Hurricanes and Infrastructure – Building Resiliency for Extreme Weather Events

Description:

This symposia will discuss several topics important for understanding the hurricane and infrastructure nexus. The session will cover several topics including the current state of knowledge about hurricane threats and current prediction skill, how public infrastructure-planning decisions are made and what information is required to support decision makers, best practices for educating the public and informing public policy to increase resiliency, and risk based community resilience planning.

 

Speakers:

Mr. William Paul Mahoney, III, B.S., M.S., Interim Director, Research Applications Laboratory, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Dr. Louis W. Uccillini, PhD., NOAA Assistant Administrator for Weather Services, and Director of the National Weather Service
Leslie Chapman-Henderson, President and CEO, Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)

 

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