Speaker: Edward Saltzberg, PhD
Affiliation: Security and Sustainability Forum and the Willdan Group
Title: Managing Director
About Edward Saltzberg, PhD:
Edward Saltzberg is Managing Director of the Security and Sustainability Forum, which provides forums to educate professionals and the public on addressing threats to society from climate change and other disruptions to natural systems. Ed’s specialties include: Energy and environmental programs, climate adaptation, business development, economic development, organizational effectiveness. Ed has a PhD in Environmental Sciences from the University of Virginia as well as B.ChE in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Track: Pioneering Practices
Topic: Public Private Partnerships for Sustainability
Description: This session would provide examples of colleges collaborating with local business and municipal government & citizen organizations to incorporate green infrastructure into local land use planning that makes the community more resilient to extreme weather events.