RISE 2019 Conference

Transforming University Engagement In Pre- and Post-Disaster Environments: Lessons from Puerto Rico

Leaders' Roundtable: Envisioning a New Paradigm


Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM, November 19

Location: Ballroom - Campus Center

Impacts from disaster events touch every part of a community.  The economic risks and opportunities that resilience planning represents, coupled with community priorities, assets and vulnerabilities, sets the table for a rich discussion to inform the design of a new approach by local community leaders to increasingly intense and extreme weather events.  In short, what does a resilient community that is livable, secure and designed for anticipated, and unanticipated impacts from extreme weather events, look like and include?