The IBEX Seminar Series Presents: What to do After a Hurricane

Following the impact of Hurricanes Irma and Harvey in the United States and surrounding areas in 2017, the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference (IBEX) held a last-minute special session in Tampa on September 20.

With assistance from the National Marine Manufacturers Association, the American Boat Builders & Repairers Association, the International Marina Institute, and Professional BoatBuilder magazine, IBEX was able to organize a 90-minute free session, segments of which are available via video, to discuss what to do if your property is hit or damaged by a destructive weather system.

IBEX presenters already onsite for the IBEX Seminar Series volunteered their best advice on topics ranging from electrical systems, OSHA and employee concerns, repairing boats, insurance and legal considerations, and post-storm security.


Presenters included James Cote (Cote Marine), Nigel Calder (Calder Enterprises), Brian Kane (Global Ocean Security Technology), Robert Smith (MYMIC), Ed Maurer (Suncoast), Lori Sousa (SeaLand Insurance), Jay Frechette (Starkweather & Shepley), Carl Wolf (Robson Forensics), Steve D’Antonio (Steve D’Antonio Marine Consulting Inc.), JB Currell (Gibco/Flexmold), Ron Reisner (R. Reisner & Associates), John Sprague (JHSprague Consulting, LLC), and Jules Massee (Hamilton, Miller & Birthisel LLP). Moderator: Margaret Podlich (MBP Consulting).


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