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2015 Resilient Virginia Launch Meeting Resources

The Official Launch Meeting of Resilient Virginia was held at the Henrico Training Center in Richmond, VA on February 19, 2015. Photos from the launch meeting are available below, as well as presentations from the event and a transcript of Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran’s comments to event attendees.

Below: Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran with Resilient Virginia Launch Meeting organizers Jerry Walker, Annette Osso, Harry Gregori, Pamela Vosburgh, and Bryna Dunn at the February 19, 2015 Resilient Virginia Launch Meeting. Click the photo to launch a slideshow from this event.

Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security Brian Moran with Resilient Virginia Launch Meeting organizers Jerry Walker, Annette Osso, Harry Gregori, Pamela Vosburgh, and Bryna DunnClick to launch slideshow

Presentations

Introducing Resilient Virginia

Annette Osso, LEED AP
Managing Director
Resilient Virginia

Introducing Resilient VirginiaClick to launch slideshow


Opening Remarks: Governor McAuliffe’s Climate Change & Resiliency Initiatives

Brian Moran
Secretary of Public Safety and Homeland Security
Commonwealth of Virginia

Opening RemarksClick to launch slideshow

Click to view PDF of Sec. Moran’s comments


Old Dominion University Resiliency Initiatives

Carol Considine
Associate Professor
Old Dominion University

Old Dominion University Resiliency InitiativesClick to launch slideshow


Local Communities for Climate Resilience

Cooper Martin
Program Director, Sustainable Cities Institute
National League of Cities

Local Communities for Climate ResilienceClick to launch slideshow


Risk & Resilience in Coastal Regions

Brenden McEneaney
Director, Urban Resilience
Urban Land Institute

Risk & Resilience in Coastal RegionsClick to launch slideshow


USDA Regional Hubs for Risk Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change

Steve McNulty
Director, Southeastern Regional Climate Hub (SERCH)
United States Department of Agriculture

USDA Regional Hubs for Risk Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate ChangeClick to launch slideshow


Sustainability in Arlington: New Attention to Energy Resilience

John Morrill
Energy Manager
Arlington County Government

Sustainability in Arlington: New Attention to Energy ResilienceClick to launch slideshow


Norfolk, Virginia: 100 Resilient Cities Initiative

Norfolk, Virginia: 100 Resilient Cities InitiativeClick to launch slideshow

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Today we will be joined by Caetano de Campos Lopes from The Community Climate Collaborative at the final session of our Spring Resiliency Academy. Caetano will provide information about the C3 Virginia Transit Tool, that supports community-led initiatives to advocate for better transit planning and will illustrate this approach as it is being carried out in the Charlottesville, Va area. Learn more and register: https://resilientvirginia.org/resources/events/resiliency-academy
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Angela Conroy from Virginia Department of Environmental Quality will be joining us tomorrow (June 9th) at the 4th (and final!) session of our Spring Resiliency Academy. Angela will update the audience on how the $93 million in funds from the Volkswagen Settlement Agreement has been allocated through the Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund for EV charging network projects, electric buses for schools, the port electrification project, and the Clean Air Communities Program, and what funding is still available for grants to localities. Learn more and register at https://resilientvirginia.org/resources/events/resiliency-academy.
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Join us June 9th for our final Spring Resiliency Academy. This Thursday, Susan Howard from American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) will discuss transportation programs and funding created through this Federal legislation. Learn more and register at https://resilientvirginia.org/resources/events/resiliency-academy.
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    This interactive workshop will include discussions about needs, challenges, and opportunities related to meeting the needs of stakeholders; developing independent, transparent, and comparable greenhouse gas information; understanding and addressing biases in data, models, and…

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    Date: June 28, 2022
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    2022 Hurricane Outlook, Matthew Rosencrans, NOAA Climate Prediction Center

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    Date: June 28, 2022
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    Join Clean Energy Business Network on an interactive virtual platform to learn about federal programs to support energy entrepreneurs and communities.

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  • RNPN Ideation Hour: Extreme Heat Resilience
    Date: June 29, 2022
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    Join The Resilient Nation Partnership Network (RNPN), the University of Arizona, Arizona State University, and the City of Phoenix for a discussion about the impacts of extreme heat across the country. We encourage you…

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