2021 Resilience Symposium Event 1 - Water & Fire: An Introduction
Wednesday September 8th from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m., virtual
The first session will “set the table” on the topic and provide the springboard for all future conversation and presentations. Spencer Glendon will lay the groundwork for the discussion and a panel will discuss key points - especially as it relates to what is happening in the San Diego-Tijuana region.
Moderator - Yehudi Gaffen, CEO of Gafcon, Inc. and Protea Waterfront Development
Keynote Speaker – Spencer Glendon, Probable Futures
Spencer Glendon is nationally-recognized consultant and speaker. He is working to make the consequences of climate change more vivid, intuitive, and useful. He is a pro bono consultant to many institutions including McKinsey and the Woodwell Climate Research Center. For many years he conducted and directed research at Wellington Management and holds a BS in Industrial Engineering and a PhD in Economics.
- Professor Mark Merrifield, Director, Center for Climate Change Impacts & Adaptation, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, UCSD
- Garth Nagel (AICP, LEED-AP), Senior Facility Planner, Department of Navy-NAVFAC Southwest
- Julia Chase, Senior Resiliency Planner, City of San Diego