Conference Schedule

 
Summit on Resilience II: THE NEXT STORM

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

8:00am:

 

Registration and breakfast (Schimmel Lobby)

8:45am:

 

Welcome: Dean Nira Herrmann, Dyson College of Arts & Sciences, Pace University

8:50am:

 

Introductory Remarks: Stephane Hallegatte, Senior Economist, Climate Change Group, The World Bank

9:10am:

 

Stéphen 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, Business Services and LETS, PricewaterhouseCoopers

Panelists:

  • David Kaufman, Director of Policy and Program Analysis, FEMA
  • Vincent Barrella, Mayor, Point Pleasant, New Jersey
  • Jill Dalton, Managing Director, Global Risk Consulting, AON
  • Gary Lawrence, Vice President, Chief Sustainability Office, AECOM

10:30 - 10:45am:

 

Break (Schimmel Lobby)

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, Deputy Director, Pace Energy and Climate Center; Director, US Department of Energy’s Northeast CHP Technical Assistance Partnership
  • Robert Schimmenti, Senior Vice President, Electric Operations, Con Edison
  • Daniel Zarrilli, Director of Recovery and Resiliency, Mayor's Office NYC
  • Chris Levendos, Vice President, National Operations, Verizon Wireless

11:45am:

 

Closing Topic: Michael Berkowitz, President, 100 Resilient Cities

Speak on the Foundation’s multi-year effort to build urban resilience worldwide.           

12:05pm:

 

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

12:10pm:

 

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For more information please contact resiliencesummit@pace.edu.