9:00 – 11:00 a.m. ASBPA Board of Directors’ Meeting. We will hold the board meeting by Zoom meeting on Tuesday, March 24 beginning at 9 a.m. ET until 11 a.m. ET. We will send connection information along with the board packet on March 19.
Read Bios for all the Speakers.
1:00 – 1:15 Welcome
Brian Caufield, Margarita Kruyff, Mike McGarry, Coastal Summit co-chairs
Derek Brockbank, ASBPA Executive Director, Kate Gooderham, Managing Director
1:45 – 2:15 The Corps’ Benefit Cost Ratio: How it works, how it drives projects and planning.
Martin Durkin, USACE, Jacksonville District
Jeff Strahan, USACE, Headquarters
2:15 – 2:30 Federal Appropriations update
Michael Brain, House Appropriations Committee
2:30 – 3:25 Local Funding – Reviewing ASBPA new report and case studies on how different communities fund their beach projects.
Moderator: Annie Mercer, ASBPA
Ken Willson, Coastal Protection Engineering (Dare County)
Marc Beyeler, BEACON
Shannon Cunniff, ASBPA
3:25 – 3:30 Break
3:30 – 3:45 National Coastal Conference preview
Cesar Espinosa, Los Angeles County and ASBPA
3:45 – 4:45 “Valuing, Funding, and Designing Natural Infrastructure”
Moderator: Margarita Kruyff, Miami Beach, Florida
Dr. Moushumi Chaudhury, The Nature Conservancy
Katie Carpenter, Resilient Enterprise Solutions
Dr. Stewart Farrell, Stockton University Coastal Research Center
4:45 – 5:15 Keynote from NOAA
RDML Tim Gallaudet, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere (Deputy NOAA Administrator)
8:30 – 9:15 Stories from the Shoreline: Best Restored Beaches 2019
9:15 – 9:45 DUNEX/USCRP update
Hilary Stockdon, USGS
9:45 – 10:15 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – Water/Beach program
Lisa Larimer, Team Lead, National Branch, Office of Water, EPA
10:15 – 11:00 Offshore energy and how it impacts coastal resilience funding
Greg Grandy, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA)
Jill Hamilton, Legislative Assistant, Office of Senator Sheldon Whitehouse
11:00 – 11:30 Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) Building Resilient infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program
Tucker Mahoney, FEMA
11:30 – 12:00 US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) – Coastal Program
Samantha Brooke, USFWS
12:00 – 12:45 Hill briefing with Congressional Committee Staff: What’s Happening on the Hill
Camille Touton, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
John Kane, Environment & Public Works Committee
Alexis Rudd, Commerce Committee
Bill Ball, Natural Resources Committee
Will be conducted via conference call on webinar.
Agency Visits (Reservation required. Leaders will contact registered attendees with information)
2:00 – 4:00 USACE Julie Rosati, Katie Brutsché, leaders
12:30 – 1:30 FEMA Doug Bellomo, leader
2:00 – 3:00 BOEM Dan Adams, leader
2:15 – 3:30 NOAA (OCM) Margarita Kruyff, Lynette Cardoch, leaders
All of Thursday’s sessions have been moved to Tuesday or Wednesday, or cancelled.
The short course has been cancelled.