TRB Webinar: Are We All in the Same Boat? Involving Communities in Coastal Resilience

July 20, 2021 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
2.00 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 2.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

Managing coastal infrastructure presents a multitude of challenges, including effects from aging infrastructure and excessive flooding. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 from 1:00-3:00 PM Eastern that will explore methods for improving coastal resilience. Presenters will discuss how to plan for resilience in the transportation network by collaborating with agencies, funding sources, and communities. They will identify how to elevate environmental awareness as well as how to encourage community involvement in transportation resilience.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Technical Committee on Environmental Analysis and Ecology.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar. Sign into to view registration information.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Overview and context: Kimberly Andrews, University of Georgia
  2. Georgia Department of Transportation perspective: Kimberly Nesbitt and Chris Goodson, Georgia DOT
  3. Department of Public Works perspective: Chris Choo, Marin County, California
  4. Conclusions: Fraser Shilling, University of California, Davis
  5. Question and answer session: Fraser Shilling, University of California, Davis

The first 90 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. Identify how storms and excess flooding pose hazards to coastal communities
  2. Define effective community engagement and audience framing in the context of resilience planning

Professional Development Hour Information

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 2.0 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.

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits

This webinar is approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 2.0 Certification Maintenance Credits. Please make sure that you register for this session and log in using the link that TRB provides to your email account. We use this as your record that you attended this session. TRB only maintains the records of attendees who use their email address to log into the webinar, and cannot verify attendance of individuals who view the webinar without personally logging into the session. Please visit the Certification Maintenance section of APA’s website to claim your credits.

If you have problems reporting your CM credits or have general questions about the CM program, please contact AICP.

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