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Post Disaster Recovery in a Changing Climate | 1.5 CM

September 24, 2014 @ 3:45 pm - 5:30 pm

Post-Disaster Recovery in a Changing Climate (1.5 CM credits)

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
3:45 – 5:30 PM
Chester County Planning Commission
601 Westtown Road, Suite 270, West Chester, PA 19380

This event is free, but registration is required: http://www.dvrpc.org/municipaloutreach/events.htm

Agenda
3:30 – 3:45 PM: Registration
3:45 – 4:00 PM: DVRPC Presentation
4:00 – 5:30 PM: Live viewing of APA Audio/Webconference

Event Description
Demographic shifts and climate change are making disasters bigger and costlier. Gradually, the nation is moving toward more effective long-term recovery, while communities are working to become more resilient. But greater resilience calls for more sophisticated planning. Do you have the tools for a safer, stronger community? Learn about the next generation of post-disaster recovery planning from the people who wrote the book — and the new edition. This program is also suitable for planning commissioners. Cosponsored by FEMA.

Panelists
Kenneth C. Topping, FAICP
President
Topping Associates International

Allison Boyd
Continuity and Resilience Planner
Multnomah County

Laurie A. Johnson, AICP
Principal, Laurie Johnson Consulting | Research

James C. Schwab, AICP
Manager, APA Hazards Planning Research Center
Co-Editor, Zoning Practice
American Planning Association

 

Details

Date:
September 24, 2014
Time:
3:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Chester County Planning Commission
601 Westtown Road, Suite 270
West Chester, PA 19380 United States
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