Global Grand Challenges Summit 2013: Resilience

13 March 2013

New technologies provide better ways of predicting, preventing and responding to natural disasters and preparing ourselves for future extreme events, terror strikes, pandemics and climate shocks. But they also bring new dependencies and new threats. In this session, five senior speakers  discuss the latest engineering research and practice on disaster relief, flood prevention, cybersecurity, and energy security; they also look at ways that concepts of resilience and risk can be better incorporated into the development of new infrastructures and technologies.

Keywords: National Academy of Engineering, Chinese Academy of Engineering, technology, growth, Resilience, Infrastructure, International development, Energy Security, Cyber security, Flood Prevention, China, Nanjing Hydraulic Research Institute, Bran Ferren, Professor Robert Mair, Dr Paul Golby, Jo da Silva, Professor Jianyun Zhan, Global Grand Challenges Summit, GGCS2013

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