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2017 Frontiers in Resilience Symposium

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George Mason University – Arlington Campus, Founders’ Hall

3351 North Fairfax Dr

Arlington, VA 22201

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Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), in partnership with the Center for Infrastructure Protection and Homeland Security (CIP/HS), invites you to attend the 2017 Frontiers in Resilience Symposium: Developing Innovative Resilience Solutions at the Interface of Science, Economics, and Policy on May 10 – 11, 2017.

The two day event will be hosted at George Mason University's Arlington Campus, located at 3351 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201, in Founders' Hall.

Bringing together thought leaders, practitioners, and researchers, the Symposium will offer multi-disciplinary, solution-based talks that explore the critical intersection of engineering, policy, and economics as the foundation of resilience. The event will provide space for conversations and collaborations aimed at identifying resilience solutions for our most complex and challenging national security concerns.

The 2017 Frontiers in Resilience Symposium will feature subject matter expert panels and multidisciplinary, cross-cutting discussions based on paper and panel submissions. Areas of focus will include:

  • Resilience as it relates to science, economics, and policy

  • Resilience case studies that include aspects of science, economics, and policy

  • Grid resilience

  • Urban resilience

  • Incentivizing resilience

  • Human behavior and how it contributes/constrains resilience

  • Cybersecurity

The symposium will explore innovative approaches to resilience in the areas of science, technology, business, economics, and public policy with presentations focused on original theoretical, methodological, and empirical research as well as relevant applied or policy research. It promises a unique opportunity to engage in rich dialogue on current issues and inspiration for future research, partnerships and action within the resilience stakeholder community.


Registration for the 2017 Frontiers in Resilience Symposium includes Symposium participation, two lunches, AM/PM breaks, and a networking reception on Wednesday, May 10. Reduced rates are available for federal employees (meals and reception not included), for faculty members of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area, and for current graduate student presenters at the Symposium. For current Consortium and George Mason University students interested in attending, please contact Christie Jones directly at cjones62@gmu.edu or 703-993-4792.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to register, please select 'May 10' as the date to access the ticket area. You may then select the applicable registration option.

Registration Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2017

For questions or further assistance please contact Christie Jones, CIP/HS Education Program Manager, at cjones62@gmu.edu or 703-993-4792.

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