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Short presentation for Toastmasters. Describes and defines the concept of resilience, looks at some case studies, and also discusses social networks, cascading failure and the vulnerability of …

Short presentation for Toastmasters. Describes and defines the concept of resilience, looks at some case studies, and also discusses social networks, cascading failure and the vulnerability of Wellington's infrastructure

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  • 1. Phil Howison S8 Resilience
  • 2. What is resilience? General: The ability to recover from a shock.
  • 3. What is resilience? Networks: The ability to provide an acceptable level of service in the face of faults and challenges to normal operation.
  • 4. What is resilience? Ecology: The rate at which a system returns to a single steady or cyclic state following a system perturbation.
  • 5. What is resilience? Psychology: The capacity of people to cope with stress or catastrophe.
  • 6. What is resilience? The resilience of a society encompasses all that and more.
  • 7. Hurricane Jeanne Fatalities United States: 5 Puerto Rico: 7 Dominican Republic: 18 Haiti: 3006+
  • 8. Hurricane Katrina 1836+ killed 700+ still missing $81.2 billion damage
  • 9. Hurricane Katrina
    • No power
    • No clean water
    • Fuel shortages
    • No telephone (landline or cellphone)
    • No internet access
    • Most TV off-air
    • Coastal highways damaged or destroyed
    • 30 oil platforms and 9 refineries damaged or destroyed
    • Grain exports interrupted
    • Forests destroyed
  • 10. September 11 attacks
    • Immediate effects:
    • Nearly 3000 killed.
    • Two subway stations destroyed – subway system paralysed.
    • 7 buildings destroyed, 25 damaged.
    • Stock exchange shut down.
    • Radio and TV antennas destroyed.
    • All airliners in the US grounded for four days, tens of thousands of passengers stranded.
  • 11. September 11 attacks
    • Follow-on effects:
    • Number of tourists to New York and the US plummeted.
    • Several airlines went under, with massive job losses.
    • Homeland Security created, PATRIOT Act passed.
    • “ War on Terror” began.
  • 12. Cascading failure
  • 13. Networks vs. Hierarchy
  • 14. What went right?
  • 15.
      • Social networks . We need to strengthen social networks, and rely less on hierarchy. Speed and flexibility. Strengthen communications. networks.
    What can we learn from this?
      • Infrastructure . Our way of life depends on physical infrastructure, but it is vulnerable to cascading failure if disaster strikes.
  • 16. Wellington's infrastructure
  • 17. Wellington's infrastructure
  • 18. Wellington's infrastructure
  • 19. Wellington's infrastructure
  • 20. Resilience and sustainability
  • 21. Resilience Rapid change makes resilience even more important. It isn't just about being prepared, its about being flexible and adaptable enough to cope with change of any kind.