The severe flooding of 2006 and Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee in 2011 challenged the New York Capital Region and strengthened the resolve to build a broad, multi-county network and partnerships to better serve constituents when they’re in need. The New York Capital Region AFR is designed to forge county-level networks encompassing the counties of Albany, Rensselaer, Schenectady, and Saratoga.
New York Capital Region Alliance for Response Kick-off Forum
June 13, 2016
The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College
Speaker Bios (PDF)
Planning Committee (PDF)
Participant List (PDF)
The Power of Partnerships (PDF) Jessica Unger, FAIC
Keynote: Climate Change and Challenges for Cultural/Emergency Management Communities, Dr. Christopher Thorncroft, SUNY Albany
Risks to Cultural Property: Assessment, Mitigation, and Effects (PDF) MJ Davis, Vermont AFR
Building a Cultural Heritage Emergency Network (PDF) Lori Foley, FEMA
Role of New York Library & New York State Archives in Disaster Response, Barbara Lilley, New York State Library and Maria Holden, New York State Archives
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