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Friday, April 5 • 9:15am - 10:35am
Friday - Measuring Vulnerability and Resilience in the Big Picture

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Moderator: Isabelle Thomas (University of Montreal)

  • Sustainable Disaster Mitigation and Economic Vulnerability and Resiliency: Lessons from the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Coast after Major Hurricanes
    Hyun Kim (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Kyle Woosnam (Texas A&M)
  • Fundamental Determinants of Urban Resilience: A Search for Indicators Applied to Public Health Crisis
    Georges Tanguay (Université du Québec à Montréal), Marie-Christine Therrien (École nationale d'administration publique), Iseut Beauregard-Guérin (École nationale d'administration publique)
  • Urban Vulnerability in a Climate Change Context: What Can We Learn from Montreal?
    Isabelle Thomas (University of Montreal), Nathalie Bleau (Ouranos)
  • Urban Growth and Social Vulnerability Dynamics: A Comparative Analysis of Three Coastal Metropolitan Areas
    Shakil kashem (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Bev Wilson (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
  • The Wall, the Door, and the Key? Exploring Resilience as a Theoretical and Practical Concept in Understanding and Managing Urban Social Problems.
    Kari Smith (University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee)


Shakil Kashem

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Hyun Kim

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Kari Smith

Urban Studies Programs, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
avatar for Georges A. Tanguay

Georges A. Tanguay

Professor, Université du Québec à Montréal

Isabelle Thomas

University of Montreal


Bev Wilson

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Iseut Beauregard-Guérin

École nationale d'administration publique

Kyle Woosnam

Texas A&M University

Marie-Christine Therrien

École nationale d'administration publique


Isabelle Thomas

University of Montreal

Friday April 5, 2013 9:15am - 10:35am PDT
George Smith Room (Mark Hopkins Hotel)