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Resilient Cities: An Integrated Economic Approach to Natural Hazard Risk Mitigation

British Consulate-General Boston

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)

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Resilient Cities: An Integrated Economic Approach to Natural Hazard Risk Mitigation


Please join us at the Boston Society of Architects to explore current thinking and innovative solutions for the City of Boston on:

• Quantifying Risk: Measuring, Modeling and Evaluation
• Financial Mitigation: Pricing Vulnerability, Transferring Risk and Innovative Financial Models
• Capital Markets: Leveraging Private Finance to Increase Resilience
• Resilient Infrastructure: Finance, Design and Build

UK experts will meet with the City of Boston Community at large. This seminar will discuss the pressing issues associated with sea level rise and natural catastrophes in Boston. The topics will include quantifying/ reducing risk, reinsurance, insurance linked securities market, catastrophe bonds, resilience bonds, capital markets investor interest in assuming disaster risk and resilient infrastructure. The Economic Resilience Challenges faces by City of Boston will also be discussed.

Panelists

 

Daniel Stander - Risk Management Solutions
Ian Alison - Mott MacDonald
Rebecca Davis - Metropolitan Area Planning Council
Austin Blackmon - City of Boston - Environment, Energy and Open Space
Rowan Douglas - Willis Towers Watson
David Levy - UMass Boston
Kathleen Theoharides - MA Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs 

 

Boston Society of Architects/AIA
290 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Lunch will be served from 12:00 with opening remarks beginning at 12:30

 

 

We look forward to seeing you there!


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Boston Society of Architects/AIA
290 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)


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