Jim Blackburn—special guest for our podcast episode, “Harvey’s Aftermath“—will be the featured speaker at “Houston A Year After Harvey,” hosted by Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy on August 30th. The event will also include panelists Tom McCasland, the director of Housing and Community Development for the City of Houston; Mary Anne Piacentini, the executive director of Katy Prairie Conservatory; and Rob Rogers, partner at Rogers partners Architects + Urban Designers. Mustafa Tameez, managing director of Outreach Strategies, will moderate.
Jim Blackburn is the founder of Bayou City Initiative; professor in the Practice of Environmental Law, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at and co-director of Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disaster (SSPEED) Center at Rice University; and a Rice Faculty Scholar for the Baker Institute.
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