Restoration 2006 Rebuilding Economies and Communities after Disaster
The most comprehensive conference on rebuilding economies and communities after a disaster, Restoration 2006 takes place at the New Orleans Sheraton on May 16-17. The conference's keynote speakers include George Foresman, America's first under secretary for preparedness at the Department of Homeland Security; James Lee Witt, former director of FEMA; and PBS's Ray Suarez, who will speak as well as host an interactive Town Hall where experts will discuss effective community recovery strategies.
There will be more than 40 interactive breakout sessions in the following tracks:
    Economic Development Financing, and Incentives
    Collaboration Strategies
    Communities, Families, and Public Services
    Environmental Management, Infrastructure, and Reconstruction
Organized by ICMA, the local government leadership and management organization, in partnership with the National League of Cities and the National Association of Counties, Restoration 2006 also features pre- and post conference activities, including the opportunity to volunteer with the New Orleans Habitat for Humanity and Tulane University and to attend a workshop on how to recruit private sectors resources for restoration.
With its own recovery under way, New Orleans is sure to provoke new ideas for you to take back to your community. Early bird registration ends April 30, 2006, for more information or to register visit
Arizona City/County Management Association
1820 W. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: (602) 258-5786
Fax: (602) 253-3874