The 2023 Resilient Virginia Conference focused on Economic Opportunities for Community Resilience and took place August 1-2 at University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business in Charlottesville.
We’re sharing Plenary 2, which was voted most impactful by conference attendees.
The conference highlighted how businesses and communities can work together to:
The conference also addressed the significant catalyst, provided by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), that is bringing business and workforce development to communities while providing extensive investments in the resilience of infrastructure and clean energy systems.
The 2023 Resilient Virginia Conference brought together participants from federal, state, and local governments; local and national businesses; representatives from higher education; and community organizations to learn about a diverse array of resiliency topics.
Participants in the 2023 Conference:
The 2023 Resilient Virginia Conference provided a unique forum to inform, educate, and activate communities across Virginia about the benefits of resiliency planning and the opportunities for economic activity that helps address climate impact while building the local workforce.
Plenary Sessions featured national-level speakers who shared information and perspectives on federal programs, regional resilience progress, and the latest science on climate change.
Breakout sessions and workshops provided regional and local resilience updates with an emphasis on economic opportunities, success with planning and projects, and inclusion of equity considerations.
Resilient Virginia Members get a discount on their conference registration! This is just one of many benefits of joining Resilient Virginia. Join today!
Need hotel accommodations for the conference? Scroll down to see options with discounted rates.
The 2023 Resilient Virginia Conference is an opportunity to showcase your organization’s resiliency products, services, and programs to a highly focused audience.
Sponsors will receive extensive virtual and in-person brand exposure before, during, and after the conference, as well as an exhibit booth, presentation opportunities, and a Sponsor-only reception to be held July 31.
Exhibitors will be highlighted on the website and in the program, with opportunities to showcase their products and services at the August 1 Conference Reception.
Resilient Virginia has secured discounted rates at the following hotels for the conference
Hyatt Place Charlottesville
2100 Bond Street, Charlottesville, VA 22901
$126/night + tax
Must reserve a room by 7/10/23 to receive the discounted rate.
Country Inn and Suites Charlottesville-UVA
1600 Emmett Street North, Charlottesville, VA 22901
$125/night + tax
Must reserve a room by 7/15/23 to receive the discounted rate.
Sonesta ES Suites Charlottesville University
1111 Millmont Street, Charlottesville, VA 22903
$134/night + tax
Must reserve a room by 7/17/23 to receive the discounted rate.
All registrants were able to network with each other and with speakers and sponsors before, during, and after the conference through the Whova platform.
Darden School of Business
University of Virginia
100 Darden Boulevard
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
The conference offered hybrid participation through the Whova platform.