The Dutch Resilience Hub will host its first 2021 sector meeting on 12 May to gather organisations in the Netherlands and partners abroad who are working on building resilience in cities, rural towns or villages, coastal communities and ports.
The purpose of this meeting is to engage with the resilience sector in relevant topics, to connect and learn about the work of complementary partners, and stay updated on relevant activities.
This session will include presentations and discussions on the following topics:
Mainstreaming & Upscaling Nature-based Solutions. An in-depth discussion with international leaders on the future of nature-based solutions, what is needed for mainstreaming and upscaling initiatives that bring nature as a partner to build resilience. This discussion includes the following confirmed panelists:
Henk Nieboer of EcoShape
Jan Willem den Beste of International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN)
Celia Elizabeth Pigueron Wirz of The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
Dutch Resilience Sector Amplifiers. Organisations with complementary or supportive roles that can help amplify the impact of resilience solutions. The breakout rooms will include speakers on the following topics:
Coastal resilience by Sid Vollebregt of Elemental Water Makers and Arjen de Vries of Acacia Water
Geospatial analysis by Evelyn Aparicio Medrano of Nelen & Schuurmans and Oriane Wiser of Data for Good
Urban agriculture by Maxim Amosov of Organic Village and René Voogt of Sensoterra.
Smart cities and data-driven resilience by Peter den Hartog of HAL24K and Freek Huthoff of HKV lijn in water
Re-Connecting with International Resilience Networks. An open discussion about upcoming resilience-focused activities abroad (in person, online, and hybrid), updates about the Dutch Resilience Portfolio, and an exchange with Dutch resilience organisations interested in exploring opportunities to connect with partners abroad in 2021.
Date: 12 May
Time: 16:00 to 18:00 CEST
Platform: Zoom - link to be sent via mail to registered participants
Registration: the registration for this session has been closed.