The Kickoff will lay out the theme of the Summit and an overview of the activities and structure of the Summit. Speakers will interrogate ‘fragility’ by focusing on the ways that our current systems are fragile and how prior crises have been overcome.
Board Chair Bill Fulton will interview Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner to hear about the challenges and success of recovering from Hurricane Harvey.
We will also host the following panelists:
Julia Kumari Drapkin - CEO & Founder, ISeeChange
Max Vargas - Policy Advisor to Mayor Michael Tubbs, City of Stockton
David Wertheimer - Former Director of Community and Civic Engagement, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (2006-2019)