A knowledge exchange symposium with experts from Maryland and the Netherlands on urban, rural, and coastal resilience
Maryland and the Netherlands are working together to proactively implement adaptation strategies, exchange lessons learned and best practices, and look for more opportunities to collaborate on climate resilience.
Join this event with Dutch and USA experts to learn about innovative adaptation strategies, exchange your ideas on climate-resilience, and participate in lively group discussions with experts who have helped implement world-renowned and transformational resilience projects.
Features presentations on strategies for Coastal Adaptation, Resilient Cities, and Small Communities and breakout sessions on Nature-Based Solutions, Public-Private Partnerships for Resilience Projects, Citizen Engagement in Hazard Mitigation, Resilience Adaptation Manual for Small Communities, Engineering with Nature, and Port Resilience, led by both Dutch and US experts in the private and public sectors.
This event is designed for: product and service companies involved with environmental and water management technologies; architecture/engineering firms; planners; government agencies, economic development professionals and climate/environmental organizations.
Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM EST Maryland time
(15.00 – 18.00 CET Netherlands time)
Admission: Free. Advance registration required.
More info & to register: www.netherlandswaterpartnership.com/events/building-climate-resilient-maryland-together
The program features interactive breakout discussions and a matchmaking platform offering 1on1 chats with resilience experts, providing an opportunity for US and Dutch environmental technology firms to network with each other.
This event is organized by the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) in partnership with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA), the Maryland Department of Commerce, and the Baltimore-Rotterdam Sister City Committee (BRSCC). It is supported by the Partners for Water Programme.