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Witnesses: December 2013

The discussion centred on what resilience and sustainability means for a city, bringing together social, physical and economic dimensions and in the context of sudden shocks and longer term stress. The three witnesses also helped us to think about the way in which different audiences would think about and relate to these concepts and which might be most helpful in crafting a 'vision' of a sustainable city.
Professor Michael Batty
  • Professor of Planning, and Chairman, Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis,
  • Faculty of the Built Environment, University College, London (UCL)
Jo da Silva
  • Director
  • Arup International Development
Dr Craig Davies
  • Senior Manager, Climate Change Adaptation, Energy Efficiency and Climate Change
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development