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Lessons from Hurricane Irma for Increasing Resilience

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Marine Industries Association of South Florida

221 Southwest 3rd Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, stakeholders and decision-makers are responding to and examining the storm’s impacts on Florida. To facilitate this discussion, the Center for Urban & Environmental Solutions (CUES) at Florida Atlantic University will convene a summit, Lessons from Hurricane Irma for Increasing Resilience: From Practice to Revising Plans and Policy on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale.

Approved for 3.5 AICP CM Credits

CUES is hosting the summit in partnership with the following units at Florida Atlantic University:

  • FAU Harbor Branch

  • Institute for Healthy Aging and Lifespan Studies

  • Florida Center for Environmental Studies

  • Freight Mobility Research Institute

with generous support from the Marine Industries Association of South Florida.

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1:00 – 1:15 pm Welcome - Anthony Abbate/ Florida Atlantic University

1:15 – 2:20 pm Panel: Evacuation - moderated by Colin Polsky/FAU Florida Center for Environmental Studies

Brian Wolshon/Louisiana State University, Scott Parr/Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Evangelos Kaiser/ Florida Atlantic University, John Renne/ FAU

2:20 – 3:15 pm Panel: Sheltering - moderated by James Galvin/FAU Institute for Healthy Aging and Lifespan Studies (I-HeAL)

Zayne Smith/AARP, Lauree Simmons/Big Dog Ranch Rescue, Jeff Huber/FAU

3:15-3:30 pm Coffee break

3:30 – 5:00 pm Panel & Facilitated Discussion: Lessons, Policy Actions, and Research Needs - moderated by Anton Post/FAU Harbor Branch

Mayor Josh Levy/City of Hollywood, Karl Kim/University of Hawaii

5:30 – 7:00 pm Reception/Happy Hour - Tarpon Bend Food & Tackle - 200 SW 2nd Street, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl 33301

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221 Southwest 3rd Avenue

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