Understanding Risk BC_Built Environment

Understanding Risk BC_Built Environment



16 Apr 12:00 - 17 Apr 16:00 - Victoria
Victoria Conference Centre

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Understanding Risk BC (UR+ BC) builds off the outcomes of UR+ Vancouver (March 2017) to focus on hazard mitigation and increased resilience in our province’s built environment.

This UR+ symposium assembles an interdisciplinary group to share knowledge and perspective on how to build long-term resilience to future hazard events and the impacts of climate change. Emphasis will be placed on seismic hazard, but there is a recognition of risks associated with wildfire, tsunami, flood and sea level rise and that a variety of these hazards need to be considered in the built environment in various regions throughout the province. Engineers, planners, and emergency managers will collaborate with developers, builders, investors and insurers to find solutions and drive change. Researchers, academics and scientists will support the dialogue to help shrink the gap between science, policy, and real-world action that builds resilience.



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