Resilience Conference: Day One & Day Two Presentations, January 14 & 21, 2014

Day One:
San Antonio Environmental Challenges: Opportunities in Resilience Conference, Day One Presentations

On February 14, 2014, imagineSanAntonio, Solar San Antonio, and Rackspace hosted the first day of the 2014 Environmental Challenges Conference. Permissions for the following presentations have been given for public posting and download.

Speaker Position/Agency Presentation Title, January 14, 2014
Lieutenant General Ken Eickmann, USAF (ret.) Member, CNA Military Advisory Board and Deputy Director, Center for Energy Security, University of Texas at Austin National Security Implications of Climate Change — A Changing Security Landscape
Steve Graham Assistant General Manager, San Antonio River Authority Comprehensive Approaches to Watershed Management
Ronald Green Institute Scientist, Southwest Research Institute Resiliency in Recharge in Arid and Semi-Arid Groundwater Basins
Josh DeFlorio Cambridge Systematics Opportunities in Resilience — Transportation Sector
Justice Jones Austin Fire Department’s Wildfire Division Texas Fire Storms — The New Normal
Sara Hoverter Georgetown Climate Center Heating Up: Climate Policy and Tools For Adapting to Urban Heat
Melissa Gray Director, Sustainability & Strategic Partnerships, Rackspace Hosting The Rackspace Hosting Approach — Carbon Footprint
Anton Derkach Partner, McKinsey & Company Shaping Climate-Resilient Business Development

Day Two:
San Antonio Environmental Challenges: Opportunities in Resilience Conference: Presentations

On February 21, 2014, imagineSanAntonio, Solar San Antonio, and Rackspace hosted the second day of the 2014 Environmental Challenges Conference.

Speaker Position/Agency Presentation Title, January 21, 2014
Bob Wise President and Founder, imagineSanAntonio Welcome, Day Two
Kevin Butt Regional Environmental Director, Toyota North America Environmental “Overview of a Few of the Issues”
Paul Wattles Senior Analyst, Market Design & Development, ERCOT A few slides that may be helpful
Mary Hayden, Ph.D. National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO Reducing urban vulnerability to extreme heat: an integrated approach
Jennifer Vanos, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, Department of Geosciences, Texas Tech University Heat, Human Health, and Ozone: How do these relate to Urban Sustainability in San Antonio?
Lawrence Treviño Battalion Chief Emergency Manager, San Antonio Office of Emergency Management Next Steps

Discussion

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KSAT 12 Video: iSA on proposed HEB closure of South Main

Visit KSAT.com to watch the broadcast video of "San Antonio group hopes to delay HEB expansion vote," aired on December 2, 2013.

iSA President Bob Wise on Texas Public Radio: HEB alternatives

On December 2, 2013, TPR's David Martin Davies interviewed Bob Wise and Sue Ann Pemberton, president of the San Antonio Conservation Society, about HEB's proposed closure of South Main Avenue. Listen to the interview or visit TPR's The Source, "Clamping Down On Political Money | Main Street Closure Still Controversial," to listen and read more.

KENS-TV 5 Interview: iSA on proposed HEB closure of South Main

Visit KENS-TV 5 to watch the broadcast video of 'Think tank' comes forward with alternate proposals for HEB's expansion, aired on November 29, 2013.

iSA Press Release: iSA Proposes Win-Win Solution for H-E-B’s Expansion

imagineSanAntonio announces its support of the public-interest effort to keep South Main Avenue a public right-of-way. “We wish to prevent the private-only use and permanent loss of an important piece of the downtown San Antonio street grid,” says Bob Wise of imagineSanAntonio.

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