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December 6, 2022 | 10:00am-4:00pm

Del-One Conference Center | Dover, DE

​Each year, RASCL hosts a statewide summit that brings together resilience practitioners, elected officials, government agencies, and community members to discuss the issues that matter to Delawareans. 

 

This year's theme is "Overcoming Roadblocks to Resilience and Sustainability." Discussions will address capacity issues in Delaware, the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), and projects that are improving local community resilience and sustainability. 

Our Speakers

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Danielle Swallow

Summit Host

 

Coastal Hazards Specialist

Delaware Sea Grant

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Phillip Cane

Speaker

State Hazard Mitigation Officer, Recovery Planner IV, DEMA

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Chase Barnes

Speaker

Assistant Policy Scientist, Institute for Public Administration, UD

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Nicole Majeski

Welcome Speaker

Secretary, Delaware Department of Transportation

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Troy Mix

Moderator

Institute for Public Administration, UD

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Lynne Pusey

Moderator

Environmental Scientist, DNREC

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Susan Love

Moderator

Administrator, DNREC Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy

Greg Patterson

Greg Patterson

Speaker

Infrastructure Implementation Coordinator, 

Office of Governor Carney

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Jen Adkins

Speaker

Executive Director, Delaware Nature Society

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Jim Pappas

Speaker

Director, Transportation Resiliency and Sustainability, DelDOT

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Emily Knearl

Speaker

Delaware Director of Government Relations and External Affairs, The Nature Conservancy

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Ann Marie Townshend

Speaker

City Manager, City of Lewes

 
 

Agenda

 

10:00-10:15am

Opening Remarks

Summit welcome and 2022 RASCL subcommittee highlights

10:15-10:30am

Welcome Speaker: Nicole Majeski

Secretary, Delaware Department of Transportation

10:30am-12:00pm

Red Light, Green Light: Stops and Starts Toward Resilient and Sustainable Communities

Interactive lightning talks & discussion rounds to identify our capacity issues and share solutions

12:00-1:15pm

Lunch

provided by La Baguette Bakery and Catering

1:15-2:15pm

Bridging the Gap: The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) & Funding the First State

The Latest on IIJA funds and what that means for Delaware's communities

2:15-3:30pm

All Lanes Open: Local Success Stories

Lessons learned from local projects that emphasize resiliency, sustainability, and the use of nature-based infrastructure

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

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