Thursday 6th June, 2013
11:15am to 12:15pm
In December 2012, Mayor Bloomberg created the Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency (SIRR) to address how to create a more resilient New York City in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, with a long-term focus on preparing for and protecting against the impacts of climate change. In May, the Mayor will release a comprehensive report with actionable recommendations both for rebuilding the communities impacted by Sandy and increasing the resilience of infrastructure and buildings citywide.
My focus within the SIRR is coastal protection, and I intend to speak about the Mayor’s plan for developing and sustaining a more resilient coastal protection network.
NYC Economic Development Corporation
Mr Zarrilli is the Senior Vice President for Asset Management at NYCEDC. He is currently responsible for all of NYCEDC's maritime assets and operations, including the City's two cruise terminals and numerous other transportation and freight assets. In a previous role, Daniel headed up NYCEDC's waterfront inspection and construction unit.
He is currently serving on Mayor Bloomberg’s Special Initiative for Rebuilding and Resiliency, leading the City’s efforts on developing coastal protection measures in the five boroughs. Prior to joining NYCEDC, Daniel spent five years with Bechtel Infrastructure Corp. He is a Professional Engineer in the State of NY and holds an MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from MIT and a BS in Civil Engineering from Lehigh University.
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