UNDERSTANDING ENGINEERING NEEDS IN THE WAKE OF THE SURFSIDE CONDO COLLAPSE

Date: August 26, 2026

Time: On Demand Video

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IBHS Chief Engineer Dr. Anne Cope sat down with Lyle Donan, president and CEO of Donan Engineering, to discuss critical needs across the commercial building sector in the wake of the tragic Surfside condominium collapse. Lyle and Anne cover a range of topics in this special interview at the IBHS Research Center, from commercial building inspections to how engineers can improve their communication with business and home owners.

Wildfire Prepared Home Designation Briefing

Date: October 12, 2021

Time: 11:00 A.M ET

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Join us for a 30-minute progress briefing on the new Wildfire Prepared Home designation program. Learn about how the advances in wildfire science has enabled this program, the components of a wildfire prepared home, and how the designation process will be implemented. As we are continuing to develop the program for homeowners to achieve meaningful wildfire risk reductions at the parcel level, get an inside look at the program and to the future of achieving this at the community level.

Disaster Discussions: Hurricane Ida

Date: September 21, 2021

Time: 11:00 A.M ET

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Join IBHS meteorologists Dr. Ian Giammanco and Christina Gropp as they dive into Hurricane Ida, from its rapid intensification before landfall all the way through the impact its remnants had on the northeast and the damage it caused. Dr. Giammanco was also on the ground before and after Ida, hear his perspectives on preparedness and the early damage assessments from South Louisiana.

IBHS Live Broadcast Event – Real-World Performance of FORTIFIED Home: From Florence to Sally

Date: September 14, 2021

Time: 11:00 A.M ET

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Where & When: September 14, 2021 11 A.M. ET What to Expect: We have seen tremendous growth in the number of FORTIFIED homes. Homeowners and communities are using the standard to bend down the risk curve. Members will get an in-depth look at how FORTIFIED Home was put to the test during recent hurricane seasons as Dr. Ian […]

IBHS Live Broadcast Event – Wildfire Smoke Plumes

Date: August 26, 2021

Time: 2:00 PM ET

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Understanding Detection, Modeling & The Potential for Smoke Claims Where & When: August 26  2 P.M. ET / 11 A.M. PT What to Expect: The IBHS team will cover how to detect wildfire smoke plumes to understand their coverage using radar and satellite data. Modeling the progression of smoke plumes and the associated air quality. […]