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A First Look Webinar: 10 Principles for Building Resilience

March 15
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
On-Line Learning
San Antonio, TX United States
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This is a complimentary, ULI members-only webinar. You must register in order to receive a recording of the webinar, and to be the first to receive a link to the upcoming titular report.




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The destructive 2017 hurricane season drew international attention to the vulnerability of communities across the country, and popularized the concept of urban resilience. ULI has a long history of helping communities respond to the rebuilding challenges posed by disasters, as well as determining strategies for more resilient land use and development approaches in advance of disasters.

Ten Principles for Building Resilience is a new ULI publication which summarizes the key themes posed by ULI’s resilience work in the years since Hurricane Sandy, with a particular focus on ULI’s resilience-focused Advisory Services work. The report, which will be released following the webinar, considers the economic, environmental, and social factors which contribute to resilience, and how the concept of resilience translates to municipal decision-makers, communities, and the private sector.

The one-hour webinar offers participants a first look at the contents of the report and will feature ULI members who were involved in its development. They will explore the role of resilience in:

  • Land use decision-making,
  • Finance, and
  • Social equity.


Marilyn Jordan Taylor, Former Global Chairman, ULI
Professor of Architecture & Urbanism, University of Pennsylvania School of Design

Christine Morris, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Norfolk, Virginia

John Macomber, Senior Lecturer, Finance Unit, Harvard Business School

Calvin Gladney, Senior Visiting Fellow for Equity, ULI
Managing Partner, Mosaic Urban Partners


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