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What Would Waffle House Do?

Start Time:

10/25/2023 10:20:00 AM

End Time:

10/25/2023 11:20:00 AM

About this session:

Join Larry Sigler, a 23‐year veteran of the iconic restaurant chain as he outlines Waffle House's disaster preparedness strategies and coordinated response activities both on the ground and in the corporate office. Open to all attendees, this session highlights Larry's unique and valuable perspectives shaped by more than 16 responses to hurricanes and other crises, and unpacks the Waffle House Index, an innovative program that determines the anticipated severity of a pending disaster.

1. Understand disaster preparedness strategies to learn how Waffle House effectively plans, coordinates, and executes responses to various crises, including hurricanes and other disasters.

2. Analyze the Waffle House Index including how it operates, the key factors in its calculation, and how it serves as a reliable indicator for disaster impact assessment.

3. Leverage real-world insights for crisis management  and gain a deeper understanding of how FMs can enhance their own disaster preparedness and response plans.

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