Water Solutions for Our Warmer World Episode 5

10/07/21 09:38:pm
Episode 5 – Water and Infrastructure: Building for the Future

October 20, 2021 | 4-5:30 pm PT

Join the Arizona Institutes for Resilience for the fifth episode of the Water Solutions for Our Warmer World series, Water and Infrastructure: Building for the Future, co-hosted by the UArizona Udall Center and WRRC! The public webinar will run from 4 to 5:30 pm PT on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 and will address:

  • how conversations about infrastructure in DC can affect social and environmental justice
  • what role architects and engineers play in building resilient infrastructure
  • how green infrastructure contributes to resilient water supply solutions
  • the latest innovations in community design that can be scaled up for broader application

Cathleen Kelly, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, will give the keynote address. She is a national expert in integrating social justice into infrastructure policy, and has played a key role in framing recent infrastructure negotiations.

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Bilal Ayyub, Professor and Director, Center for Technology and Systems Management, University of Maryland
  • David Herd, Managing Partner, Buro Happold California
  • Dr. Adriana Zuniga-Teran, Assistant Research Scientist, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy & School of Landscape Architecture and Planning, University of Arizona

The event will be moderated by Courtney Crosson, Licensed Architect and Assistant Professor of Architecture, University of Arizona.

Click here to learn more about the episode and register online.

For questions about access or to request any disability-related accommodations that will facilitate your full participation in this virtual event, please contact mmheard@arizona.edu.

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