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The Resilience and Water Module

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Hilton University of Florida Conference Center

1714 SW 34th Street

Gainesville, Florida

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The Resilience and Water Module

University of Florida Hilton Conference Center, Gainesville

On Tuesday, November 7 and Wednesday, November 8, Florida Earth, in partnership with the University of Florida's College of Design, Planning and Construction (DCP) and the College of Engineering's Engineering School for Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment (ESSIE) will hold a conference/workshop on resilience and water. A registration fee of $195 includes lunch for both days and reception at the end of Tuesday, November 7.

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Tuesday, November 7

8:30 AM Coffee and registration

9:00 AM Welcome and Introduction – Stan Bronson, Executive Director, Florida Earth at UF

9:15 AM Keynote Address - Introducing the Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER), Chimay Anumba, Dean, UF College of Design, Construction & Planning (DCP)

9:45 AM Perspectives in Resilience – Moderator: TBA. Panel members: Honorable Nancy Shaver, Mayor of St. Augustine; Gary Cecchine, Executive Director, Rand Institute for the Gulf States

10:45 AM Break

11:00 AM Innovation in Engineering – Moderator, Kirk Hatfield, Director UF’s Engineering School for Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment (ESSIE). Panel members: Michael Flood, National Resiliency Lead, WSP; Steve Bourne, Director of Research, Atkins; Jason Bird, Practice Leader, CH2M (invited)

12:00 PM Lunch and Keynote: Craig Fugate, Former Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA)

1:00 PM The Bottom-Line Drivers: Finance and Insurance – Moderator: Bill Whiteford. Panel members: Samantha Medlock, Director of North America, Willis Towers Watson; Jack Lansing, Vice President, UBS;

2:00 PM Communicating with the Public about Resilience – Moderator: Simone Dominique, Chief Communicator, Florida Earth; Roselyn Smith, Fulbright Professional, Miami; Irela Bague, President & CEO, Bague Group

3:00 PM Break

3:15 PM Breakouts – Identifying gaps in resilience science, engineering, business and policy

  • Science – Tom Frazer, Director, UF School of Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Engineering – TBA
  • Business – Denver Stutler, Submergent Technologies
  • Policy – Gary Cecchine, Rand Institute for the Gulf

4:00 PM Reports and Debrief

4:30 PM Instructions for Friday and Adjourn

5:30 PM Reception and Florida Earth at UF celebration

Wednesday, November 8

8:30 AM Coffee and Registration

9:00 AM Introduction and Plan of the Day – Bill Whiteford

9:10 AM Keynote – Ben Preston, Director of Infrastructure and Environment, Rand Corporation

9:50 AM Resilience Research Needs: Who Does What? Moderator: Chimay Anumba, Dean, UF College of Design, Construction and Planning. Panel Members: Jennifer Jurado, Director of the Environmental Planning and Community Resilience Division, Broward County (Invited); Fan Zhang, University of Southern Mississippi

10:45 AM Break

11:00 AM Keys to Good Resilience Policy – Moderator: TBA; Panel members: Alec Bogdanoff, President, Brizaga, Inc.;

12:00 PM Lunch and Keynote: Resiliency and Innovative Finance, David Prodger, Consul General, British Consulate, Miami

12:45 PM Review of the Gaps: Setting the Stage for Solutions – Simone Dominique, Florida Earth at UF

1:15 PM Breakouts: Innovations to Fill the Gaps

  • Science – Jennifer Adler, Florida Earth Young Scholar, PhD Candidate at UF
  • Engineering – Madelyn Harvey, Florida Earth Young Scholar, PhD Candidate at Scripps Oceanographic, UC San Diego
  • Business – TBA
  • Policy – Anne Siders, Florida Earth Young Scholar, PhD Candidate at Stanford

2:00 PM Reports from Breakouts

2:45 PM Where Do We Go From Here?

3:00 PM Adjourn

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