While many facility managers are accutely aware of large scale disasters that bring operations to a halt, keep in mind that this week marks the 100th anniversary of the San Francisco earthquake. People who survived the experience told their children and grandchildren that they hoped nothing of the same caliber would impact their lives, but in reality, hope has very little to do with natural disasters. Sure, you can hope it doesn’t happen again, but the chances will always be there.
Coincidentally, disaster recovery and planning was the topic that got people talking yesterday at The TFM Show. Monday’s keynote discussion, “Surviving the Crisis” was a huge success, and many attendees stayed after the session to ask additional questions of the panel.In the photo (pictured from left to right), panelists Lee Evey (president, the Design-Build Institute of America and head of the Pentagon Renovation Program) and Charles Foti, Jr. (attorney general of the State of Louisana) share war stories before the session.