STRATEGIES FOR STORMS, FLOODING & SEA LEVEL DEFENSE
Tuesday December 3, 2019 | 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Scott’s Seafood (Jack London Square), 2 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607

7.30-8.45 Registration

8.45 Call To Order:
Propeller Club of Northern California, Stas Margaronis

9.00 Welcome:
• Elaine Forbes, Executive Director, Port of San Francisco
• Danny Wan, Acting Executive Director, Port of Oakland (Invited)
• Mario Cordero, Executive Director, Port of Long Beach
• Michael DiBernardo, Deputy Executive Director, Port of Los Angeles

9.20 California Insurance Commissioner, Ricardo Lara

9.40 Storms, Flooding & Sea Level: Science and Impacts:
• U.S. Geological Survey, Patrick Barnard
• National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Rob Cifelli
• San Francisco Estuary Institute, Warner Chabot
• California Coastal Conservancy, Amy Hutzel
• Curtin Maritime, Steven Chew
• U.C. Berkeley, Daniella Hirschfeld

10.40 Break

11.00 California Ports Climate Adaptation Strategies:
• Port of San Francisco, Brad Benson
• Port of Long Beach, Justin Luedy
• Port of Redwood City, Kristine Zortman
• Port of Hueneme, Giles Pettifor
• Port of Los Angeles, Adrienne Newbold
• Port of Oakland, Jan Novak
• Port of San Diego, Phil Gibbons

12:15 Lunch @ Scott’s Seafood
with Keynote Speaker: Kate Gordon, Director, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research

1:45 Emergency and Long-Range Planning
Moderator: Juliette Hart, U.S. Geological Survey. Panelists:
• Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, Nuin-Tara Key
• U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Stu Townsley
• California State Lands, Jennifer Lucchesi
• California Coastal Commission, Carey Batha
• Bay Conservation and Development Commission, Jessica Fain
• California Department of Transportation, Tracey Frost

3:00 Break

3:15 Experiences From The Netherlands:
• Arcadis, Edgar Westerhof
• Deltares USA, Kees Nederhoff
• Port of Rotterdam, Joost de Nooijer
• Port of Rotterdam, Andre van Hassent
• VU University of Amsterdam, Lars de Ruig

4:30 Summary, Conclusion & Thank You: Stas Margaronis

6:00 Reception at Scott’s Seafood

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