Water Solutions for Our Warmer World Episode 5: Water and Infrastructure: Building for the Future

Cathleen Kelly, Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, will give the keynote address. She is a national expert in integrating social justice into infrastructure policy, and has played a key role in framing recent infrastructure negotiations.

Panelists include:

Dr. Bilal Ayyub, Professor and Director, Center for Technology and Systems Management, University of Maryland
David Herd, Managing Partner, Buro Happold California
Dr. Adriana Zuniga-Teran, Assistant Research Scientist, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy & School of Landscape Architecture and Planning, University of Arizona

The event will be moderated by Courtney Crosson, Licensed Architect and Assistant Professor of Architecture, University of Arizona.

The topics discussed will include:

  • how conversations about infrastructure in DC can affect social and environmental justice 
  • what role architects and engineers play in building resilient infrastructure 
  • how green infrastructure contributes to resilient water supply solutions  
  • the latest innovations in community design that can be scaled up for broader application

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Wed, 10/20/2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Event Type


Arizona Institutes for Resilience, Udall Center, Water Resources Research Center

Public Availability

Open to the Public