March 30, 2017

Resiliency and SDGs in a Changing Climate

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Perry World House Global Forum, 3803 Locust Walk

Join Penn IUR, in partnership with Perry World House, Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, and Humanities+Urbanism+Design Consortium for a lunch talk with Henk Ovink, Special Envoy for International Water Affairs for the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Principal, Rebuild by Design. He will discuss designing and implementing strategic water management initiatives in the U.S. and abroad. He will go in-depth on recent projects across resiliency, water safety, infrastructure improvement, and the accompanying political and cultural challenges to implementation. Following his presentation will be a panel discussion with Howard Neukrug, Professor of Practice, School of Arts and Sciences, Principal, CASE Environmental LLC; and Dean Frederick Steiner, Dean & Paley Professor, School of Design. Lunch will be served.


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