Seminar/Webcast Communities in Harm's Way: Addressing Environmental Change and Extreme Weather Events

Date: 

Thursday, 1 March 2018 - 1:00am to 4:00am

Location: 

Washington, DC

Seminar/Webcast

Communities in Harm's Way: Addressing Environmental
Change and Extreme Weather Events

 

March 1, 2018
1:00 - 4:00 PM EST
The Keck Center, Room 100
500 5th St, NW
Washington, DC  20001


This seminar will explore the structural capacity of the Federal Government, in the context of policy and community response mechanisms, to address threats to the built environment and local communities as a result of extreme weather events and environmental change.

Join us in person or via webcast on March 1, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. EST. Policy paradigm shifts and additional tools based on social, behavioral, and political science considerations to strengthen communities in harm’s way will be discussed.

Speakers include:
Joel Neimeyer, Federal Co-Chair, Denali Commission
Alfredo Gomez, Director, Natural Resources and Environment, GAO
F. Stuart Chapin, III, PhD, Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Bilal M. Ayyub, PhD, PE, Dist.M.ASCE, University of Maryland, College Park
 

 
 
 

 

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