SSPEED Center: Post-Harvey Era: Resilient Engineering, Infrastructure & Policy

When:
October 8, 2019 – October 9, 2019 all-day America/Chicago Timezone
2019-10-08T00:00:00-05:00
2019-10-10T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies at Rice University
6100 Main St
Houston, TX 77005
USA
Cost:
$100-$225
Contact:
SSPEED Center (Rice University)

Severe Storm Prediction, Education, & Evacuation from Disasters Center

SSPEED’s annual conference will be held on October 8 & 9, 2019 at the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies. At this year’s event, Post-Harvey Era: Resilient Engineering, Infrastructure & Policy, top academic, consulting and governmental experts will present. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA, City of Houston, Harris County will provide governmental updates.

Topics
– Urban Design & Policy for Flood Protection
– Structural and Non-Structural Flood Mitigation
– Flood Warning Systems
– Flooding Impacts on Mobility & Transportation
– Coastal Surge Mitigation
– Influence of Climate Change on Recent & Future Storms
– Water Quality Concerns during Extreme Storms

The conference registration fee includes handout materials, breaks, lunches, poster session, and reception. The conference agenda will be available this summer.