The just-announced seminar program for the National Disaster Reconstruction (NDR) Expo & Conference offers business-expanding options for contractors, consultants, distributors, and facility service providers. The event, co-sponsored by Imago Trade Shows and BNP Media, takes place June 17-18 in New Orleans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.  

The NDR Expo & Conference features 75 exhibitors and more than 30 sessions covering a range of disaster-related topics, including prevention, remediation, restoration, and rebuilding.  

Session topics include:

*FEMA's Change in Direction Under New Leadership: What This Means for Private Disaster Contractors

*How Disaster Response Professionals Can Secure Government Contracts

*Opportunities for Contractors in the Gulf Coast Rebuilding Efforts

*New Orleans' Loss Mitigation/Business Continuity Efforts Since Katrina

*Mold: Growth, Measurement, and Health Effects

*Debris Removal and Cleanup

*How to Handle Free Estimates

*Saving the Superdome! Roofing Major Projects

*Prevention and Restoration of Disaster on Historic Roofs

*Utilizing Professional Bio-Recovery Specialists

*After the Disaster - Incompetence and Fraud: The Importance of Using Experts

*LEED Certification for the Reconstruction Contractor

*Cleaning of Sewage/Flood Contaminated Soft Contents

*Show Me The Money: How to Arm Yourself When Dealing With Low-balling Insurance Adjusters

*Facilitating Economic Recovery: Enhancing Insurance Cash Flow

*Air Quality Sciences – Building Consulting

*Bacteria Application from In-place Drying

*Bio-Recovery in Contingency Planning

*The Disaster Experience

*Chemicals and Coatings: Use, Mis-use, and Creation of Unintentional Problems During Disaster Recovery

*Satellite Communications Throughout the Four Stages of Emergency Management

*Environmental Insurance: A 21st Century Update

*Consider a Hosted IP PBX From a Disaster Recovery Point of View

*A Hurricane is Coming - What You Need to Know to be Prepared

*FEMA's Mitigation Directorate: Working to Save Lives and Property Before the Storm - How This Affects the Mitigation Professional

*Interpreting EPA Labels  

To register or get information on the NDR Expo & Conference, visit, call 770-645-0046; or email