ADAPTATION AND RESILIENCE TO NATURAL DISASTERS
How does the National Capital Region prepare for natural disasters and assess risks to our human environment? Are the lessons learned from our nearby coastal communities part of the solution? Can models, infrastructure design, and smart policies help us effectively manage water resources and plan for an uncertain future? Please join us for presentations and a discussion of these topics, and more.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
5:30 pm Registration and Heavy Hors d’Oeuvres; 6:15 Presentations and Discussion; 7:30 Wrap Up
Venue: Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
777 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC. Training Center, 1st Floor(near Union Station for Metro and MARC)
Parking and Directions: http://www.mwcog.org/contact/directions/
WATER RESOURCES SYMPOSIUM 2015
Urban Water Management and Resiliency in Uncertain Times
Friday, April 10, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
This one-day symposium at the University of the District of Columbia will bring together experts from governmental agencies, academia, the private sector, and non-profits to present and discuss challenges and opportunities for water management and resiliency in the region, as well as national, and international scope. The program will include a keynote address, invited panelists, and breakout sessions featuring submitted oral and poster presentations. Dr. Daniel Zarrilli, Director of the Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency for the City of New York has been invited to present the keynote address. Click here for Full Announcement, Call for Abstracts, and Registration Information.