Next Forum – January 12, 2018 – Risk Management Choices: Adaptation Strategies by Government and Insurers


Welcome: Daniel K. Moon, President & Executive Director

Program Introduction and Overview: David W. Cash, Dean, John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston

Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Matthew Beaton, Secretary
Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Katie Theoharides, Assistant Secretary of Climate Change
Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Resilience in Emergency Management

Sarah J. White, State Hazard Mitigation Officer
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency

Climate Science at State Universities

Richard Palmer, Ph.D., University Director
Northeast Climate Science Center
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Modeling the Vulnerability of Transportation Infrastructure to Coastal Flooding Along the Massachusetts Coastline: The good, the bad, and the wicked difficult

Ellen Douglas, P.E., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Hydrology,
School for the Environment
University of Massachusetts Boston

Natural Hazards Resiliency – An Insurer’s Perspective

Brion Callori, Senior Vice President
Engineering and Research
FM Global

Moderated Panel Discussion


Register Now

EBC Member: $35
EBC Membership is corporate – all staff from our member companies can register as an EBC Member. Not sure if you’re a member? Visit our online Member Directory.

Non-members: $45

Government/Nonprofit: $15
This rate is available for those employed by Government, Municipal, or Nonprofit organizations.

Students – University of Massachusetts – Boston students – please get in touch with Rebecca Herst, Director of the Sustainable Solutions Lab at UMass Boston, for registration information. All other students – please use the above Nonprofit rate for registration.

Fine Print: Cancellations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 5 for a refund. No-shows will be charged. Please keep in mind that online registration for this program will close at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 11.