A/E/C Industry Outlook: Adaptation Strategies for the Issue of Sea Rise Levels

Is climate change a hoax? Coastlines have been battered with storms and floods and South Florida’s recent experience with extreme weather conditions has made the area especially susceptible to impacts of climate change such as rising sea levels. Join SMPS South Florida for an interactive discussion with climate, environment, resilience and planning professionals on this challenging topic and brainstorm forward-thinking solutions for our cities and the A/E/C industry.

Moderator:
Alec Bogdanoff, Ph.D. is a policy-trained oceanographer and meteorologist. Alec is the President and Co-founder of Brizaga, a consulting company that assists businesses and communities in becoming more resilient to the effects of sea level rise and long-term changes in weather patterns.

Confirmed Panelists:
Dr. Jennifer Jurado, Chief Climate Resilience Officer – Broward County Environmental Planning and Community Resilience Division
Dr. Colin Polsky, Director of Center for Environmental Studies and Professor of Geosciences – Florida Atlantic University
Rebecca Harvey, Sustainability Coordinator – City of Boynton Beach
Tiffany G. Troxler, Ph.D., Director, Sea Level Solutions Center – Florida International University
(Check back for updates on additional panelists)

 

Register Now!

Date:
Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Time:

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Cost:
SMPS Members $50; Non-Members $70

Save $5 with early bird registration (ends December 31, 2017)

Parking $2.00 (not included)

Registration ends for this event 5 pm January 23, 2018. No walk-ins available for this event.

Location:
Tower Club
100 SE Third Avenue | 28th FloorFort Lauderdale, FL 33394

Event Sponsor:

Annual Sponsor:

Additional event sponsorships available. Contact Kathia Green kgreen@rjha.net or (305) 446-7799, Ext. 22.


We’re asking our guests to bring in the following gift cards in any amount that will help purchase materials, fencing, tools,supplies for volunteers, feed, vet care, etc for our charity F.R.I.E.N.D.S.:
• Home Depot / Lowes
• Publix / Wal-Mart
• Visa / MasterCard / Amex
• Company or personal checks

For more information on F.R.I.E.N.D.S contact Susan Hernandez at (305) 342-7960 or shernandez@imsinfo.com


Cancellation Policy: If you can no longer attend an event, we encourage you to find a substitution; substitutions are welcome at any time. Full refunds will be granted if cancellation is made within 48 hours of the start time. No refunds will be made for no-shows. Email Communications Director for substitution or refund requests. If you wish to cancel your registration on-line, login using the receipt that was emailed to you after you registered. You will be prompted with instructions on how to cancel. If you paid by credit card, you card will be credited. If you paid by check a refund will be mailed to you within 10 business days.

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