4/10/13 Hurrican Sandy Symposium

4/10/13 Hurricane Sandy Symposium

Wang Center, Lecture Hall 2, 1:00-4:00 pm Stony Brook University

This symposium will continue the discussion between academic and local communities of Long Island on the impacts of natural disasters, like Hurricane Sandy.

We seek to examine issues such as the post-storm impacts (what have we learned), hazard preparation and avoidance, what can be expected in future events, and some of the political and legal issues central to the discussion. The format will include talks from distinguished guest speakers and an open discussion from a panel forum.

Sponsored by: Sustainability Studies Program, School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Geosciences, and the Provost Lecture Series

Welcome—Provost Assanis

Guest speakers and panel will include:

  • Malcolm Bowman, Distinguished Service Professor, SoMAS, Stony Brook University
  • Steven Englebright ’75, Lecturer,Sustainability Studies, Stony Brook University
  • Charles Flagg, Research Professor, SoMAS, Stony Brook University
  • Ann Siders, Associate Director, & Fellow, Center for Climate Change Law
  • Michael Sperazza, Assistant Professor, Geosciences, Stony Brook University
  • Michael White ’74, Counsel at Anthony E Core, P.C, former director of the LI Regional Planning Council

For more information, please call 631.632.9404.

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