Parallel session 12 – Urban infrastructure and livelihoods

Wednesday 1 October 2014 – Day 2, 8.30-10.00am
Room 9
Chair: Adam Gray (South Australia Local Government Association)
The role of states and territories in planning for adaptation and mitigation
The Hon. Tom Roper
Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council, Australia
City Resilience Framework: an evidence-based framework for building and measuring city resilience
Sam Kernaghan*, Rob Turk
Arup, Australia
Mitigation-adaptation nexus in the energy sector
Ferenc Toth
IAEA, Austria
Towards a Resilient Sydney – supporting collective action to adapt sub national government services to regional climate change
Brent Jacobs*1, Louise Boronyak1, Suzanne Dunford2, Natasha Kuruppu1, Bianca Lewis3, Christopher Lee2
1University of Technology Sydney, Australia, 2NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, Australia, 3Parramatta City Council, Australia
Modeling the Potential Impacts of Infrastructure System Interdependencies and Cascading Failures: Current Status and Research Needs
Samiul Hasan*, Greg Foliente
CSIRO, Australia
Unleashing the potential of cities – the role of transparency and participation in creating adaptive capacity
Yvonne Lynch
City of Melbourne, Australia