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NYC and Copenhagen: Advancing Local Climate Resilience through International Collaboration

  • Danish Clean Tech Hub / Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place New York, NY, 10012 United States (map)

As big fans of Alan Cohn, of the DEP, we are excited to see more insight into the cloud burst project and partnership with the Danes.

This breakfast panel will present and discuss findings and outcomes of the 3-year official city-to-city collaboration between New York City and Copenhagen on Heavy Rainfall (Cloudburst) Management and Climate Adaptation, as well as other successful city-to-city collaborations.    


Alan Cohn // Managing Director, Integrated Water Management // NYC Department of Environmental Protection  

Lykke Leonardsen // Head of Programme for Resilient and Sustainable Solutions // Copenhagen Municipality

Cynthia Rosenzweig // Co-Chair of the New York City Panel on Climate Change (NPCC), Professor at Barnard College, Senior Research Scientist at The Earth Institute, Columbia University.

Mandy Ikert // Director of Water and Adaption // C40

Phetmano Phannavong // DC Floodplain Manager // Department of Energy and Environment, Government of the District of Columbia

Susanne DesRoches // Deputy Director Infrastructure & Energy // NYC Mayor's Office of Recovery and Resiliency

Trine Munk // Project Manager // Ramboll

Julia Rockwell // Climate Change Adaptation Program Manager // Philadelphia Water Department