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Saturday, October 24 • 9:10am - 9:40am
Water by Design

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Henk Ovink, one of the world¹s leading experts on sustainable, resilient coastal infrastructure, served as a Senior Advisor to the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force and is a leading figure in the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment. He will share his vision of how we must change our entire culture to put water back into the center of our hearts and minds if we are to cope effectively with climate change, water crises, biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse, extreme weather events, and myriad environmental, economic, and sociopolitical crises. He will illustrate how new approaches to design and politics are at the heart of a more resilient future.

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Henk Ovink

Henk Ovink, the Netherlands’ first Special Envoy on International Water Affairs, is one of the world’s leading experts on designing infrastructure in the light of climate change and on the links between governance/politics, planning, design, and the environment. He served as Senior... Read More →

Saturday October 24, 2015 9:10am - 9:40am MDT
Humanities 1B50

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