VPC planner, Pavatharani Palanisamy, presented her work on “Flood Risk Management of Urban Areas- a Case of Chennai Metropolitan Area” at the India Water Week (IWW) Conference, held September 24th-28th 2019 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India. The Conference was organized by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India, Department of Water Resources, and Nodal Ministries of Agriculture, Forest and Climate Change, Urban and rural development, and NITI AYOG, among others. Sev
VPC President Deepa Srinivasan was an invited speaker at the three-day Global Symposium on Artificial Intelligence in Governance and Disaster Management. The Symposium was developed and hosted by the Special Centre for Disaster Research (SCDR) at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi, India, was and the first of its kind in India. Ms. Srinivasan presents at the session on AI in Local Governance The purpose of the conference is to emphasize the importance and capabilities of us
VPC’s President, Deepa Srinivasan was delighted to attend the 4th World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM) at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai. The who’s who in field of Disaster Management in India were guests of honor at the Inauguration, including: the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, and Ministers of Finance, Planning, Industry and Mining, Earthquake Rehabilitation, Cultural Affairs, Environment, and Relief and Rehabilitation, from several Indian states.
VPC is proud to be working with FEMA Region III on a webinar for hazard mitigation planners and other partners interested in reducing risk in their communities. Our presentation, titled "Integrating Your Long Range Vision with your Hazard Mitigation Plan", will take place tomorrow, July 25, at 11am EDT. "What’s the best way to ensure that plans are consistent with one another and that the principles embodied in the Hazard Mitigation Plan are supported and advanced by the othe
Vision Planning and Consulting (VPC) was selected to be a U.S. Department of Commerce delegate to participate in the World Cities Summit, Singapore Water Week and CleanEnviro Summit in Singapore July 8-12, 2018. The objective was to promote U.S. companies in exporting products and services. The Summit explored how cities can be more livable and resilient through better governance and planning, technology and social innovations, as well as collaborations with various stakehold
VPC is pleased to present a webinar on Disaster Planning for Historic Properties on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 at 1:00pm. The webinar is hosted by the Maryland Department of Planning’s partnership with Smart Growth Online and is funded by the U.S. EPA Office of Sustainable Communities. Photo courtesy of Disaster Planning for Historic Properties-Phase I, PHMC How do we protect historic properties that cannot be moved or modified, when the next disaster strikes? This is a critic