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Janet Napolitano and Dr. Lucy Jones: Reducing the Risk from Natural Disasters

Earthquakes, floods, tsunamis, hurricanes, wildfires, volcanoes … Lucy Jones is one of world’s most renowned experts on natural disasters and the actions that can be taken to reduce their harmful effects. As the founder of the Dr. Lucy Jones Center for Science and Society, and armed with a doctorate in geophysics from MIT, Jones seeks to increase communities’ ability to adapt and be resilient to the dynamic changes of the world around them. Focused on building resilience to whatever the Earth throws at our communities, Jones will offer insights to the disasters we've survived and those we've seen unfold, whether close to home in the form of wildfires or in the form of distant tsunamis that have a global impact. Come for a fascinating conversation that could ultimately save your life.

August 21, 2018

The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero
Taube Family Auditorium
San Francisco, 94105
United States

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Lucy Jones, Ph.D.
Seismologist; Research Associate, Caltech Seismological Laboratory; Author, The Big Ones
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In Conversation with Janet Napolitano
President, University of California; Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security; Former Governor, Arizona