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8th Annual Sustainability Conference

  • 19 May 2016
  • 8:00 AM
  • The August Wilson Center, Downtown Pittsburgh


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Resilient Infrastructure in the Age of Climate Change

The very first ASCE/EWRI/C4S Sustainability Conference in 2008 explored the potential impacts of climate change on Pittsburgh regional infrastructure. Since the inaugural conference in 2008, the landscape and dialogue relating to climate change has greatly changed. The dialogue has now shifted to developing real and tangible infrastructure protection strategies against the impacts climate change while at the same time finding new and innovative ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Join us for this year’s conference where we will showcase various strategies, tools, and real-world case studies for creating resilient infrastructure and communities for a changing climate.

Keynote Speaker:

Duane Verner, Program Manager, Risk and Infrastructure Science Center, Global Security Sciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory: “Using Climate Data to Inform Critical Infrastructure Resilience and Urban Sustainability Decision-making”

Featured Speakers:

Costa Samaras, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University: “Adapting Infrastructure and Civil Engineering Practice to a Changing Climate, American Society of Civil Engineers – Committee on Climate”

Andre Struker, Strategic Advisor, Waternet: “Waste to Energy Strategies and Reducing GHG Emissions – An International Case Study”

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5 PDH's will be offered for attendance. Breakfast and Lunch provided. 

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