Approaches to Resilience in Michigan: A New Way Forward

APA Michigan Chapter


Saturday, September 22, 2018
9 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. EDT

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Municipalities across Michigan are actively developing,

implementing, and cultivating innovative codes, regulations,

policies, and programs that help build greater local resilience.

In this session you will learn best practices to successfully

address the challenges of climate change and building greater

community resilience.


Emily Rhodes, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Emily Rhodes is an urban planner at Delta Institute, a Midwest-based environmental nonprofit, where she manages projects in Delta's Resilient Communities portfolio. Emily works on the ground with communities throughout the Midwest on resilience and master planning, and provides technical assistance on community-based brownfield redevelopment. Prior to joining Delta ... Read More

Claire Karner, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Claire Karner is an Associate Planner at Beckett & Raeder, Inc. She studied biology and environmental policy at the University of Michigan, then received a Master’s in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Oregon. Claire has worked in the public, non-profit, and private sector and has a special ... Read More

Jeffrey Anderson

Confirmed Speaker

PhD,Professor and State Climatologist for Michigan, Michigan State University Read More

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