HARC People & Nature Speaker Series: Innovative Resilience Financing

When:
September 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm America/Chicago Timezone
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Where:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet St
Houston, TX 77005
USA
Contact:
Houston Advanced Research Center
281-364-6000

On Wednesday, September 12, HARC will continue its People & Nature Speaker Series hosting an evening conversation with six national thought leaders on the topic of innovative resilience financing and the role that the public and private sectors can play to develop new community partnerships and diversified resilience funding mechanisms in Greater Houston.

More people are moving to the Houston-Galveston region every year while a decade of hurricanes, floods and historic drought underscores the risks to the region’s future prosperity. Implementing strategies and projects to make Houston economically attractive, while increasing resilience requires local investment. Public funds from federal, state and local government source play an important role in rebuilding communities and infrastructure. However, they are limited in their ability to support innovative resilience strategies to create a more livable, nature-based and equitable Houston.

HARC will host an evening “fishbowl dialogue” event with experts in resilience financing, infrastructure and global and climate change:

The event, to be held at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Brown Auditorium, will begin at 6:00 pm. Guests are invited to continue the conversation at the post-event reception. The reception, featuring light appetizers, beer, and wine, will conclude at 8:30.

Please contact [email protected] for information on group reservations or for any additional questions you may have.