INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON URBAN & REGIONAL RESILIENCE
Empowering Local Communities for Local Action
February 16-20th 2016, UNAM, México DF, MEXICO
RESURBE III is organized in the frame of RESURBE International Program on Urban & Regional Resilience.
RESURBE Program aims to realize research, capacity building and urban development projects worldwide, as well as to support informed policy making, on resilience at local and regional scales (climate change adaptation, mitigation and risk).
The best articles and practices will be selected for publication within the volumes of the book series "Resilience Cities: Rethinking Urban Transformation" (Springer), and the authors will be invited to joint RESURBE program working groups.
RESURBE III International Conference on Urban Resilience main objective is to facilitate the discussion on urban resilience, aiming at empowering local communities for local actions.RESURBE III is calling for the participation of local communities, researchers and practitioners, from public, private and non-governmental organizations.
RESURBE III is principally focusing on:
a) To define the real-life challenges faced by local communities for achieving resilience, facing environmental, social, economic slow and rapid on-setting risks.
b) To redefine the role of universities in identifying and implementing practical solutions for urban resilience, together with the local communities.
c) To define approaches for facilitating the knowledge co-creation and exchange between local communities and other stakeholders to support appropriate local actions.resilience, aiming at empowering local communities for local actions.
Prof. Dr. Hermilo salas, Professor, Autonomous National University of Mexico, MX
Professor, Autonomous University of San Luis Potosi, MX
CEO Director RESURBE Program
COO Executive Director RESURBE Program. Coordinator of UNESCO Chair on Sustainability - UPC
Nobel Peace Prize 1992
Seria Social Entrepreneur - Brasil & Spain / Consultant for Secretary of Innovation, Science and Tecnology from Jalisco, México
Senior Programme Management Coordinator - City Resilience Profiling Programme (CRPP) at UNHABITAT
Director Centro de Estudios de la Orinoquia (CEO), Univ. de los Andes, Colombia.
President Fundacion CEPA - President FLACAM
Water Quality & Treatment Coordinator, Instituto Mexicano de Tecnologia del Agua, MX.
Professor, University College Mayor of Cauca, CO
Fundación Desarrollo Sustentable, AC
Maestro en Estudios Gestión de la Ciudad. Presidente Fundador del Centro Nacional de Estudios Jurídico Urbanos A.C.
CEO and Founder Kaltia - R&D Director of Bambuterra
Founder Member of RECNET - Independent consultant, NL
RECNET - Independent consultant, CO