Coastal Resilience Workshop: Strengthening Coasts for a Resilient Future

July 18, 2018
Evening with Gary Griggs (view video)
Gary Griggs, Distinguished Professor of Earth Sciences,
University of California, Santa Cruz

July 19, 2018 – Full-day Workshop
Welcoming Remarks (view video)           

  • Tegan Hoffmann, Blue Earth Consultants, ERG (00:33)
  • Wendell Brase, Associate Chancellor, UCI (1:55)

Keynote Presentation    
Charles Lester, Researcher, University of California, Santa Cruz  (6:50)

Case Studies: Planning for Resilient Coasts (view video)         

  • Tinya Hoang, Climate Change Program Manager, Ocean Protection Council   (00:57)
  • Liam Garland, Director of Public Works, City of Alameda    (7:48)
  • Chris Helmer, Environmental and Natural Resources Director, City of Imperial Beach  (19:51)
  • Dr. Tiffany Wise-West, Project Manager/Climate Action Coordinator, City of Santa Cruz (33:19)

Tools for Coastal Resilience (view video)           

  • Eric Berman, HAZUS Program Manager, Federal Emergency Management Agency (1:03)
  • Walter Heady, Coastal Marine Ecologist, The Nature Conservancy     (12:10)
  • Eric Hartge, Research Development Manager, Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions   (24:34)

1:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Case Studies: Implementation in Action (view video)

  • Danielle Boudreau, Coastal Management Specialist, Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve       (2:27)
  • Carrie Grassi, Deputy Director for Planning at Mayor's Office of Recovery & Resiliency, New York City              (17:16)
  • Victoria Elema, Senior Policy Advisor for Infrastructure and the Environment, ‎Consulate General of the Netherlands in San Francisco         (31:07)

Green Infrastructure Solutions (view video)               

  • John Rozum, Senior Coastal Land Use Specialist, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration                (1:29)
  • Mary Small, Chief Deputy Executive Officer, California Coastal Conservancy  (17:34)
  • Robert Young, Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines Director and Coastal Geology Professor, Western Carolina University   (30:00)

Closing Remarks  (view video)

  • Jennifer Phillips, Climate Change Policy Adviser, Ocean Protection Council