Assessing Resilience: Case Studies and a Path Forward for the Marine and Inland Waterborne Transportation System
August 26th, 9:00—10:30 EST (1:00—2:30 UTC)
Presented by PIANC’s Permanent Task Group on Climate Change
As new challenges unfold it is becoming even more important that those who manage, own, and operate our global marine and inland waterborne transportation system incorporates resilience into their practices.
Please join PIANC on August 26th as we convene a special panel to highlight some recent progress in better understanding how to accomplish this goal.
The special panel will have:
- Dr. Austin Becker, moderator. Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Marine Affairs. University of Rhode Island. Will provide an overview of the benefits of resilience assessments at ports.
- Ms. Katherine Chambers, panelist. US Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Re-search and Development Center. Will provide an overview of a joint-agency effort with the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to develop a Marine Transportation System Resilience Assessment Guide.
- Dr. Craig Phillip, panelist. University of Vanderbilt. Will provide an overview of the PIANC TG 193 Report entitled “Resilience of the Maritime and Inland Waterborne Transport System”
- Mr. Paul Holthus, panelist. CEO of World Ocean Council. Will provide an overview of World Ocean Council’s efforts to integrate the principles of ad-aptation and resilience into the council’s work.
To register for this event, please visit the PIANC page for directions.