Toward Resilient Futures Speaker Series: Floods and Water

Thursday, September 30, 2021 - 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location

Remote

Cost / Admission
Free with Registration
Contact

"Toward Resilient Futures" is a monthly virtual speaker series that presents cutting-edge research and approaches on the resilience of urban and rural communities and systems to hazards and disasters. The speakers represent the core faculty of Portland State University's new transdisciplinary Emergency Management and Community Resilience graduate program. The talks will critically focus on local and global issues and share pragmatic solutions.

This month's speakers:

Alida Cantor, assistant professor of geography
"Resilient Water Governance"

Heejun Chang, professor of geography
"Flood Resilience in the Anthropocene"

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