Innovation Agora

Technology/Innovation Climate/Environment/Sustainability

Urban Resilience in a Changing Climate

Thursday, March 14

10:30 am - 11:15 am

Recent tragic events have focused great attention on building more resilient cities. Climate change will have implications for cities of the future, including protecting against sea level rise, weather-related risks, and fires. What does this mean for future energy infrastructure? What innovative building materials, new construction methods and technologies will lead the way in urban development? What can be learned from recent disasters for future best practices?

Session Speakers
  • Susan Farrell

    IHS Markit

    Vice President, Energy-Wide Perspectives

  • John Berger

    Sunnova Energy Corporation

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Gil Quiniones

    New York Power Authority (NYPA)

    President & Chief Executive Officer

  • Lara Cottingham

    City of Houston, Office of Sustainability

    Chief Sustainability Officer

  • Naheed Nenshi

    The City of Calgary