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PIANC-PTGCC Working Group on Climate Change Adaptation for Maritime and Inland Port and Navigation Infrastructure

PIANC-PTGCC Working Group on Climate Change Adaptation for Maritime and Inland Port and Navigation Infrastructure

The PIANC-PTGCC Working Group on Climate Change Adaptation for Maritime and Inland Port and Navigation Infrastructure workshop was held at the Port of New York and New Jersey in Brooklyn on February 23 and 24, 2017 as part of PIANC Working Group 178. The objective of the workshop was to gain information for WG 178 on the current state of climate change adaptation in the ports sector, raise awareness regarding climate change impacts, adaptation planning, and the forthcoming guidance document, and to provide a platform for organizations to exchange ideas.

Workshop Program

Jennifer Ogrodnick, Baird & Associates, Workshop Introduction & Background

Mary Lee Clanton, Port of New York and New Jersey, Keynote (presentation not available)

Austin Becker, The University of Rhode Island, Indicating Climate Change Vulnerability to Inform Resilience – Pilot Study for North Atlantic Medium and High-Use Seaports

Peter Adams, NYC Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency, Planning for the Future of NYC’s Harbor

Vladimir Stenek, International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group, Climate Risk Management & Resilience in Ports (presentation not available)

Ed Liegel, Baird & Associates, Climate Change Adaptation Case Study (presentation not available)

John Headland, Baird & Associates, Port Resiliency Quantification

Josh DeFlorio, Port of New York and New Jersey, Resilient by Design: Post-Sandy Design Guidelines and Practice at PANYNJ

Cate Fox-Lent, USACE Environmental Laboratory, Resilience and Sustainability of the Navigation System

Dr. Craig E Philip, Vanderbilt University, Resilience of the Inland Waterways in the 21st Century, It’s all About Governance

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