Ghost towns no more: Rethinking Urban Resilience for the 21st century

Tuesday 23 May 2023 | 3.00pm to 6.00pm BST | Central London | Kindly hosted by Jacobs
Resilience First is delighted to invite its senior executive members to a panel discussion on urban resilience, in collaboration with Jacobs. As cities across the UK look to the future, there is a clear and pressing need to rethink how planning and policy decision makers can best support the often significantly changed communities they serve.

Catalysing Corporate Climate Resilience Action – Making the Business Case

Tuesday 27 June 2023, 9:30am to 12pm, central London
How can businesses create a climate strategy that addresses both mitigation and adaptation, and considers both the risks and opportunities therein,  relevant to their operations and activities? This roundtable will convene leading businesses to explore the case for climate adaption and resilience; adapting corporate strategy to climate risk and impacts and the key steps to embed resilience into operations, activities, and outcomes. 

Martyn’s Law – Navigating the Labyrinth

Tuesday 4 July 2023, 1pm to 2pm BST, online
As the much awaited Martyn’s Law progresses to draft legislation and scrutiny in the Houses of Parliament, Resilience First in partnership with Pool Re, invites our members to an important webinar to consider what businesses can do now to be prepared for when the bill passes and becomes law, which is expected to be by Spring 2024. During the webinar, we look forward to hearing from an expert panel and the practical steps that businesses should consider and begin implementing now to enable a smooth transition towards the legislation and ensure compliance.

Global Coastal Cities Summit 2023 | Strategies for Protecting City Infrastructure

Tuesday 30 May 2023, 9:00 to 18:00 IST, Mumbai
Resilience First has partnered with our member Mumbai First for the Global Coastal Cities Summit (GCCS), where we are delighted to host a session on enhancing the resilience of ports and coastal communities. The GCCS aims to address the pressing issues of future-proofing coastal cities, sustainable methods of controlling and combating flooding, as well as the cross-financing of efforts for both adaptation and mitigation.

Whole of Society Resilience: Steps to success

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Resilience First, with PA Consulting, have published a new report – Whole of Society Resilience: Steps to Success. This report focuses on action that aligns with the UK Government's Resilience Framework ambitions, to strengthen and underpin systems that provide national resilience to the threats we now face.

Webinar launch of a blueprint for whole of society resilience

Webinar, Tuesday 31 January 2023, 1pm to 2pm GMT
Resilience First, in collaboration with PA Consulting, are delighted to invite our members to a webinar to launch our latest report: a blueprint for whole of society resilience. During the session, our expert panellists will share their perspectives on the recently published UK Government Resilience Framework (UKGRF), which sets out plans to strengthen resilience to 2030.

Digital Resilience whitepaper

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A report on how digital resilience can be advanced alongside developments in Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Technology and Cloud Computing.

London Prepared: A City-Wide Endeavour

Breakfast Briefing: ​​​​​​​Thursday 16 June 2022, 8am for 8.30am to 9.30am BST
Resilience First is delighted to convene a breakfast discussion on the latest report (London Prepared: A City-Wide Endeavour) commissioned by London’s Mayor on the capital’s ability to meet and respond to terrorist attacks with the report author, Lord Toby Harris, Chair of the National Preparedness Commission.

IPCC Business Briefing on the Summary for Urban Policymakers

Virtual event: Monday 6 December 2021 at 11-12pm EST / 4-5pm GMT / 5-6pm CET
Resilience First is working with our global business members and city network partners with the support of the German Government and the Resilience Shift to produce a series of Summary for Urban Policymakers (SUP) reports that will distill the findings of the latest international climate science in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th Assessment Report (AR6) for urban context.