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From Response to Resilience: the role of the engineer in disaster risk reduction

LSE Cities public lecture in partnership with Ove Arup Foundation

Date: Tuesday 4 June 2013 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building
Speaker: Jo da Silva
Chair: Professor Ricky Burdett

Jo da Silva explores how engineers and built environment professionals need to shift from responding to natural disasters to building everyday resilience within homes, communities and cities.

Jo da Silva is the founding director of Arup International Development.

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This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043. 


Jo da Silva's powerpoint presentation is available to download. Download Shifting agendas: response to resilience (pdf).  

You can also download a copy of the report. Download Shifting agendas: response to resilience (pdf).


A podcast of this event is available to download from From Response to Resilience: the role of the engineer in disaster risk reduction.

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