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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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    VERGE Net Zero is a complimentary online event that will provide you with deep dives and how-to guides on the strategies, technologies and partnerships key to accelerating your organization’s net-zero transition.

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    Date: December 6, 2022
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    ICLEI USA is hosting a webinar series titled ICLEI USA Insights & Exchange. The six-series webinar, taking place monthly beginning in October 2022, will focus on each pathway, as well as a 'cross-cutting' session.

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    Date: December 6, 2022
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    Recycling Education and Outreach Grant: Overview of request for application, eligible entities, evaluation criteria, application process, and answer questions

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    Date: December 7, 2022
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    Join NASEM for a conversation about how to ensure the insurance industry can continue to support Americans amidst increasing climate hazards.

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