Highlight on Community Resilience Conference

The Center for Community Security and Resiliency (CCSR) convened its third annual Conference on Community Resilience in Davos, Switzerland. Cosponsored by the Metropolitan Institute at Virginia Tech, the conference was held immediately prior to the Global Risk Forum, the world largest meeting on risk assessment and consequences, also held in Davos. Both the CSSR and the Metropolitan Institute, whose emerging research is focused on resiliency in metropolitan regions, are located in the National Capital Region.

Maggie Cowell, assistant professor, Urban Affairs and Planning, School of Public and International Affairs; and Joe Schilling, interim director, Metropolitan Institute, participated in the event.

For more information, please visit: http://ncr.vt.edu/highlights/Highlight-112912.html