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Fire and Flood Resilience: Professional Development Seminar
December 10, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm Free
Hosted by Austin Energy Green Building –
As our global and local climate changes, City of Austin teams collaborate on initiatives to increase resiliency. Three city officials will share new information on wildfires and floods as related to planning, buildings and infrastructure. Speakers will provide updates on the Climate Resilience Activities timeline, new Wildland Urban Interface rules and flood risk based on the National Weather Service historic rainfall study – Atlas 14.
Marc Coudert, Environmental Conservation Program Manager, Office of Sustainability
Mark Baker, Wildland Urban Interface Coordinator, Austin Fire Department
Kevin Shunk, Managing Engineer, Watershed Protection
Seminar is approved for AIA Learning Units, GBCI CE Hours and AICP CM Credits.
Certificates of completion are provided for self-reporting.
Consider all multi-modal travel options in your trip planning. The seminar site is served by several CapMetro routes and dedicated bicycle lanes along Barton Springs Road. Bicycle parking is available in the Austin Energy parking garage and free car parking is available at Palmer Events Center. Many restaurants are within walking distance – Feel free to bring your lunch.