This session will focus on how, in a post-Sandy era, four of the busiest airports in the world are preparing for and coping with sea level rise and climate change. The San Francisco International Airport and the NY/NJ Port Authority airports (Laguardia, Kennedy, and Newark) are developing and implementing comprehensive strategies to prepare for sea level rise and climatic impacts. In particular, this session will focus on their strategies, solutions, design and approaches being developed to protect their operations and infrastructure amid increasing threats which have far reaching impacts for the global economy.
Moderator: Colin Campbell, Advisory Senior Manager, Deloitte
Erin Cooke, Sustainability Director, San Francisco International Airport
Josh DeFlorio, Chief of Resilience and Sustainability, Engineering Department, Port Authority of NY & NJ
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