Month: November 2015

Reimagining Resilience Speaker Series: ‘leading the conversation on resilience’

EVENT DETAILS Date:                         8 December 2015 (Tuesday) Time:                         11:00pm – 1:00pm Venue:                      University of Technology Sydney, Sydney Booking:                   Essential (tickets are limited) via Eventbrite //eventbrite.com.au/tickets-external?eid=19613889672&ref=etckt Powered by Eventbrite Refreshments:          Light Lunch provided   Why Reimagining Resilience Disruptions are not new. But in our hyper-connected world, disruptions have acquired a new relevance; they’re…

Resilient cities -Expanding urban agriculture with collaboration (workshop)

A collaboration between ROADMENDER,Cityfood Growers, Lendlease, Global Resilience Collaborative and Foodconnect will result in an unique workshop focusing on city resilience, urban agriculture and collaboration. Following is an excerpt from the workshop brief: “Food is a major source of content for prime time TV entertainment. Viewer ratings suggest people love food, love watching food being…

How should political leaders behave when natural disaster strikes?

Natural disasters are in the news a lot. Given that we know that on average there are at least two disasters every single day, and that roughly every two weeks disasters involve major evacuations of over 100 000 people, it makes one wonder whether we really pay enough attention to them. The agencies whose core…