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Transportation System Resilience, Extreme Weather, and Climate Change: Superstorm Sandy - Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Date: 
December 4, 2013 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm EST
Location: 
John A. Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, 55 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02142-1093
RITA Office: 
Volpe National Transportation Systems Center

Susanne E. DesRoches
Assistant Chief
Resilence and Sustainablity
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

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Susanne E. DesRochesSusanne DesRoches currently holds the position of assistant chief, Resilience and Sustainability at the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. Most recently, she assumed the lead role for the Hurricane Sandy immediate recovery and future climate resiliency efforts in the Engineering Department. She has represented the Agency on numerous regional climate change initiatives including the New York City Building Resiliency Task Force, the New York City Climate Change Adaptation Task Force and the New York State Climate Action Council.

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Volpe’s speaker series, “Transportation System Resilience, Extreme Weather, and Climate Change,” features thought leaders and Volpe experts in one-of-a-kind dialogues. The transportation community is invited to join the conversation.

For further information, please contact Ellen Bell, director of Strategic Initiatives for Research and Innovation.