Teach-In on the Business Impact
Join Haas School Dean Rich Lyons and academic experts from the
Haas School and the UC Berkeley campus in a teach-in on the economic
and business impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Gulf Coast and
on the nation.
of Hurricane Katrina
Friday, October 14, 2005, 1 - 4 p.m.
Wells Fargo Room
Haas School of Business
Dean Lyons is bringing together the best minds from the Haas
School and other UC Berkeley departments to share their insights.
In addition, select alumni with related expertise have been
invited to join the panels, whose topics range from economic
impact to rebuilding to effective management.
NOTE: This event will be simulcast in the Bank of America
Forum at the Haas School.
(tentative and updated regularly)
1:00 p.m. Welcome and Introduction by Dean Richard
K. Lyons, Haas School of Business
1:05 p.m. Katrina's Economic and Business on
the United States
Dean Richard K. Lyons, Haas School, on macroeconomics
- Prof. James Wilcox, Haas School,
- Prof. Severin
Borenstein, Haas School, on energy
- Prof. Robert Bea, Civil & Environmental
Engineering, on the failure of the levee system
- Prof. Raymond Seed, College of Engineering,
on the failure of the levee system
2:00 p.m. Break
2:10 p.m. Managing and Leadership During
and After a Crisis
- Moderator: Prof.
Pino Audia, Haas School, on organizational
Karlene Roberts, Haas School, on organizational
- Prof. Nora Silver,
Haas School of Business, on community-led disaster response
- Michael Lebsack, Lieutenant Commander,
Coast Guard, on Coast Guard recovery efforts
3:00 p.m. Rebuilding New Orleans and the Gulf
- Moderator: Prof.
Dwight Jaffee, Haas School, on catastrophe
Davidoff, Haas School, on housing prices
- Prof. Mary Comerio,
Department of Architecture, on reducing risks from catastrophes
Closing Remarks, Dean Lyons
The event, sponsored by Dean Rich Lyons, is free and open
to the Haas School community. Spaces are limited and available
on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration is required.
For more information on the Haas School response to the emergency,
For questions about the teach-in, contact Susie Hanna at firstname.lastname@example.org.