2019 CONFERENCE | Post-Harvey Era: Resilient Engineering, Infrastructure & Policy

At this year’s SSPEED Center conference, Post-Harvey Era: Resilient Engineering, Infrastructure & Policy, top academic, consulting and governmental experts will present topics that are included in the list below.  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA, City of Houston, Harris and Fort Bend County will provide governmental updates.

  • Urban Design & Policy for Flood Protection 

  • Structural and Non-Structural Flood Mitigation

  • Flood Warning Systems

  • Flooding Impacts on Mobility & Transportation

  • Land Use Issues & Related Flood Mitigation 

  • Communicating Flood Risk to the Public 

  • Coastal Surge Mitigation

  • Influence of Climate Change on Recent & Future Storms

  • Water Quality Concerns during Extreme Storms

 

The conference registration fee includes handout materials, drinks, snacks, lunch and a reception. The conference agenda will be posted here in late summer.

Two-Day Conference Pricing:

Early Registration            Before June 1     $200

Normal Registration        After June 1        $225

Student Registration*      05/01 – 10/08    $100

*Must have valid Student ID and email. Please email sspeed@rice.edu

For organizations sending more than three attendees, special rates apply. Please contact sspeed@rice.edu for more information.

 

Conference Location:

This year’s event will be held at the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies (Anderson-Clarke Center). Paid parking will be available at West Lot 5. Entrance #8 at the intersection of University Boulevard and Stockton Drive provides the easiest access to West Lot 5.

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