Past Event

Roundtable Workshop 19: Protecting Lives and Property at Our Coastlines

Workshop
March 28, 2007

Location: Keck Center of the National Academies
500 Fifth St. NW Washington DC 20001

Objective:
To discuss the increasing vulnerability of coastal residents and visitors to coastal hazards. The workshop will serve to inform stakeholders at all levels about the science and uncertainties associated with coastal vulnerability, its societal drivers, economic impacts, and how communities and the nation are preparing for the challenges involved. Issues to be addressed include consequences resulting from coastal population and land use changes, and the development of strategies to cope with the growing risks from weather-related and other types of coastal hazards.

Final Agenda

9:00 am Welcome and Introductions
William H. Hooke, American Meteorological Society,
and Chair, Disasters Roundtable

9:10 am SESSION I: Drivers of Social Change at the Coastlines


Susan Cutter, University of South Carolina Download Presentation
Laurie Johnson, Risk Management Consultant Download Presentation
Debra Hernandez, Hernandez and Company Download Presentation

Moderator: David Simpson, University of Louisville

9:40 am DISCUSSION

10:00 am SESSION II: Coastal Hazard Impacts and Nationwide Economic Ripples

Judith Kildow, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Download Presentation
Harvey Ryland, Institute for Business and Home Safety Download Presentation
Carl Hedde, Munich Re America, Inc. Download Presentation
Gavin Smith, Mississippi Alternative Housing Program Download Presentation

Moderator: Margaret Davidson, NOAA

11:30 am DISCUSSION

1:00 pm SESSION III: Life and Commerce Where the Land Meets the Sea


D. James Baker, former NOAA Administrator Download Presentation
Paul L. Kelly, former Senior Vice President, Rowan Companies, Inc. Download Presentation
Anthony Knap, Bermuda Institute of Ocean Studies Download Presentation
Ana Puszkin-Chevlin, Florida Atlantic University Download Presentation

Moderator: Michael H. Freilich, NASA

2:10 pm DISCUSSION

2:30 pm SESSION IV: Federal, State and Local Response Plans for Coastal Hazards


Michael Buckley, FEMA/DHS Download Presentation
Zoe Johnson, Maryland Coastal Program Download Presentation
Debra Hernandez, Hernandez and Company Download Presentation

Moderator: Ronald Eguchi, ImageCat Inc.

4:00 pm DISCUSSION

4:25 pm CLOSING REMARKS
William H. Hooke