Conference Schedule

 
Summit on Resilience II: THE NEXT STORM

Monday, October 20
Michael Schimmel Theater
3 Spruce St, Manhattan, NY 10038

8:30am:

 

Registration and coffee

9:00am:

 

Welcome: Professor Joseph Ryan, Chair, Criminal Justice, Pace University

Introductory Remarks: Stephane Hallegatte, Senior Economist, Sustainable Development Network, Office of the Chief Economist, the World Bank

9:10am:

 

Stephen J. Friedman, President, Pace University interviews Patrick Foye, Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Topic: “How did we do?”

9:30-10:30am:

 

Private and Public Sector Panel—Risk Management Perspectives
Discussion on physical restoration, general insurance claims for loss of records, interruption of business and what worked well during Superstorm Sandy.

Moderator: Rose Littlejohn, Managing Director, National Operations and LETS at PricewaterhouseCoopers

Panelists:

  • David Kaufman, Director of Policy and Program Analysis, FEMA
  • Vincent Barrella, Mayor, Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
  • More Panelists TBA

10:30-10:45am:

 

Break

10:45 - 11:45am:

 

Utilities and Experts on Distributed Power Panel Perspectives
Discussion on distributed power to identify policy shifts that could lead to better results next time.  

Moderator: Andrew Revkin, Dot Earth Blogger, New York Times; Senior Fellow, Pace Academy for Applied Environmental Studies.

Panelists:

  • Tom Bourgeois, Director U.S. Department of Energy’s Northeast Clean Energy Center, Deputy Director, Pace University Energy & Climate Center
  • Bob Schimmenti, Vice President, Engineering and Planning, Con Edison
  • Dr. Sergej Mahnovski, Director of Energy, New York City Mayor’s Office

11:45am:

 

Closing Remarks: Professor Joseph Ryan, Chair, Criminal Justice, Pace University

12:00 - 1:30pm:

 

VIP Lunch
Michael Berkowitz, Managing Director, Rockefeller Foundation, 100 Resilient Cities Centennial Challenge
                                   
Speak on the Foundation’s multi-year effort to build urban resilience worldwide.    

For more information please contact resiliencesummit@pace.edu.