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October 2022 Technical Meeting

  • 07 Oct 2022
  • 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • West Palm Beach, Florida

Registration

  • Not currently an AWRA Florida member (fee includes membership through Dec. 31, 2022)
  • Full-time College or High School student and AWRA Florida Member
  • Full-time College or High School student not currently an AWRA Florida member (fee includes student membership through Dec. 31, 2022)
  • Less than 5 years of work experience AND 35 years old or younger
  • Less than 5 years of work experience AND 35 years old or younger; Not currently an AWRA Florida member (fee includes membership through Dec. 31, 2022)

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Meeting Location

South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Meeting Agenda

11:45 am:  Registration

12:00 pm:  Lunch and Opening Remarks, Randy Smith, AWRA Florida President

1:00 pmKeynote Speaker, Jennifer Reynolds, Ecosystem Restoration and Capital Projects Division Director

1:30 pm:  New SLR projections, and/or Rainfall and Nonstationarity paradigms, Jayantha Obeysekera, Ph.D., P.E. Director, Sea Level Solutions Center Research Professor Institute of  Environment, an FIU Preeminent Program Florida International University

2:00 pm:  C-8 and C-9 Watersheds Flood Protection Level of Service Adaptation and Mitigation Planning Study, Hongying Zhao, SFWMD

2:20 pm:  Flood Protection Level of Service Assessment for Current / Future Condition in South Miami Dade County SFWMD, Denise Palmatier, Georgio Tachiev

2:30 pm:  Break

3:00 pm:  Understanding Observed Changes and Planning for Future Conditions: SFWMD Resilience Metrics Hub, Carolina Maran, P.E., Ph.D., District Resilience Officer and Nicole Cortez, Resilience Coordinator, SFWMD 

3:30 pm:  Future Rainfall Projections for Flood Vulnerability Assessments and the Compound Flooding Aspects, Carolina Maran, P.E., Ph.D., District Resilience Officer and Francisco Peña, Ph.D. Resilience Project Manager, SFWMD

4:00 pm  Miami-Dade County Coastal Resiliency,  Alberto Pisani, PE, ENV SP, Miami-Dade County RER-DERM WMD, Nicholas J. Bragaia, PE, ENV SP, GHD

5:30 -7:30 pm:  Happy Hour at the Embassy Suites by Hilton at 1601 Belvedere Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Meeting Sponsors
Contact Samuel Palermo at 561-351-5278 to sponsor this meeting.

Registration

Online meeting registration payments are processed by PayPal. However, a PayPal account is not required. Click on the "Register" button to get started. After being directed to the PayPal website, just click "Pay with Debit or Credit Card". ONLINE REGISTRATION ENDS 2 DAYS BEFORE THE MEETING. You can also register and pay in person (via cash, check or credit card) at the meeting.

Meeting Coordinator
Samuel Palermo (561-351-5278)

AWRA Florida Board of Directors Meeting
9:30 am at South Florida Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406

All are welcome to attend as the Board of Directors handles the business of the section.
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