8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Resilience in Crisis: Lessons from Former FEMA Director Craig Fugate

In times of crisis, the ability to respond effectively and recover swiftly is crucial. As the world faces increasingly complex challenges, it is imperative to learn from experts who have navigated the storm and demonstrated remarkable resilience in the face of adversity. The DRI2024 conference is honored to host a compelling sit-down interview with one such individual, President Obama’s FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate. Join us for a thought-provoking conversation as former FEMA Director Craig Fugate explores the strategies and experiences that shaped his tenure as FEMA Director and delving into the invaluable lessons he learned from managing some of the United States’ most significant emergencies and disasters. This interview promises to be a captivating and enlightening exploration of Craig Fugate’s experience leading FEMA through multiple record-breaking disaster years and overseeing the Federal Government’s response to major events such as the Joplin and Moore Tornadoes, Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Matthew, and the 2016 Louisiana flooding. Attendees of the DRI2024 conference will gain valuable insights from Craig Fugate’s experiences, leaving them inspired and better equipped to face the uncertainties of an ever-changing world. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from one of the nation’s foremost experts in the field of emergency management.

Quick Info

  • March 5, 2024
  • 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • Grand Ballroom A