Workshop 11 - Climate Change and Asset Management
Wednesday, October 4
Chair: Marie Colin, TC 1.4 member, France, and Rade Hajdin, TC 3.3 member, Switzerland
Room: Club E, 1st floor
Resilience has been defined as "the ability of a system or systems to survive and thrive in the face of a complex, uncertain and ever-changing future" and this definition serves as the basis for the workshop. On the one hand, the workshop addresses the uncertain and ever-changing future that is largely, but not exclusively, influenced by climate change. It will discuss aspects of resilience and the possibilities of integrating resilience into asset management. On the other hand, the workshop will present - on the basis of case studies - both preventive and remedial interventions that can effectively improve resilience. Furthermore, the relationship between risk and resilience approaches will be discussed with a focus on the temporal dimension that characterises the resilience approach. TC 1.4 "Climate Change" and TC 3.3 "Asset Management" will contribute to this workshop.
This session will include a presentation of issues such as risk and resilience, holistic approaches to climate change and other hazards and the importance of network and asset management in enhancing resilient infrastructure. This will also involve a summary of the outputs from PIARC TC1.4 and TC3.3 as related to these identified areas for this session.
- Welcome and session introduction
- Questions and Answers - Panel discussion
Welcome and session introduction
Introduction of TC 1.4
• Caroline Evans, Chair PIARC TC 1.4 (Australia), Strategic Theme 1 Coordinator for next cycle
Introduction of TC 3.3
• Gerardo Flintsch, Chair PIARC TC 3.3 (USA)
Risk and Resilience – Complement or Replacement
Low Cost Low Risk Resilience Projects
Dealing with natural hazards in Austria to ensure a resilient high-level road network
World Bank-supported projects on road infrastructure resilience and asset management
Holistic approaches to climate change and other hazards resilience: key practices and best practice examples
Approaches to network and asset resilience
Questions and Answers - Panel discussion
The panel discussion will address the following questions:
- Is resilience only related to natural hazards?
- Are resilience metrics sufficient for decision making in asset management?
- How can we improve/better include resilience in asset management practices in general?
- How can resilience and asset management be effectively incorporated into guidance and decision-making processes?
• Pascal Rossigny, TC 3.3 Secretary, Cerema, France
Session Organiser: TC 1.4 and TC 3.3 - Caroline Evans, Gerardo Flintsch, Pascal Rossigny