Charlie Perham, President-elect SAME National; Vice-President, Matrix Design Group, “SAME National Perspective”

Joost de Nooijer, Project Engineer at Port of Rotterdam, Resiliency Interactive Website for Port of Rotterdam Terminals”

Brad Benson, Waterfront Resilience Program Director, Port of San Francisco, “San Francisco Seawall Update”

Adrienne Newbold, Port Engineer, Port of Los Angeles, “Resilience Upgrade Report”

Justin R. Ehrenwerth, President & CEO, The Water Institute of the Gulf “SmartPort: A Crowd-Sourcing Method to Predict the Movement of Sediment and Available Draft on the Mississippi River” 

Dr. Todd S. Bridges, U.S. Army Senior Research Scientist, Environmental Science U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, “Developing a National Strategy for Nature-Based Solutions”

Colonel Estee Pinchasin, USACE, Baltimore District Commander, “Maryland Sustainable  Solutions: Restoring Mid-Chesapeake Bay Islands”

Matthijs Bouw, Founding Principal, One Architecture & Urbanism & Weitzman School of Design/University of Pennsylvania, “Building with Nature in the United States.”

Tim Barrett, Environmental Conservation Manager, Port of San Diego, “Nature-Based Solutions Protecting North and South San Diego Bay.”

Mark Wingate, P.E. Deputy District Engineer for Programs and Project Management, New Orleans District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, “A Systems Approach to Storm Damage Risk Reduction in South Louisiana”

Rudy Simoneaux, Engineering Chief at Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority “CPRA Master Plan to Address Flooding and Land Loss Coastwide” 

Justin Goo, Acting Deputy Chief, Engineering and Construction Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District , “Navigation and Sea Level Change Considerations for Navigation and Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Projects in the State of Hawaii”

Sarah Chang, Project Analyst at State of Hawaii, Office of Planning, “An overview of statewide initiatives to address impacts of sea level rise and coastal hazards on state infrastructure” 

Gary Bardini, P.E. Director of Planning, Sacramento Area Flood Control Agency,  “Successfully Working with the USACE: Challenges and Opportunities.”

Nicholas Pinter, PhD, Associate Director, Center for Watershed Sciences, UC Davis. “World Water: a new international network for water- related education, research, and engagement “