April 27 Resiliency Policy Workshop

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Vanessa Sarria
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April 27 Resiliency Policy Workshop

Post by Vanessa Sarria » Mon Apr 20, 2015 1:37 pm

Proposed Agenda

Monday, April 27, 2015
9 am to 11 am
City Council Chambers

What is Resilience and why is it important?
- Chief Sustainability Officer Lucia Athens & Chief Innovation Officer Kerry O’Connor

How might we plan for disruptions?
- Rebecca Ryan, Alliance for Innovation

How might Extreme Weather be Disruptive for Austin?
- Dr. Katherine Hayhoe, Texas Tech University

How might we make our Regional Transportation Infrastructure less vulnerable to extreme weather?
- Cathy Stephens, Planning and Environmental Program Manager, CAMPO

How is Austin preparing for the possible impact of wildfires on Austin’s Resiliency?
- Justice Jones, Acting Wildfire Division Manager, City of Austin Fire Department

How might we improve Community Economic & Social Resilience?
- Ann Beeson, Executive Director, Center for Public Policy Priorities
Policy Initiative and Advancement Director
Office of the Mayor