Events: Sustainable Portland By 2030: Rising Tides? - 5/12/11

Sustainable Portland By 2030: Rising Tides?

Date:
May 12, 2011
Time:
4:30pm
Cost:
$5.00 members
$10.00 non-members


PSA Presents

Sustainable Portland By 2030: Rising Tides

A SYMPOSIUM ON SEA LEVEL RISE

This event underwritten by Wright-Ryan Construction

Coastal cities around the world are planning for sea level rise; it’s time for Portland to look at this issue!  Internationally known experts will address the challenges and opportunities presented by sea level rise at this symposium organized by the Portland Society of Architects.

Thursday, May 12, 2011   4:30-7:30PM

Rising Tides Panel and Reception
hosted by the City of Portland at The Ocean Gateway Terminal
14 Ocean Gateway Pier, Portland view map

Sam Merrill Director, New England Environmental Finance Center, Muskie School of Public Policy. Potential physical and economic impact of sea level rise in Maine.

Christophe Tulou Past Director of the Resilient Coasts Initiative. How governments and industries are responding to sea level rise.

Kristina Hill Chair of Landscape Architecture, University of Virginia. Mitigation strategies around the world.

Friday, May 13, 2011   8:30-11AM

Continental Breakfast & ‘What’s Next?’
hosted by DiMillo’s Floating Restaurant
25 Long Wharf, Portland view map

What’s Next? What are the implications and action steps for Portland in four areas: Infrastructure and Design; Public Policy; Finance and Insurance; Cultural and Social Considerations.

Download the event poster: PSA Rising Tides Event Poster [pdf]

AIA members will receive 3 SD/HSW credits for the May 12 Rising Tides presentation and 2.5 SD/HSW for the Friday morning discussion groups.
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Admission:
$10 for both Rising Tides panel
and What’s Next discussions
($5 for PSA Members and Students)

Your advance online registration and payment is encouraged. Payment at the door will be accepted.