Summit on Resilience 2012

Securing Our Future through Public-Private Partnerships

On January 11, 2012, corporate leaders and representatives from local, state, and federal government convened at Pace University for the first Summit on Resilience: Securing Our Future through Public-Private Partnerships.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) University Agency and Partnership Initiative, the summit provided a forum for discussion on emerging practices of public-private partnerships in emergency management.

The keynote address was delivered by The Honorable Tom Ridge, President and CEO of Ridge Global, First United States Secretary of Homeland Security.

The opening address was given by Margareta Wahlström, Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction, United Nations.