Resilient City Infrastructure Network

A collaborative environment to explore an integrated systems approach to planning city resilience

Providing city planners and developers with access to innovative tools and knowledge-sharing platform that support a systems approach to planning urban resilience.

Meet and discuss resilient infrastructure planning with peers from other cities and share common challenges and experiences. Learn how a systems approach to city planning can help you build on the strengths of existing infrastructure to increase productivity, build resilience, and reduce the need for infrastructure investment by up to 40%

Resilient City Infrastructure Network is a cities-led project, delivered by Resilience Brokers in partnership with Imperial College London and supported by EIT-Climate KIC and ICLEI

Who can join the Network?

Municipal customers, city decision makers and developers from any European city are invited to join the network and participate, free of charge, in all scheduled events and activities. Please note that workshop spaces are very limited. Register your interest as soon as possible to maximise your chances of securing a place.

Ways to get involved

Knowledge Sharing platform

A platform that facilitates connectivity and helps to build momentum and action within the Network. Its purpose is to encourage information exchange and strengthen collaboration to create a knowledge community and to help scale the solutions. You can join conversations by topic, share, find and access case studies, tools and resources successfully used by fellow practitioners across the Network.

What we have already done together


Thursday, 22 November 2018

Arup office, Inflancka 4,
00-189 Warszawa, Poland

European city decision makers, planners, researchers and developers are invited to participate. If you are responsible for driving and shaping infrastructure projects incorporating resilient city practices and would like to take part, please get in touch.

You can now access the agenda which links to all the presentations and workshop outputs (Google Docs Document)

Opening Session 9:30h-12:30h

  • Global challenges and opportunities for resilient and sustainable cities using a systems approach – Prof. Peter Head, Resilience Brokers
  • Role of local governments in shaping sustainable cities – Guilherme Johnston, ICLEI
  • Introduction to resilience indicators and decision-support tools – Dr Koen Van Dam, Imperial College London
  • Practical case studies, Arup

Breakout Session 13:30h-16:15h  (Interactive)

  • Mapping opportunities to deliver solutions through an integrated-systems approach
  • Knowledge sharing, decision-support tools and advisory for planning and implementing resilient infrastructure

Closing Session 16:15h – 17:00h

  • Networks’ additional activities, tools and resources
  • Closing remarks and next steps

Webinar 1:
Metrics &  Methodologies

28 Nov 18 – 11:00h-12:00h (CET)


Topics covered:

  • Developing the vision of resilient city infrastructure
  • Resilience: definitions & metrics
  • Review of decision-support tools and platforms
  • Stakeholder engagement & transitions’ management
  • Link between smart cities and resilient infrastructure



Koen van Dam, Imperial College London
Chris Mazur, Imperial College London / Climate KIC
Peter Head, Resilience Brokers
Guilherme Johnston, ICLEI (tbc)

You can now access the slides with links to all the presentations and speaker biographies (Google Slides Document)

Webinar 2:
Case Studies & Best Practices

5 Dec 18 – 14:00h-15:00h (CET)


Topics covered:

  • Resilient water-energy-waste infrastructure (case study)
  • Green infrastructure & ecosystem services (case study)
  • Role of data infrastructure and visualisation of results in stakeholder engagement
  • Addressing real challenges faced by cities in the Resilient City Infrastructure Network
  • Joining the network, funding research, and pilot projects



Stephen Passmore, Resilience Brokers
Koen van Dam, Imperial College London
Andre Head, Resilience Brokers

You can now access the slides with links to all the presentations and speaker biographies (Google Slides Document).

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I would like to join the Network!

Great, welcome on board! All you need to do is share your contact details with us via the following form and a member of the team will get back to you with further information and joining instructions.

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