Coastal and Sea Level Rise Influences in the Natural and Built Environment of Florida
Hosted in association with the Water Resources Committee of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida (ACEC-FL)
Florida Atlantic University | 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL (NEW LOCATION: Student Activities Center). Parking: Parking is FREE in Parking Garage 1 (Bldg. #81) located north of Volusia Street. See Campus Map.
HDR | NorthStar | Gunster | AECOM | Kimley-Horn | Bowman Consulting | Jones Edmunds | Hazen and Sawyer | ESA | Church Environmental | ECS Limited | Black & Veatch | J-Tech | DIEHLUX | Erdman Anthony | Collective Water Resources | RADISE International | Smith Engineering Consultants | Higgins Engineering | Stanley Consultants | Ardaman & Associates | CDM Smith
Contact Samuel Palermo at 561-542-2145 to sponsor this meeting.
11:45am - Lunch (included with registration)
12:45pm - Welcome and Opening Remarks - Walt Reigner, AWRA Florida President, Black & Veatch and Alex Chatham, ECS Limited
12:50pm - Atlantic Beach or Atlantis 2050...What do the Models Show? Planning for Resiliency - Brett Cunningham, Jones Edmunds
1:15pm - Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: Revisiting Engineering Approaches and Building Codes - Jayantha Obeysekera, Florida International University
1:40pm - Dynamic Mapping of Saltwater Intrusion in Coastal Aquifers in South Florida, Pete Kwiatkowski, South Florida Water Management District
2:05pm - Flood Protection and Level of Service - Akin Owosina, South Florida Water Management District
2:30pm - Break
2:55pm - Coastal Restoration in Palm Beach County - Jake Leech and Eric Anderson, Palm Beach County
3:15pm - Water Resilience in Broward County - Carolina Maran, Broward County
3:40pm - Improving Resiliency in Broward County - Thomas Ries, ESA
4:05pm - Harmful Algal Blooms: What's Next for Florida - Dan Levy, AECOM
4:30pm - FAU Senior Design Project: Stormwater Treatment Area Improvement in the Everglades - Josh Tronnier and Bertrand King, Florida Atlantic University
4:50pm - Florida Engineering Society and the American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida: Water Issues and Action Update - Brent Whitfield, Chen Moore and Associates
5:00pm - Closing Remarks - Walt Reigner and Alex Chatham
5:15pm - Networking Reception (Patio adjacent to Live Oak Pavilion)
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AWRA Florida Board of Directors Meeting
Date: October 4 at 9:30am at Live Oak Pavilion
All are welcome to attend as the Board of Directors handles the business of the section.