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EBC / ACEC-RI / RISEP Rhode Island Program: Coastal Resiliency – The Tide is Coming In

February 12, 2020 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
Adler Pollock & Sheehan, P.C.
One Citizens Plaza
8th Floor, Providence

Integral to the state’s history, culture and identity, and essential to economic health, Rhode Island’s 400 miles of coastline face the existential threat of climate change through both short-term extreme weather events and long-term sea level rise. This EBC Rhode Island program provides updates on the planning, design, and implementation of short and long-term solutions to these challenges. We will explore approaches for developed and natural coastlines; provide policy progress updates regarding Resilient Rhody; discuss potential funding sources, and provide case studies of several projects.

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A robust panel discussion, with ample opportunity for questions from the audience, will follow the presentations.

Continuing Education Certificates are awarded by the EBC for this program (3.5 training contact hours). Please select this option during registration if you wish to receive a certificate.

In Partnership With


Thank you to our Bronze Sponsors


Program Agenda

Program Co-Chairs:

  • Patrick Dowling, Associate, Fuss & O’Neill
  • Chris Stockwell, Chief of Project Development, SumCo Eco-Contracting


  • Thomas Ardito, Director of SNEP Watershed Grants, Restore America’s Estuaries
  • Dean Audet, Business Line Leader, Fuss & O’Neill
  • Caitlin Chaffee, Coastal Policy Analyst, Rhode Island Coastal Resource Management Council
  • Barnaby Evans, Executive Artistic Director, Waterfire Providence
  • Shaun O’Rourke, RI Chief Resiliency Officer and Director of Stormwater and Resiliency, Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank
  • Chad Sumner, Principal, Sumco EcoContracting

Program Details

Registration, Continental Breakfast: 7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Program: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Google Map Location

Individual Registration

If registration occurs  ——–> Through February 10 After February 10
EBC Member: $80 $100
ACEC-RI Member: $80 $100
RISEP Member: $80 $100
Non-Member: $100 $120
Government/Non-Profit: $25 $25

Group Registration
For EBC Members only – register five attendees for the price of four!
Discount will automatically be applied during online registration.

Fine Print
Cancellations must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 10 for a refund. No-shows will be charged. Please keep in mind that online registration for this program will close at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11. Walk-in registration is accepted at the door.


Subsidized Registration

EBC Members Only – Ascending Professional Rate: $25
Attendees who have worked in the environmental/energy sector for less than 10 years.

Job Seeker Rate: $25
For attendees currently seeking employment, not for those currently self-employed.

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