4PM Resiliency + Sustainability Task Force Meeting
FIRESIDE CHAT ON RESILIENCY + SUSTAINABILITY in MIAMI BEACH
Reinaldo Borges, AIA Principal of Borges Architects and John Stuart, AIA, FIU Professor of Architecture, will dialog and help outline agenda
activities for the Chambers Resiliency and Sustainability Task Force on the following topics:
In Miami Beach, considering impacts of Climate Change and the stress it brings to coastal cities. They
will discuss topics of infrastructure investments, codification of resiliency, investments both private and public into resiliency, concepts of caring capacity for the barrier island of Miami Beach, citizen engagement as well, and business community leadership, and the Chamber's role in leading the way with the municipal government on topics of future proofing our city.
We welcome the input and participation of community members, chamber members and policy makers in this deep
Dive into this discussion on the current state of actions towards a more resilient and sustainable future in Miami Beach.
The Task Force will focus on enhancing dialog between city government, Miami Beach citizens and Chamber leadership on the topic of sustainability and resiliency. Through education, risk analysis, economic considerations, insurance risks, consideration of new technologies and local contexts, the committee seeks solutions with the objective of framing a well-balanced process that is ongoing and will continue to address challenges to the Coastal Community of Miami Beach and its government, citizens and to the business community. The task force will formulate a more consistent platform for dialog on the important topics related to sustainability and resiliency and follow the 100 Resilient Cities Rockefeller Foundation initiative, as it explores the following four dimensions to sustainability and resilience: Health & Wellbeing; Economy & Society; Infrastructure & Environment; and Leadership & Strategy.