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Rising Sea Levels, Extreme Storms, Aging Infrastructure-11/12/13 Symposium

Type:  Announcements  

The Engineering Center Education Trust is a sponsor of  the
National Institute for Coastal and Harbor Infrastructure (NICHI) Symposium
November 12, 2013 at the Kennedy Library, Boston, MA

 
The Triple Threat of Rising Sea Levels, Extreme Storms and Aging Infrastructure:  Coastal Community Responses and The Federal Role

 

More:  http://www.nichiusa.org/
Contact:  William Golden,  wgolden@NICHIusa.org

 

  
Agenda:
8:00-9:00am
Continental Breakfast
 
9:00-9:15
NICHI Chairman Jon Rotenberg, former Chairman Robert F. Kennedy Action Corps and former deputy Director United States Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Welcome Remarks Massachusetts Elected Officials
William B. Golden, NICHI Executive Director, NICHI’s Mission
 
9:15-10:00
Introduction Paul Josephson
Keynote Science Speaker, Cynthia Rosenzweig The Importance of the Federal Role: NYC Sandy
 
10:00-10:15 Break
 
10:15-10:45
Introduction Richard Taylor, former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation, 
Executive Director Real Estate Center Suffolk University Boston’s Action Plan: the Federal Role
 
11:00-11:30
Introduction Paul Josephson, Former General Counsel New York New Jersey Port Authority, Partner Duane Morris New Orleans’s Action Plan: the Federal Role
 
11:30-12:00
Introduction
San Francisco’s Action Plan: the Federal Role
 
12:00-1:00
Lunch Sponsor (sponsor tables/signage)
 
1:00-1:30 Lunch 
Key Note Policy Speaker
Introduction
The Dutch National Plan: The Role of Delta Works and Dutch national Policy
Dale Morris, Senior Economist, Royal Dutch Embassy
 
1:30-2:00
Introduction Ron Williams
Norfolk’s Action Plan: The Federal Role
 
2:00-2:30
Miami/ Southeast Florida’s Action Plan: The Federal Role
 
2:30-3:00
Houston’s Action Plan: the Federal Role
 
3:00-3:45
Coastal Action Plans Infrastructure and Non-Infrastructure:The Federal Role
Panel Leader: Representative Jim Cantwell (FEMA)
 
3:30-4:15
The Need for a National Program
Panel Discussion Federal officials
Panel Leader: Bill Delahunt
 
4:30-5:30
Cocktail Reception

 

 

 
 
 
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