RISE 2019 Conference- AGENDA Day 3 (Action to Get There)

Transforming University Engagement In Pre- and Post-Disaster Environments: Lessons from Puerto Rico

(Today’s Challenges)
Day 1
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(Tomorrow’s Solutions)
Day 2
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(Action to Get There)
Day 3
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(Day 1 – 3)
Full Agenda
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Day 3 (Action to Get There) 
Wednesday, November 20

Last updated on Mon Nov 18 2019 00:05:51 (Eastern Standard Time)

07:30 – 09:00 CHECK-IN / BREAKFAST / EXHIBITS
09:00 – 10:30
Leaders' Roundtable Transformation through Convergence
Location: Ballroom - Campus Center
Moderator: Wendy Walsh, Higher Education Program Manager, Federal Emergency Management Agency/National Preparedness Directorate
  • William J. Fritz, President, College of Staten Island, CUNY
  • Michael Kopy, Governor's Office Director of Emergency Management, Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
  • Mark Martin Bras, Co-founder/Community Coordinator, ViequesLove
  • Tricia Wachtendorf, Professor, Sociology Director, Disaster Research Center, University of Delaware
  • Stephen Walls, Energy Transition Initiative Program Lead, Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12:15
Cohort Breakout Session Government Officials, Indigenous People, and Community Cohort
Location: Standish Room - Science Library Room 330
  • Mark Lichtenstein, Chief of Staff / Chief Sustainability Officer, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • Oscar Ojeda-Cana, Auxiliary Researcher, University of Puerto Rico - Cayey
Cohort Breakout Session Higher Education Administrators Cohort
Location: Assembly Hall - Campus Center
  • Valerie A. Luzadis, Incoming Chair, NCSE Board of Directors; Professor of Social-Ecological Systems and Ecological Economics, College of Environmental Science & Forestry, State University of New York
  • Ethel Marie Ríos Orlandi, Professor, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
Cohort Breakout Session Researchers and Practitioners Cohort
Location: Multipurpose Room/Boardroom - Campus Center Expansion
  • Elizabeth Allen, Postdoc Research Associate, Northeastern University
  • Maria Bermudez, PhD Student, Philosophy Graduate Assistant, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Katja Brundiers, Clinical Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
  • Theresa Pardo, Director of Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany, State University of New York
Cohort Breakout Session Students Cohort
Location: Room 375 - Campus Center
  • Glorynel Ojeda, Graduate Student, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University
  • Sandra Soto-Santiago, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
12:15 – 02:00 Lunch (12:15 - 01:00) & Arm Chair Discussion (01:00 - 02:00)
Arm Chair Discussion: Moving Forward A Conversation on Advancing Thinking Regarding Resiliency and the Governance of Uncertainty
Location: Ballroom - Campus Center
Moderator: David Gómez, President, Hostos Community College
02:00 – 03:00
Cohort Co-Conveners Report Out Researchers and Practitioners Cohort
Location: Ballroom - Campus Center
  • Elizabeth Allen, Postdoc Research Associate, Northeastern University
  • Katja Brundiers, Clinical Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
  • Mark Lichtenstein, Chief of Staff / Chief Sustainability Officer, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • Valerie A. Luzadis, Incoming Chair, NCSE Board of Directors; Professor of Social-Ecological Systems and Ecological Economics, College of Environmental Science & Forestry, State University of New York
  • Glorynel Ojeda, Graduate Student, School of Sustainability, Arizona State University
  • Oscar Ojeda-Cana, Auxiliary Researcher, University of Puerto Rico - Cayey
  • Theresa Pardo, Director of Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany, State University of New York
  • Ethel Marie Ríos Orlandi, Professor, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras Campus
  • Sandra Soto-Santiago, Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
03:00 – 03:15
Closing Remarks
Location: Ballroom - Campus Center
  • Michelle Wyman, Executive Director, National Council for Science and the Environment
  • Carol Kim, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, University at Albany, State University of New York