Thursday, November 29, 2018

Webinar - The Science of Resilience in Decision-Making

This webinar will take place on Wednesday, Dec 5th 2018, 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM EST. Erica Goldman, NSCE Science Policy Director, will moderate a multi-disciplinary discussion on climate resilient infrastructure. She'll be joined by specialists in engineering, water resources, urban planning and natural hazards. Erica will moderates a multi-disciplinary discussion on climate resilient infrastructure. This 90-minute webinar is sponsored by ASU's School of Sustainability in partnership with the National Council for Science and the Environment and will explore:
  • Resilience as a paradigm to understand infrastructure at a systems level
  • Social science as a critical component in planning for and understanding resilience
  • Resilient design as a continuum, rather than an endpoint
  • The role of social and institutional infrastructure in disaster response and planning for climate impacts

Panelists
  • Thomas Seager Associate Professor School of Sustainable Engineering & the Built Environment Arizona State University
  • Patricia Solis Executive Director Knowledge Exchange for Resilience Arizona State University
  • Jennifer Tobin Deputy Administrator Natural Hazards Center University of Colorado
  • Joe Manous Director Institute for Water Resources US Army Corps of Engineers

 Science of Resilience Resources

Here is a folder of material you can download in preparation for the webinar. It includes guidance co-authored by panelists, including:
  • Tom Seager on resilience in decision-making
  • Patricia Solis on how spatial information can help resolve disconnects between scientists and decision makers
  • A multi-disciplinary community resilience study of flooding in Lumberton, NC, with a chapter co-authored by Jennifer Tobin
  • The Army Corps of Engineers' Resilience Initiative Roadmap
Click here to download the folder
Click here to register.

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