Resilience Summit

One Mission:

Raising the standard of resilience by putting green first. Learn the newest research and technology around resilience-enhancing designs, technologies, materials and methods.



Opening Keynotes
Achieving Economic, Social, and Environmental Resilience: Two leaders from the state and local levels, Kate Gordon (Director, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, State of California) and Jeff Benavides (Chief Sustainability and Resilience Officer, Orange County, Florida), will share their experiences proactively planning for equitable resilience that address underlying environmental factors, consider unique vulnerabilities of communities, and prevent major economic damage, all while reacting to ongoing events and active threats.


Date: Thursday, October 1
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am CST


 

Closing Keynote
Kimberly Lewis, USGBC’s Senior Vice President, Market Transformation and Development, North America, will give an overview of USGBC’s Equity Initiatives and will lead a conversation with distinguished guest, Cornelius Griggs, President of GMA Construction Group. Griggs is a leader in the construction industry and an expert in supporting and empowering disadvantaged communities and developing future leaders.

Date: Thursday, October 1
Time: 4:30pm-5:00pm CST

Objectives for 2020: 

  1. Discuss a sustainable future for all by focusing on the development of resilient cities and communities.
  2. Learn how to champion equitable, safe and healthy development policies by focusing on the implementation of advanced technologies that improve the performance of their communities and cities.
  3. Incorporate concepts like wellness and human experience into city planning, development and management. 
  4. Convene government officials, planners, developers, designers, public health professionals, community organizations, etc., who are breaking down fragmentation in the market as they focus on resilient and equitable outcomes.

Resilience Summit Education Sessions | Thursday, October 1

Defending Three Fronts – Achieving Economic, Social, and Environmental Resilience
10:00a.m. – 11:00a.m. CST

From Concept to Action: Climate Risk & Resilience Strategies
11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. CST

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Resilience: How to have “The Talk” with your clients
11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. CST

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Envision a Resilient Future: Set Your Sights Net-Positive
11:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. CST

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Resiliency at the Port of San Diego
12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m. CST

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Gaming for Equity & Resilience: Raising the Living Standard
12:30p.m. – 1:30p.m. CST

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RELi: From Hazard Mitigation to Community Vitality
2:00p.m. – 3:00p.m. CST

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A People-Centered Approach to Resilience in Orange County, FL and LEED for Cities and Communities
2:00p.m. – 3:00p.m. CST

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Resilience Summit Breakout Session Part 2- Afternoon Salon: Voices on Equity
3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. CST

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Sponsored Session:

American Chemistry Council Presents: Building for Resilience: Innovations in Materials, Policies, and Tools for a Resilient Future
3:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. CST

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Greenbuild Virtual now includes 4 events.