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Engagement, Advocacy, and Innovation for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Engagement and Advocacy for Investment in Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

Moderators: Donald Anderson, TDI

Speakers: Jimmy Kemp, President, Jack Kemp Foundation and Executive Director, Senator Tim Scott's Empower America Project and Tyron Picard, Founder and Managing Partner, The Picard Group

This panel of lobbying and community engagement experts will discuss the importance of private and public collaboration in creating successful partnerships and compelling narratives to support infrastructure investment to develop resilient communities.

Innovation for Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

Jerry Buckwalter, Chief Innovation Officer, ASCE and Edgar Westerhof, National Director for Flood Risk and Resiliency for North America, Arcadis

The International Coalition for Sustainable Infrastructure Innovation Action track has been working to highlight innovative sustainable and resilient projects and programs from around the world. This session will explore the work completed to date by highlighting key sustainability programs that move innovative thinking forward, our research into the most innovative sustainable and resilient projects from around the globe and recognize exemplar cities leading in sustainable and resilient innovations. The discussion will focus on the areas in which we have found important ongoing innovation, areas in which more innovative approaches are needed, and on case studies representing multi-faceted and systems-focused innovation.

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