Sep

    Disaster Recovery and Urban Resilience

    12 PM GMT

    Sponsored by:
    The Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources and the Section's 2017 Fall Conference Planning Committee.

    Program Overview:
    The devastation that was wrought by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma demonstrates the need for cities to enhance their efforts to build resilience. Cities are already seeing more flooding from higher sea-levels and more extreme storm events and these impacts will only increase as the climate changes. In a variety of environmental stresses, including extreme weather events, cities have begun to incorporate emergency response and prevention strategies as well as cost-saving environmentally friendly initiatives that positively affect a municipality’s bottom line. In this webinar, panelists will discuss urban innovations in building community resilience and the effect of federal laws and policy of urban resilience efforts, including a discussion of the effect of recent Executive Orders, federal disaster recovery programs, and the National Flood Insurance Program. This webinar will offer a preview of topics that will be discussed in more detail at the ABA Section on Environment, Energy and Resources Fall Conference on October 19th in Baltimore, Maryland. 

    Moderator:
    Jessica Grannis, Adaptation Program Manager, Georgetown Climate Center, Washington, DC

    Speakers:
    Gavin Dillingham, Program Director, Clean Energy Policy, The Woodlands, TX
    Holly Leicht, EVP, Real Estate Development & Planning, Empire State Development, New York, NY
    Colette Pichon Battle, Esq., Executive Director, Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy, Slidell, Louisiana

    The ABA is not seeking CLE credit for this program.
    You will not receive CLE credit for listening.

    $45
    NON-MEMBERS
    $35
    MEMBERS
    $25
    SECTION MEMBERS
    Register Now *Additional discounts may apply at checkout

    Log In to view your rate

    Join now to receive additional discounts
    Join and Buy – NOW
    Disaster Recovery and Urban Resilience

    Event Details

    Format

    Web

    Date

    Sep 29, 2017

    2017-09-29T12:00:00 2017-09-29T13:30:00 Disaster Recovery and Urban Resilience

    Sponsored by:
    The Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources and the Section's 2017 Fall Conference Planning Committee.

    Program Overview:
    The devastation that was wrought by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma demonstrates the need for cities to enhance their efforts to build resilience. Cities are already seeing more flooding from higher sea-levels and more extreme storm events and these impacts will only increase as the climate changes. In a variety of environmental stresses, including extreme weather events, cities have begun to incorporate emergency response and prevention strategies as well as cost-saving environmentally friendly initiatives that positively affect a municipality’s bottom line. In this webinar, panelists will discuss urban innovations in building community resilience and the effect of federal laws and policy of urban resilience efforts, including a discussion of the effect of recent Executive Orders, federal disaster recovery programs, and the National Flood Insurance Program. This webinar will offer a preview of topics that will be discussed in more detail at the ABA Section on Environment, Energy and Resources Fall Conference on October 19th in Baltimore, Maryland. 

    Moderator:
    Jessica Grannis, Adaptation Program Manager, Georgetown Climate Center, Washington, DC

    Speakers:
    Gavin Dillingham, Program Director, Clean Energy Policy, The Woodlands, TX
    Holly Leicht, EVP, Real Estate Development & Planning, Empire State Development, New York, NY
    Colette Pichon Battle, Esq., Executive Director, Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy, Slidell, Louisiana

    The ABA is not seeking CLE credit for this program.
    You will not receive CLE credit for listening.

    Related Products

    Related On-Demand CLE