US-UK Resilience Forum

US-UK Resilience Forum

The Global Center for Climate Resilience is proud to announce its second international program for professionals, the US-UK Resilience Forum, to be held Monday, September 30, through Friday,  October 4, 2018 at Pembroke College at the University of Oxford.  Building on the format of our US-Netherlands Connection's Professional Program (USNC Pro), the UK Resilience Forum explores Briish expertise in resilience using case studies and field experiences around flood risk management initiatives with a special focus on how resilience can be financed.  Operating out of historic Oxford University's St John's College, the delegation will have a day focused on measures to mitigate River Thames flooding through engineered and natural solutions, a visit to the world-famous HR Wallingford Physical Modeling Center and a visit to the Satellite Catapult Center.  A registration fee of $1950 covers lodging, most meals, in-country transportation, venue and admin costs.  Airfair is not included and the responsibility of the delegate.  Click here for registration. 


Monday, September 30 AM

Orientation, introductions, welcomes

Oxford University

Monday, September 30 PM

 Long-term Resilience: 
Theresa May’s 25 year  Environmental Plan

Oxford University

Tuesday, October 1 AM

Case Study:  Taming the Thames

Jacobs Headquarters, London

Tuesday, October 1 PM

Case Study:  Taming the Thames

Along the Thames, London

Wednesday, October 2 AM

Tools for Innovation:  A Tour of HR Wallingford


Wednesday, October 2 PM

Building Partnerships: The Oxford Flood Scheme

City of Oxford

Thursday, October 3 AM

Financing the Future: Part I

Oxford University

Thursday, October 3 PM

Financing the Future: Part II

Oxford University

Friday, October 4 AM

Partnerships for Sustainable and Resilient Growth: The Cambridge-Oxford Growth Arc

Oxford University

Friday, October 4 PM

Debrief, Brainstorming Session, Close

Oxford University


USUK Partners