Brave the Storm: Strategies for Coastal Resilience

When

2021-05-26
2021-05-26T13:00:00 - 2021-05-26T14:00:00
America/New_York

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    Where

    Global ULI Online
    As the 2021 hurricane season draws closer, flood preparedness and coastal management are increasingly at front of mind for industry professionals and city decision makers. Join this webinar to explore strategies at multiple scales to mitigate community risk from flooding and storm events.

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    Flood events in 2020 were record-breaking in terms of magnitude and cost in the US, devastating many communities and leading to significant damages. As the 2021 hurricane season draws closer, flood preparedness and coastal management are increasingly at front of mind for industry professionals and city decision makers in waterfront and inland communities. Policymakers, developers, and designers are increasingly looking for new strategies to enhance preparedness, from investment in infrastructure to building design to floodplain buyouts. Join this webinar to explore strategies at multiple scales to mitigate community risk from flooding and storm events.

    This webinar will introduce key insights from a ULI Urban Resilience program publication on climate resilient development and U.S. policy approaches to enhance community resilience, including floodplain buyouts.

    Speakers

    Speaker

    James Moore

    Jacobs

    James A. Moore, Ph.D., AIA, AICP, CRE, LEED AP BD+C, ENV SP Global Solutions Director, Cities & Places Jacobs Tampa, FL James A. Moore has 30 years of technical and managerial experience and leadership in architecture, community planning, redevelopment consulting and urban design. He the Global Solutions Director for Cities & Places with Jacobs, helping expand the company's planning, urban design and development consulting businesses globally. From 2000 - 2014, he was a Senior Vice President and head of the planning and urban design practice at HDR. Moore has worked on award-winning projects through the US, in the Middle East, China and, most recently, Australia. He has particular expertise in organizing and managing complex urban redevelopment projects; areas of technical expertise include community sustainability, the integration of physical design and economic development, urban redevelopment, real estate development practices, urban design, and leading multi-stakeholder participatory events. His projects integrate concerns for physical, social and economic revitalization and involve intense client interaction and community participation. Recently, Moore has begun to focus on the integration of GIS and other IT tools and techniques into the analysis, planning and implementation of urban redevelopment projects. Moore received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, and also holds degrees from MIT, including an MS in Real Estate Development. From 1988 - 2000, he taught in the School of Architecture & Community Design at the University of South Florida, leaving as a tenured Associate Professor. In 1999 - 2000, he served as the Interim Dean of the School. He also led the Florida Center for Community Design & Research for five years, providing design services and technical assistance to communities and State agencies. Moore is active nationally with the Urban Land Institute (ULI), the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU), and the American Planning Association (APA). He served on the AIA’s Regional/Urban Design Assistance Team Task Force for ten years. A twenty year+ member of ULI, he has served as Chair of the ULI Tampa Bay District Council, and as Chair of the Urban Revitalization Council. He is a former board member of the Florida chapter of the CNU. He lectures and writes regularly on urban redevelopment, community sustainability, urban design, and related topics. Updated September 2020

    Speaker

    Catherine Reilly

    Senior Development Director, Brookfield Properties

    Catherine Reilly leads the horizontal development team for Brookfield Properties' 28-acre Pier 70 project. Pier 70 is a mixed-use, public-private development within a historic district on the waterfront in San Francisco consisting of 3.6 million square feet of residential, commercial, retail, light industrial, and arts uses, as well as a new waterfront park system reconnecting the public to the Bay.

    Speaker

    Jalonne White-Newsome

    Founder, Empowering a Green Environment and Economy

    Dr. Jalonne L. White-Newsome is the founder of Empowering a Green Environment and Economy, a strategic consultancy committed to delivering people-centered solutions to transform communities in Michigan. The firm’s areas of expertise focus on climate change adaptation in the face of urban flooding and extreme heat, racial equity, environmental and public health, policy analysis and grant writing, among others.

    Speaker

    Lynette Cardoch

    Director, Resilience & Adaptation, Moffatt & Nichol

    Dr. Lynette Cardoch serves as Moffatt & Nichol’s Director of Resilience and Adaptation in Miami, Florida. Dr. Cardoch is a coastal ecologist with over 20 years of experience in regulatory and water policies, coastal restoration, and urban and coastal resiliency. Dr. Cardoch has also worked closely with coastal utilities and natural resource agencies on integrated planning and operationalizing resiliency, particularly for coastal protection, storm surge, and interior flooding.