Conference Session

Cost-Saving Strategies to Improve County Economic and Energy Resilience: A Resilient Counties Forum

Jul. 23, 2017 , 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Room C160-161
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    Cost-Saving Strategies to Improve County Economic and Energy Resilience: A Resilient Counties Forum

    The Resilient Counties Forum is a FREE opportunity for county leaders to  gain a better understanding of how they can help meet county disaster management, energy cultivation and protection, resource recycling and infrastructure financing goals. At the Forum, county leaders and the private sector will discuss successful resilience strategies, and create action plans for how county leaders might address certain issues in their counties. The morning session will include presentations featuring county examples of  best practices in the following topic areas: Managing Disasters, Cultivating and Protecting Energy Assets, Infrastructure Financing and Resource Recycling. The afternoon session will be a "conversation cafe." To form their action plans, attendees will rotate throughout the venue to different the tables every 30 minutes. This is an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the topic areas in a small group setting.  

    FULL SCHEDULE:

    • 8:00 - 9:00am: Breakfast & Opening Remarks 
    • 9:00 - 9:40am: Managing Disasters Presentations 
    • 9:40 - 10:20am: Transportation Infrastructure and Financing Models Presentations
    • 10:20 - 10:40am: Resource Recycling Systems Presentation
    • 10:40 - 10:50am: Break
    • 10:50 - 11:45am: Cultivating and Protecting Energy Assets Presentation 
    • 11:45am - 2:15pm: Break for Achievement Awards Luncheon
    • 2:15 - 4:00pm: Conversation Cafe

    The Resilient Counties Forum is a FREE opportunity for county leaders to  gain a better understanding of how they can help meet county disaster management, energy cultivation and protection, resource recycling and infrastructure financing goals.
    2017-07-23
    Conference Session
    2018-04-06

The Resilient Counties Forum is a FREE opportunity for county leaders to  gain a better understanding of how they can help meet county disaster management, energy cultivation and protection, resource recycling and infrastructure financing goals. At the Forum, county leaders and the private sector will discuss successful resilience strategies, and create action plans for how county leaders might address certain issues in their counties. The morning session will include presentations featuring county examples of  best practices in the following topic areas: Managing Disasters, Cultivating and Protecting Energy Assets, Infrastructure Financing and Resource Recycling. The afternoon session will be a "conversation cafe." To form their action plans, attendees will rotate throughout the venue to different the tables every 30 minutes. This is an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the topic areas in a small group setting.  

FULL SCHEDULE:

  • 8:00 - 9:00am: Breakfast & Opening Remarks 
  • 9:00 - 9:40am: Managing Disasters Presentations 
  • 9:40 - 10:20am: Transportation Infrastructure and Financing Models Presentations
  • 10:20 - 10:40am: Resource Recycling Systems Presentation
  • 10:40 - 10:50am: Break
  • 10:50 - 11:45am: Cultivating and Protecting Energy Assets Presentation 
  • 11:45am - 2:15pm: Break for Achievement Awards Luncheon
  • 2:15 - 4:00pm: Conversation Cafe

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    Resilient Counties Initiative

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    <p>Responsible for all matters pertaining to air, water, energy, and land use, including water resources/management, stormwater, pesticides, air quality standards, solid, hazardous, and nuclear waste handling, transport, and disposal,

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