Past Events

DDA: Aged Performance of Asphalt Shingles | February 23-25, 2021

Start date: February 23, 2021

End date: February 25, 2021

Time: 11:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M. Each Day

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Explore the aged performance of asphalt shingles through this virtual Disaster Dynamics Academy event which will blend virtual teaching sessions with live streamed laboratory demonstrations from the IBHS Research Center.

DDA: Suburban Wildfire Adaptation | December 8-10, 2020

Start date: December 8, 2020

End date: December 10, 2020

Time: 11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M. Each Day

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Our first virtual DDA explored how IBHS developed the suburban adaptation roadmaps…

Celebrating Innovative Construction Professionals

Date: May 5, 2020

Time: 6:00 P.M.

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Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety presents the 2020 FORTIFIED Award Dinner and Research Center Tour Join us in celebrating the leaders in construction innovation at our 2020 FORTIFIED Award Dinner. The following day we will tour the IBHS Research Center and explore resilient construction with hands-on exhibits and demonstrations. Award-winners will also receive a customizable…

DDA: Commercial Hazards | February 19-20, 2020

Start date: February 19, 2020

End date: February 20, 2020

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Join us for a special Disaster Dynamics Academy (DDA) to explore the vulnerabilities of commercial buildings when confronted with high winds, wind-driven rain, hail, and wildfires.

DDA: Wildfire | October 16-17, 2019

Start date: October 16, 2019

End date: October 17, 2019

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A two-day program exploring the dynamics of wildfire behavior and how it exploits various building vulnerabilities, leading to severe property damage.

DDA: Hurricane | July 17, 2019

Date: July 17, 2019

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A unique educational experience for IBHS members focused on hurricanes.

Commercial Symposium: Hurricane | June 11, 2019

Date: June 11, 2019

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A symposium covering the hurricanes of 2017 and 2018, their impact on business damage, disruption, and the need to break the cycle of destruction.

DDA: Wildfire | March 12-13, 2019

Start date: March 12, 2019

End date: March 13, 2019

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Explored the dynamics of wildfire behavior and how it exploits various building vulnerabilities, leading to severe property damage.