TRB Webinar: A Resilient Path Forward for the Marine Transportation System

October 06, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 0.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

The Marine Transportation System plays a critical role in U.S. commerce and security, facilitating the movement of more than two billion tons of good annually. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will identify impacts, current practices, and lessons learned for creating a resilient path forward for the Marine Transportation System. This system is susceptible to the impacts of coastal storms, including major hurricanes. Presenters will discuss the findings from the U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System’s Resilience Integrated Action Team, which included input from more than twelve federal agencies. This webinar will discuss the response and recovery efforts that were done to better prepare between storm seasons, and identify and prioritize recommendations to minimize the impact from future storms and other disruptive events.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Ports and Channels.

Some registrants will need to pay $55 to attend this webinar. Sign into to view registration information.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Definition of hurricane resilience and how to improve: Katherine Chambers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  2. Using data sharing to adapt to challenges during hurricane seasons: Joshua Murphy, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association
  3. Communication between federal, state, local, and industry leaders: Jessamin Straub, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  4. Question and answer session: Moderated by Joshua Murphy, U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Discuss broad challenges, practices, and successes of hurricane resilience
  2. Identify whether challenges have been addressed between hurricane seasons
  3. Determine how to use data and communication to become more resilient

Professional Development Hour Information

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.

Pre-registration is required. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to register. Individuals that are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk for assistance in signing in.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum.