TRB Webinar: Weathering the Storm - Climate Resilience at Airports

October 07, 2020 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
0.00 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 1.00 hour(s)
AICP: 0.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

Do you make decisions that affect the resilience of airport infrastructure in response to the long-term impacts of climate change? TRB is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss how to apply benefit-cost analysis tools and techniques to improve this decision making process. Presenters will identify how to recognize, enhance, and adapt procedures that affect airports and other infrastructure projects.

The webinar features research from ACRP Research Report 199: Climate Resilience and Benefit–Cost Analysis: A Handbook for Airports.

This webinar is sponsored by the Airport Cooperative Research Program. There is no fee to attend this webinar; however, sign into to view registration information.

Webinar agenda and presenters:

  1. Adapt sea level rise and high temperature forecasts to risk adjusted benefit-cost and investment analysis: Frank Beradino, GRA, Inc.
  2. Method to identify the odds of a project paying off and the odds of large losses: Bill Spitz, GRA, Inc.
  3. Question and answer session: Moderated by Mary Davis, Tufts University

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, you will able to:

  1. Discuss the practical use of climate forecast data for airport decision making
  2. Describe how to develop useful risk information

Continuing Education Units for Accredited Airport Executives

The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) will provide 1 Continuing Education Unit (CEU) to accredited airport executives who attend this webinar. Claim CEUs by visiting For questions about AAAE continuing education units, please contact

Registration is available until just before the webinar starts. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to submit your registration. Individuals who 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.