Drawing Lessons from Hurricane Katrina: How Can We Improve Disaster Response?

Even if the U.S. draws the right lessons from Hurricane Katrina, panelists suggest, the nation may still be caught short in the next disaster.

Moderator: Kenneth Oye, Associate Professor of Political Science and Engineering Systems and Director of the MIT-CIS Program on Political Economy and Technology Policy

Participants: Richard C. Larson, SB '65, EE, SM, '67, PhD, '69 , Mitsui Professor of Engineering Systems; Yossi Sheffi, SM '77, PhD '78, Director, Engineering Systems Division, and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Systems, Director, MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics

Event date: 09/30/2005

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MIT World -- special events and lectures

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MIT TechTV