The Cerisy symposium on "Resilient Cities and Territories" opens in the middle of the news of devastating hurricane activity. Jointly organized by the Veolia Institute, the Fabrique de la Cité and the ACS laboratory, the symposium brings researchers, business, and civil society actors together from 19 to 26 September. The aim is to explore how cities and territories increase their adaptive capacity in the face of risks such as climate change, technological breakthroughs, demographic and migration developments, resource management, terrorism, etc.
Laurent Auguste, Veolia’s Senior Executive Vice President Development, Innovation and Markets spoke today. Jean-Louis Fiamenghi, Director of Group Security, will speak on Saturday 23 September and Antoine Frérot, Chairman and CEO of Veolia, on Sunday 24 September.