Resilience as a paradigm of urban development offers many opportunities to make cities more resilient to extreme weather events and other hazards. This makes them more attractive as an investment location and a place to live. In this context, reliable infrastructure plays a central role - in Japan as well as in Germany. However, changes in the (social) system, such as in consumer or manufacturer structures in cities offer up exemplary approaches to increase adaptability. Civic participation in this context is a key component because the impacts of those effects on our own lives are clearly identified.
In this event, representatives from German and Japanese cities and the University of Nagoya shall discuss ideas, adapted to the specific context, and provide new impulses and ideas.
Possible topics include: best practice, models and tools for enhancing resilience; practical experiences with resilience testing methods and analysis at the local level; system planning for the establishment of energy autonomy and consensus building; governance for the development of political models and the development of capacities; financial instruments and investment frameworks.
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