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EBC Connecticut Program: Coastal Resiliency in Connecticut – Planning, Implementation, and Funding

June 20, 2017 @ 7:30 am – 11:30 am
Stony Creek Brewery
5 Indian Neck Ave
Branford, CT 06405

Resiliency planning has become increasingly important due to the potential devastating impacts of coastal storm damage on communities and infrastructure. We invite you to our morning program on Coastal Resiliency to help you learn more about resiliency planning, hear how it has been implemented in Norwalk and Fairfield, consider options and approaches for prevention and repair of your critical at-risk infrastructure, and learn more about FEMA grant funding. View the Attendee List

General Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (3.0 training contact hours).  Please select this option during registration if you wish to receive a certificate.

Program Chair

Speaker Agenda

Establishing Coastal Resiliency Design Criteria

  • Duncan Mellor, P.E., Principal Coastal Engineer, Tighe & Bond

Norwalk, CT: Washington Village Planning and Implementation

  • Joseph Canas, P.E., Project Manager, Tighe & Bond

Sea Level Change & Risk-Informed Decision-making

  • Kevin Knuuti, P.E., D.C.E., Former Technical Director, Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Coastal Resiliency Challenges and Planning in Fairfield, CT

  • Jonathan Richer, P.E., Project Manager, Tighe & Bond
  • Joseph Michelangelo, P.E., Director of Public Works, Town of Fairfield

Funding Municipal Resiliency: Accessing FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grants

  • Gemma Fabris, CFM, State Hazard Mitigation Officer, Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Building for Coastal Resiliency

  • David Chapman, P.E., Senior Vice President, Blakeslee Arpaia Chapman

Final Agenda – Connecticut Program – Coastal Resiliency in Connecticut – Planning Implementation and Funding

Presentations are posted to the Presentations section of the EBC website. Presentations are not available for download.