Graduate Center Hosts ‘Lessons Learned’ About SuperStorm Sandy

Media contact: Tanya Domi, tdomi@gc.cuny.edu, 212-817-7283
Graduate Center Hosts ‘Lessons Learned’ About SuperStorm Sandy; Leading Experts and Policy Makers Discuss How to Prepare for Future Storms
WHAT:
“Super Storm Sandy:  Are We Ready for the Next One?”
Experts from the City University of New York, public and nonprofit sectors, and city government discuss lessons learned from the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy.
WHO:
Dr. William Solecki, Professor of Geography, Hunter College, City University New York, Mayor’s Panel on Climate Change;
Dr. Frank Buonaiuto, Associate Professor of Geography, Hunter College, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers;
Brian Hartig, New York City Department of Homeless Services and Emergency Sheltering for the City’s Coastal Storm Plan;
Dr. Stephen Brier, Professor of Urban Education, the Graduate Center
Kate McKenzie, Director, Policy and Planning for City Harvest; and
Dr. Nicholas Freudenberg, Distinguished Professor of Public Health, Hunter College and the Graduate Center
 
WHEN:
Wednesday, May 29th, 2013, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
LIVESTREAM:  http://videostreaming.gc.cuny.edu
WHERE:
The Graduate Center, Elebash Recital Hall,
365 Fifth Avenue and 34th Street, Manhattan
SPONSOR:
The Graduate Center, CUNY
MEDIA:
Media must rsvp to Tanya Domi, Director of Media Relations at tdomi@gc.cuny.edu, 212-817-7283.

Submitted on: MAY 24, 2013

Category: Press Room