TRB Webinar: The Mighty River—Inland Waterway Resilience Analysis

December 15, 2021 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: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

America’s inland river system is a point of pride; however, past policies funding maintenance based upon level of service has an adverse impact on waterways’ economic development. TRB is hosting a webinar on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 from 2:00 to 2:30 PM Eastern that will examine economic opportunity zones as well as river freight vulnerabilities. The session will also focus on resilience analysis related to a petroleum supply chain on the Cumberland/Tennessee River. Presenters will cover potential strategies to mediate impacts, improve recovery, and identify alternative responses.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Inland Water Transportation and Transportation Energy.

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


Webinar agenda and presenters:

  1. Standard levels of service and opportunity zone options and impacts: Sara Walfoort, SW Pennsylvania Commission
  2. Ensuring supply chain continuation despite disruption in the Cumberland/Tennessee River: Janie Camp, Vanderbilt University
  3. Question and answer session: Moderated by Libby Ogard, Prime Focus LLC


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. Analyze resiliency and economic equity in a complex marine network
  2. Determine how to improve resilience, economic equity, and freight vulnerabilities

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.

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits

This webinar is approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 1.5 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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