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AGENDA & PRESENTATIONS

Thursday Afternoon, June 15

 1:00 – 1:20 | Welcome to Charleston & CRN Overview
 Speaker: Dan Burger, SC DHEC Director, Coastal Services Division & CRN Chair

1:20 – 1:30 | Key Issues Facing the Charleston, SC Region
Speaker: Vonie Gilreath, BCD COG 

1:30 – 2:10 | Introduction to Hampton Roads: Barriers & Opportunities to Regional Resilience Work
Speakers
: Michelle Covi & Ben McFarlane

  • Presentation coming soon

2:10 – 3:00 | Hampton Roads Session 1: Planning, Planning, Planning
Speakers:
George Homewood & Brian Swets

3:00 – 3:15 | Networking Break

  • Brainstorming and sharing: best ideas heard, priorities for the Lowcountry, and ideas for collaboration

3:15 – 4:05 | Hampton Roads Session 2: Strategies to Live With  Water
Speakers: Shanda Davenport & David Imburgia

4:05 – 4:55 | Hampton Roads Session 3: FEMA, NFIP, & the Role of Non-Profits
Speakers: Robb Braidwood & Skip Stiles

4:55 – 5:15 | Key Takeaways from the Day
Speaker: Dan Burger, SC DHEC Director, Coastal Services Division & CRN Chair


Friday Morning, June 16

8:30 – 8:50 | Welcome, Recap, & Day 2 Goals                                                           
Speaker: Dan Burger, SC DHEC Director, Coastal Services Division & CRN Chair

8:50 – 9:00 | Prep for Deeper Dives

  • Participants select to attend smaller, more targeted discussions. 

9:00 – 10:40 | Deeper Dives

10:40 – 11:00 | Networking Break

11:00 – 12:00 | Regional Resilience Planning and Next Steps
Speakers: Carolee Williams and Michelle Covi


THANKS TO

OUR PRESENTERS

Robb Braidwood, Deputy Coordinator, Office of Emergency Management, City of Chesapeake, VA
Michelle Covi, Assistant Professor of Practice, VA Sea Grant Climate Adaptation and Resilience Program, Old Dominion University
Vonie Gilreath, BCD COG
George Homewood, Planning Director, City of Norfolk, VA
Shanda Davenport, Stormwater Engineer, City of Virginia Beach, VA
Ben McFarlane, Senior Regional Planner, Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
David Imburgia, Environmental & Sustainability Manager/Project Coordinator, City of Hampton, VA
Skip Stiles, Executive Director, Wetlands Watch
Brian Swets, Planning Administrator, City of Portsmouth, VA

 

OUR FACILITATORS AND NOTE TAKERS

Tricia Ryan, NOAA Office for Coastal Management
Mary Culver, NOAA Office for Coastal Management
Lindy Betzhold, NOAA Office for Coastal Management
Lauren Long, NOAA Office for Coastal Management
Dan Burger, Director, Coastal Services Division, SCDHEC
Laura Cabiness, Director, Department of  Public Service, City of Charleston
Liz Fly, Marine Conservation Director, Nature Conservancy
Carolee Williams,  Sustainability Project Manager, City of Charleston, SC

 

OUR CEUs COORDINATOR

Jessica Tipton, Coastal Training Program Coordinator, DNR (these sessions have been approved for AICP-CM, CFM-CEC, and PDH continuing education credits).

 

THE HRCX PLANNING COMMITTEE

Dan Burger, Director, Coastal Services Division, SCDHEC
Liz Fly, Marine Conservation Director, Nature Conservancy
Sylricka Foster, Resilience Program Coordinator, SC Sea Grant Consortium, Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments
Russell Jackson, Senior Coastal Hazards Specialist, NOAA Office for Coastal Management
Carolee WIlliams, Lowcountry Field Director, Conservation Voters of South Carolina

The CRN would also like to extend a special thank you to the Carolinas Integrated Sciences & Assessments for providing additional support!


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