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April 2020

Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series: Phil Berke, UNC-Chapel Hill

April 9, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
NC United States + Google Map
Free

    Dr. Phil Berke, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Recording   Dr. Philip Berke’s work focuses on the relationship between community resilience and urban planning with specific focus on methods, theory and metrics of local planning and outcomes. He is the lead co-author of an internationally recognized book, Urban Land Use Planning (University of Illinois Press, fifth edition, 2006), which focuses on integrating principles of sustainable communities into urban form, and co-author of a book, Natural Hazard Mitigation: Recasting…

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Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series: JB Smith, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

April 16, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
NC United States + Google Map
Free

JB Smith, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: "Coastal Hazards & Resilience: Corps of Engineers Planning Perspective" Recording J. Bailey Smith is a Coastal Technical Planning Expert with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Philadelphia District. Mr. Smith is the project manager for the post-Sandy New Jersey Back Bays Focus Area Study of the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study (NACCS), and has contributed to the NACCS and the post-Katrina coastal risk management and restoration studies in Louisiana and Mississippi.  Mr.…

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Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series: Keith Acree

April 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
NC United States + Google Map
Free

Keith Acree, Public Information Officer, North Carolina Emergency Management: "Public Information During Disasters and Emergencies" Recording **Due to university precautions regarding COVID-19, this class will be held remotely through Zoom, and a recording will be posted on the CRC website .** For 20 years, Acree he has handled public relations duties in state government, first at the NC Department of Correction and then at the NC Department of Public Safety. In his current role, he is responsible for coordinating the…

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October 2020

UPRM webinar: Resilient Design of Coastal Structures

October 1, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

The UPRM-DHS Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) team invites you to the webinar "Resilient Design of Coastal Structures." This will be held on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, from 6-7:30 p.m. AST/EDT (UTC-4) by Dr. Alí Saffar, Professor in Structures, Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez Campus. Conference Language: English C.E. Contact Hours: 1.5 UPRM-CRC  Please register at this link to receive the connection link. A certificate of participation will be issued to all attendees and you can accumulate contact…

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UPRM webinar: Compound Inundation: Puerto Rico vs. Louisiana

October 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

The UPRM-DHS Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) team invites you to the webinar "Compound Inundation: Puerto Rico vs. Louisiana." This will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, from 6-7 p.m. AST/EDT (UTC-4) by Félix L. Santiago-Collazo, MSCE, PE, Ph.D. Candidate - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University. The presentation will be given in Spanish, but slides will be in English.C.E. Contact Hours: 1.0 UPRM-CRC Please register at this link to receive the connection link. A certificate of participation will…

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UPRM webinar: Past, Present and Future Conditions for Tide, Surge and Hydrologic Flows over Low Gradient Coastal Land-margin Systems of the Northern Gulf of Mexico

October 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

The UPRM-DHS Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) team invites you to the webinar "Past, Present and Future Conditions for Tide, Surge and Hydrologic Flows over Low Gradient Coastal Land-margin Systems of the Northern Gulf of Mexico." This will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, from 6-7 p.m. AST/EDT (UTC-4) by Dr. Scott C. Hagen, Ph.D., PE, D.CE, F. ASCE, Director - Louisiana State University Center for Coastal Resiliency, Professor - Civil & Environmental Engineering, Louisiana State University . Conference Language: English C.E.…

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January 2021

2021 Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series

January 27, 2021 - April 28, 2021

The Coastal Resilience Center (CRC), in partnership with the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (DCRP), are co-sponsoring a graduate certificate program in the study of Natural Hazards Resilience. As part of this course, CRC Program Manager Anna Schwab will host a series of talks during the Spring 2021 semester on various topics related to natural hazards. This semester’s events, held weekly, will be recorded, and talks will be made available to the…

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April 2021

UPRM webinar: “Puerto Rico Tsunami Map Tool”

April 20, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Free

The UPRM - DHS Coastal Resilience Center (CRC) will hold a webinar, Puerto Rico Tsunami Map Tool, on Tuesday, April 20, 2021, from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM ET. The event features by Roy Ruiz Vélez, Research Associate / Coordinator TsunamiReady Program (PRNTHMP), Puerto Rico Seismic Network (PRSN), University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez. Conference Language: Spanish C.E. Contact Hours: 1.5 UPRM-DHS CRC Cost free. Please register at the link below to send you the connection link. https://uprmcrc.url-host.net/w/210420r.html A certificate…

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May 2021

COE Summit 2021

May 17, 2021 - May 21, 2021
Free

Hosted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Centers of Excellence (COE), the COE Summit event is a unique opportunity for attendees to connect and network with COE researchers, DHS components, federal, state and local stakeholders, as well as industry partners to present current and emerging solutions to threats and challenges faced by DHS. Registration includes FREE access to all general and panel sessions; the COE Capabilities Showcase, and Student Research Symposium. To access the agenda items, you must add…

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March 2022

Puerto Rico River Basins Symposium

March 9 @ 8:00 am - March 11 @ 5:00 pm

From the mountain to the estuary, from plan to action. Don't miss this great opportunity, an activity for the entire community. March 9 - 11, 2022. Registration per day, limited spaces. See

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