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