Community Resiliency Planning Workshop to be held March 20 in Bowling Green

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 4, 2019) – Join public agency experts and infrastructure professionals March 20, 2019, 12 noon to 3 p.m. central time for the “Building for Resiliency and Mitigation” workshop at the Sloan Convention Center, Bowling Green, Kentucky.

This free event is hosted by the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet’s (EEC) Office of Energy Policy and by the Building Industry Association of Central Kentucky’s charitable organization, BIA Cares, and is funded by a state energy program grant.

The workshop, as seen through the agenda, is offered as an add-on to the Building Science Conference and EXPO. It explores how the intentional design of our buildings, landscapes, communities and regions can reduce the human and financial consequences of catastrophic events.

There is no charge to attend but registration is required for lunch. The deadline to make a lunch reservation is March 13.

The Office of Energy Policy invites you to register for the free workshop, using the Code KOEPWorkshop.

“Our security begins with community resilience,” said keynote speaker, John Heltzel, Brigadier General, USA (Retired) and Director of Resiliency Planning for Electric Infrastructure Security, Washington, DC. “Communities are built through cooperation between the public and private sector utilizing the best available resources to prepare for, withstand, and recover from the eventual adverse situations that we know will occur…,” he said.

For more information, please contact the Office of Energy Policy, Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, Eileen.Hardy@ky.gov or call (502) 782-6965.

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