Registration Open for Workshop On Community Resilience Planning

In recent years, as the number of disasters increased, community resilience planning has become a crucial part of national, state, and local discussions.  To help all citizens better understand the importance of building for resilience and mitigation, the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has assembled national, state and local industry leaders to address how intentional design of our buildings, landscapes, communities, and regions can reduce the human and financial consequences of catastrophic events.

What: “Building for Resiliency and Mitigation”

Where: Sloan Convention Center, Bowling Green Kentucky

When: 12 noon – 3 p.m., March 20, 2019

REGISTER today using the Code KOEPWorkshop to attend this free, add-on session of the BIA Building Science Conference and EXPO.

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Workshop Agenda

Noon – 12:45 p.m. Keynote Lunch Address – Why Plan for Resiliency? – John Wm. Heltzel, Brigadier General, USS (Retired)

12:45 – 1:00 p.m., New Madrid Seismic Zone – Southern Fault – William C. Haneberg, Ph.D., P.G., State Geologist and Director

1:00 – 2:00 p.m., Building Resilience Using Insulated Concrete Form Construction – Jill L. Smith, AIA, NCARB, President, Civic Consultants, Inc.

2:00 – 2:30 p.m., Resilience Planning in Water/Sewer Services – Bryan Tillery, Manager of Water Quality/Operations

2:30 – 3:00 p.m., Power Sector Resilience – the Co-operative Perspective – Chris Perry, President and CEOKentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives