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Book Presentation: Facing Risk: New Urban Resilience Practices in Latin America

September 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Side Event at Building a Resilient Future Conference

Facing Risk presents effective urban resilience practices put in place to address the risks of natural and anthropic disasters in six Latin American cities: Manizales, Colombia; La Paz, Bolivia; Cuenca, Ecuador; Santa Fe and Pilar, Argentina; and Cubatão, Brazil. This book provides answers to some of the dilemmas faced by local governments and communities as they seek to strengthen their resilience to disasters.

Speakers:
Timon McPhearson, Director Urban Systems Lab
Michael Cohen, Milano PhD director
Margarita Gutman, SGPIA & SUS faculty
Bart Orr, PhD student
Maria Carrizosa, PhD student
David López, PhD student
Lena Simet, PhD student

 

Sunday, September 22nd, 2019
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
University Center | The New School
63 Fifth Avenue, room U 205,
New York, NY
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The event will be in English
Admission is free, but seating is limited.
Reservations are required please RSVP here.

Venue

University Center | The New School
63 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 11217 United States
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