APA LA Capital Section Lunch and Learn - Coastal Flood Risk

APA Louisiana Chapter

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. CDT

Baton Rouge, LA, United States

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Overview

Please join us on October 17 for a joint APA + ASLA + AIA lunch-n-learn to learn more about Louisiana’s future coastal flood risk, the comprehensive master plan to mitigate these risks, and resources available for planning and design professionals to incorporate future coastal flood risk knowledge into their practice. 

In June, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority updated the state’s 50-year, $50-billion Louisiana’s 2017 Comprehensive Master Plan for a Sustainable Coast, unanimously approved by the legislature. This lunch-and-learn will provide information on coastal changes predicted in the master plan through an introduction and demonstration of CPRA’s Master Plan Data Viewer.

In addition, participants will get a sneak peek at the LSU Center for River Studies, an exciting new research facility that includes a 10,000 square-foot physical model of the lower Mississippi River. The facility also houses a state-of-the-art coastal exhibit area, which aims to educate and inspire the next generation of coastal scientists, engineers, planners, and designers.

 

The joint session across the interrelated disciplines of the APA, ASLA, and AIA will also provide an opportunity for participants to meet new colleagues. 

Speakers

Andrea Galinski

Confirmed Speaker

Andrea Galinski, CFM, has worked to develop the state’s 2012 and 2017 Coastal Master Plan, with expertise in CPRA’s Flood Risk and Resilience Program. Her work focuses on resilience planning, public outreach, and visualization. Andrea received her MLA from the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture in ... Read More

Contact Info

Lael Holton, lael.holton@gmail.com