Hixon Center to Host Urban Resilience & Sustainability Conference

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Posted: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 8:17 pm | Updated: 8:31 pm, Wed Sep 21, 2016.

On Friday, Nov. 4, the Hixon Center for Urban Ecology at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies will host its annual conference on Urban Resilience & Sustainability.

The event in New Haven, Conn., is free, but registration is required. The panels will examine challenges and opportunities for sustainability and resilience at the municipal level.

Three panel discussions will include:

Panel I: Challenges and Opportunities for Urban Sustainability: Results from the 2016 National Academy Report Moderator Karen Seto.

Panel II: Building Urban Resilience: How are Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities addressing stresses and preparing for shocks? Moderator Brad Gentry.

Panel III: Bridging Science and Management to Achieve Sustainability Moderator Virginia Chapman.

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