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RISE 2019 Conference, November 18-20, 2019

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RISE 2019 Conference, November 18-20, 2019

Transforming University Engagement in Pre- and Post-Disaster Environments: Lessons from Puerto Rico

ABOUT:

Join us for a three-day interdisciplinary conference exploring how institutions of higher education can strengthen preparedness, response, and recovery efforts in the face of a changing climate and extreme weather.

Using Hurricane Maria recovery efforts as a case study, RISE 2019 will develop an integrated framework for higher education in pre- and post-disaster environments.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

University leaders, scholars and researchers, as well as professional staff and students; stakeholders from local, state and federal government, utilities, emergency managers, planners, and non-profit organizations.

CONFERENCE SPONSORS:

The State University of New York (SUNY), the City University of New York (CUNY), Universidad de Puerto Rico, University at Albany, University at Buffalo, Binghamton University, Stony Brook University, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, SUNY Maritime, National Council for Science and the Environment, and Pontificia Católica de Puerto Rico.

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The University at Albany

State University of New York

1400 Washington Avenue

Albany, NY 12222

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Organizational Sponsorship

Become a sponsor of the RISE 2019 Conference to showcase and promote your organization and its programs to a wide range of stakeholders spanning leaders from higher education, government, private industry, and nonprofit organizations. For more details about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ms. Tianning Huang at thuang3@albany.edu.

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