July 13, 2016, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

This is the first session in the CPUC’s new Advanced Safety Seminar Series, adopted as part of the CPUC’s 2016 Safety Action Plan. It will offer an introduction to interconnected infrastructures.

WHEN: Wednesday, July 13, 2016, 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.


WHERE: CPUC Auditorium, 505 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco; also available in real time and archived via video webcast 


WHO: - Paul R. Schulman, Professor of Government at Mills College and a Senior Research Associate at University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Catastrophic Risk Management
- Emery Roe, Senior Research Associate at University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Catastrophic Risk Management


WHAT: The discussion will focus on interconnected infrastructures, such as electricity, gas, communications, transportation, and water, and will address questions such as: who manages the risk between interconnected infrastructures; what are some examples of cascading risk between interconnected infrastructures; how do risk managers identify the connections between different infrastructures to increase safety and reliability; and what are the respective roles for industry, government, and academia?

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