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Tuesday, May 24 • 10:20am - 11:10am
A Blueprint to Rebuild America: Adaptation, Infrastructure, and Spending

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The infrastructure bill, executive orders, and legislation passed since President Biden took office signals the federal government’s commitment to addressing the climate crisis as a systemic threat to the entire economy. More than 20 federal agencies published climate adaptation plans in 2021 revealing the threats climate change poses to their operations and facilities and how they plan to handle them. Our panel explores equity-centered infrastructure planning and the commitment to put environmental justice communities front and center through the Justice40 Initiative.

Available for CEUs from APA, AIA & ASLA

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Lisa F. Garcia

Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 2
Lisa Flavia Garcia serves as regional administrator for EPA’s Region 2 office covering New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and eight federally recognized Indian Nations. Lisa is an environmental lawyer who has advocated for environmental and climate justice... Read More →
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Shana Udvardy

Sr. Climate Resilience Policy Analyst, The Union of Concerned Scientists
Shana Udvardy is a senior climate resilience policy analyst with the climate and energy program at the Union of Concerned Scientists. She conducts research and policy analysis to help inform and build support to increase resilience to climate change impacts. In her role, she advocates... Read More →
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Daniel Zarrilli

Special Advisor, Climate & Sustainability, Columbia University
Daniel Zarrilli is the Special Advisor for Climate and Sustainability at Columbia University, where he is supporting the creation of its new, world-leading climate school and advising on pathways to achieve the university’s deep decarbonization goals. He joined Columbia University... Read More →
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Col. Matthew W. Luzzatto

Commander and District Engineer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Colonel Matthew W. Luzzatto assumed command of USACE, New York District, on June 25, 2020. He is responsible for the Corps’ water resource development, navigation, and regulatory activities in northeastern New Jersey, eastern and south-central New York State (including the New York... Read More →

Tuesday May 24, 2022 10:20am - 11:10am EDT
Safra Hall (1st Floor)