Recovery 

12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Working Lunch

Afternoon session: Federal and State
1:30 - 4:00 p.m. Presentations and panels from federal and state agencies
7/16/2019 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Brazos Valley Council of Governments 3991 E 29th St Bryan 77802

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