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

SSPEED's annual conference was held on October 8 & 9, 2019 at the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies. At this year’s event, Post-Harvey Era: Resilient Engineering, Infrastructure & Policy, top academic, consulting and governmental experts will present. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA, City of Houston, Harris County provided governmental updates.

- Urban Design & Policy for Flood Protection 
- Structural and Non-Structural Flood Mitigation
- Flood Warning Systems
- Flooding Impacts on Mobility & Transportation
- Coastal Surge Mitigation
- Influence of Climate Change on Recent & Future Storms
- Water Quality Concerns during Extreme Storms

The conference registration fee includes handout materials, breaks, lunches*, poster session, and reception*. The conference agenda will be available this summer. 

Two-Day Conference Pricing

Early Registration            Before June 15     $200

Normal Registration        After June 15        $225

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

*Must have valid Student ID and email. Please email

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

CEU Credit

15 hours of CEU credit available.

Conference Location/Parking

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. The rate is $1 each 10 min., $8.50 daily maximum for each exit. This is a credit card-only lot.


Registration will be held in the Lobby from 7:45 to 8:15am on Tuesday, October 8. The first talk begins at 8:15am in the Auditorium. Please click the "Conference Program" button for more details. We look forward to seeing you!


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