Transforming Cities to Mitigate Risk and Enhance Climate Resilience Infrastructure

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

11:00am - 12:15am

Across the country cities are experiencing the physical and economic impacts that climate change is forcing on them. Communities are increasingly addressing risk head on, but vulnerabilities to infrastructure remain a great challenge. Session speakers share how they are mitigating risk through critical infrastructure investment and the challenges they are navigating to build greater resilience.


  • Elizabeth Bradford, Global Technology Leader: Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Planning & Envision Rating System, Jacobs (moderator)
  • Damon Burns, President & CEO, Finance Authority of New Orleans
  • Jennifer Pezda, Environmental Policy Advisor, SoCalGas
  • Jalonne White-Newsome, Senior Program Officer, Environment, The Kresge Foundation