10:00 AM

Audience Q&A

10:10 AM


10:30 AM

Panel: Resilience and Adaptation

Moderator: Glen Daigger, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, CH2M Hill, Inc.

This panel will address the key environmental threats communities face and will discuss R&D on environmental impact reduction, resilient infrastructure, and adaptation measures

  • Keelin Kuipers, Coastal Storms Program Manager, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

  • Walter Peacock, Professor and Director, Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, Texas A&M University

  • Denice Wardrop, Assistant Director, Institutes of Energy and Environment, Penn State University

  • William Werkheiser, Eastern Region Director, U.S. Geological Survey

11:10 AM

Audience Q&A

11:20 AM

Panel: Models, Metrics, and Future Scenarios

Moderator: Denise Stephenson Hawk, The Stephenson Group

This panel will focus on how urban change is modeled, how human and environmental outcomes can be measured, and what information is most useful (or needed) in assessing outcomes

  • Jon Fink, Director, Global Institute for Sustainability, Arizona State University

  • Thomas Parris, Vice President and Director of Sustainability Programs, ISCIENCES LLC

  • Steward Pickett, Director, Baltimore Ecosystem Long-Term Ecological Research Program

  • Dale Quattrochi, Senior Research Scientist, Earth Science Office, National Aeronautic and Space Administration

  • Jennifer Wolch, Dean, College of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley

12:00 PM

Audience Q&A

12:10 PM

Luncheon Keynote

Adolfo Carrion, Director, White House Office of Urban Policy

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