We recently got the opportunity to learn more about the new Lloyd’s Register Safety Accelerator. Read more about the current challenges – interested companies should apply for this first round by the 5th August.Read more
We are delighted to announce that we have appointed three grantees to work with us on our ‘Tools and approaches’ project. We had 35 great responses to our previous EOI. Our chosen grantees include MMI Engineering, the Schumacher Institute and Dr Igor Linkov.
Is technology actually contributing to enhance the resilience of critical infrastructure, or is it hindering it? We are exploring how we can contribute to understand this question through our activities, and would love to hear your views.
In our asset management decisions, how should we routinely use the building blocks that are already in place to implement resilience thinking? Juliet Mian presented at the end of Day 3 (themed on resilience) of the Institute of Asset Management (IAM)’s Global Conference 2018.
May was another busy and rewarding month for the Resilience Shift. Find out more about our key activities and engagements including involvement in water governance workshops in Amman, Miami and Mexico City and our project to create a repository of resilience tools and approaches.
At the Resilience Shift, we believe that our success will be as much about how we do things as about what we do. We aim to learn by doing in collaboration with others, share knowledge and foster a global community. Read about our first community-building session.
Attending events is often fun and a great way to keep in touch with what other people are doing. After all, breaking ‘siloed’ thinking is one of the keys to success for resilience. We were delighted therefore to attend the Lloyd’s Register Foundation (LRF) conference ‘Bringing Safety to Life’, held at the IET in London in the second week of May. Xavi reports on a day well-spent.
What do senior decision makers think about resilience? In this exploratory roundtable workshop organised with Cambridge University’s Technical Services and held at Cambridge’s Moller Centre, the Resilience Shift asked senior practitioners to explore different scenarios of critical infrastructure failure.
On the 9 and 10 May 2018 Lloyd’s Register foundation hosted their second international conference at the Institution of Engineering and Technology in London. The Resilience Shift hosted a high energy workshop on day two.
April was another busy month for the Resilience Shift. Find out more about our key activities and engagements including the start of our Incentivising Resilience project based in San Francisco.
We were excited to receive 35 expressions of interest, in response to our recent call for partners to work with us to create a repository of tools and approaches related to infrastructure resilience. On behalf of the Resilience Shift team, I’d like to thank all those that responded.
Guest blogger Fred Boltz shares the global water and development community’s joint position statement to the UN – a positive step towards driving global policy adoption of resilience across the water agenda as a vehicle for achieving the 2030 Agenda.
When a volcano erupts, constant communication between leading scientists and emergency responders and planners is absolutely essential. Guest blogger, Michael S. Bruno, from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, shares his thoughts on the response of Hawai‘i in terms of resilience to the current events.