University at Albany, NY
Description and Details:
Transforming University Engagement In Pre- and Post-Disaster Environments: Lessons from Puerto Rico
Join universities and colleges from across the nation for a three day conference that will explore how higher education can strengthen preparedness, response, and recovery in the face of growing threats posed by a changing climate and extreme weather as we strive to build a national platform.
RISE 2019 will deliver a three-day series of workshops to explore how institutions of higher learning can strengthen preparedness, response and recovery efforts in the face of threats posed by a changing climate and extreme weather. Sessions are designed to deliver a set of actionable outcomes to build a national platform.
Led by universities and colleges nationwide, in close partnership with the National Council for Science and the Environment, the RISE 2019 Conference will serve to explore new strategies and approaches that bring to bear the power of higher education in pre- and post-disaster environments, while using Puerto Rico as a case study.