2019 PDF Program Table (PDF ~ 400 kb)
—Tuesday, Oct. 22 —
Full-day Short Courses: “Coastal Engineering” and “Communications.” Room 101
8 a.m.-noon Coastal Engineering – How to alter or maintain the shape of the shoreline.
1 p.m.-5 p.m. Communications – The basics of communicating coastal issues with the public and media.
PDH available. Part of the CCP certification program. (Separate fee, not included in conference registration).
Short courses sponsored by Crowder Gulf.
— Wednesday, Oct. 23 —
8 a.m.-noon ASBPA Board of Directors meeting
10 a.m. Registration opens (Pre-function area)
1:00-5:00 p.m. — Plenary Session ● Ballroom DE
1:00 p.m. Logistics (Kate Gooderham and Derek Brockbank) & Welcome by Conference Co-chairs (Tim Kana, Ken Willson, and Dawn York)
1:15 p.m. Welcome – Mayor Brenda Bethune, City of Myrtle Beach
1:25 p.m. Welcome – Jeffrey Payne, Director, Office of Coastal Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
1:35 p.m. Keynote: “Innovation in Coastal Engineering” – Jane Smith, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory
2:05 p.m. Keynote: “Five Consecutive Flooding Disasters: Lessons Learned and What Does the Future Hold?”” – Maria Cox, South Carolina State Coordinator for the Flood Mitigation Program
2:35-3:05 p.m. — Networking Break sponsored by Manson Construction
3:05 p.m. Plenary Panel: “Coastal Issues Facing North and South Carolina”
- Braxton Davis, Director, NC Division of Coastal Management, Department of Environmental Quality
- Nicole Elko, Science Director, ASBPA, and Executive Director, SC Beach Advocates
- Elizabeth von Kolnitz, Chief, Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, S.C. Dept. of Health & Environmental Control
- Rob Young, Director, Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines, Western Carolina University
4:00 p.m. ASBPA Awards
4:15 p.m. ASBPA Annual Membership meeting – Elections and resources for members
5:00 p.m. 2020 Coastal Summit Planning meeting
Opening reception sponsored by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock and Poster Session sponsored by USGS.
7 p.m. Informal Student/Young Professional Mixer, McNair Hospitality Suite, 3rd Floor of the hotel.
— Thursday, Oct. 24 —
7:30-8:00 a.m. ● Continental breakfast ● Exhibit Area
A – Flooding sponsored by Coastal Carolina University – Room 101
B – Wetlands, Wildlife, & Ecology – Room 102-03
C – Storms & Resilience – Room 104-05
D – RSM, Economics, & Policy – Room 106
E – Beaches & Structures – Room 107
F – Modeling & Tools – Room 108