DUSP X: Katrina and Sandy / Risks, Adaptation, Successes, and Climate Change

Please join us for what promises to be a rich and exciting conversation with alumni/ae from New Orleans and New York City, together with DUSP faculty, who will share their post-Katrina and post-Sandy experiences and insights.

Where: 90 Church Street
5th Floor Ceremonial Room
New York, NY
Venue courtesy of the New York City 
Housing Authority

Panelists include:
New York

  • Connie Chung MCP '09, Director of Planning, Alliance for Downtown NY
  • Bomee Jung MCP '07, Deputy Director, New York Office, Enterprise Community Partners
  • Michael Marrella MCP '03, Director of Waterfront and Open Space Planning, NYC City Planning Department

New Orleans

  • Jeff Hebert MCP '04, Director, New Orleans Redevelopment Authority
  • Jonathan Leit MCP '06, Director, New Orleans Office, Alembic Community Development
  • Jeff Schwartz MCP '08, Executive Director, Broad Community Connections


  • Eran Ben-Joseph, Professor and Deapartment Head
  • Lawrence J. Vale, SM '88, Ford Professor of Urban Design and Planning
  • Karl Seidman, Senior Lecturer in Economic Development
  • Sarah Williams, MCP '05, Assistant Professor and Director, Civic Data Design Lab

Moderated by:

  • Ariella Maron MCP '03, Associate Principal, Happold Consulting
  • Seth Knudsen MCP '08, Project Manager, New Orleans Redevelopment Authority

Attendance will be limited to the first 100 to register.  Your RSVP is requested by November 12th.  To register: