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    Fall Seminar

    October 28th, 2021

    “Sustainable Solutions for Louisiana Resiliency”

     

    Registration/Continental Breakfast (8:45am – 9:15am)

    Opening Remarks (9:15am – 9:30am)

    Technical Topic 1 – Coasts (9:30am – 10:30am)

    Topic:              Natural Carbon Sequestration in Coastal Habitats

    Speaker:          Melissa M. Baustian, PhD, Coastal Ecologist, The Water Institute of the Gulf, Director of RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana

     

    Topic:              Assessing the Current and Future Natural Carbon Sequestration Capacity of Louisiana’s Coastal Habitats

    Speaker:          Bingqing Liu, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, The Water Institute of the Gulf, Deputy Director of the RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana.

     

    Technical Topic 2 – Rivers (10:30am – 11:15am)

    Topic:              Replicability of the Lower Mississippi River Physical Model

    Speakers:        Parker Brady, M.S. Student in Coastal and Ecological Engineering, Secretary of LSU’s Student Chapter of COPRI.

    Emily Fertitta, M.S. Student in Coastal and Ecological Engineering, Treasurer of LSU’s Student Chapter of COPRI.

    Julia Mudd, M.S. Student in Civil Engineering (Water Resources), President of LSU’s Student Chapter of COPRI.

    Break (11:15am – 11:30am)

    Technical Topic 3 – Professional Ethics (11:30am – 12:30pm)

    Topic:              Ethics Presentation

    Speakers:        Freese & Nichols (TBD)

     

    Lunch (12:30pm – 1:30pm) – Induction of New L.COPRI Board Members & Scholarship Awards

    Technical Topic 4 – Oceans (1:30pm – 2:30pm)

    Topic:              Offshore Wind – Turbine Design and the Renewable Process

    Speakers:        James Martin, Director, Technology Center Americas (TCA), LM Wind Power

     

    Break (2:30pm – 2:45pm)

    Technical Topic 5 – Ports (2:45pm – 3:45pm)

    Topic:              Offshore Wind and How It’s affecting the Ports, Now!

    Panelists:         Ricky Self, Executive Director of Port of Lake Charles

    Clair Marceaux, Executive Director of Cameron Parish Port

    David Rabalais, Executive Director for Terrebonne Port

    Chett Chaisson, Executive Director for Port Fourchon

    Moderator:      Mary “Molly” Bourgoyne, PE, Director of Ports at DOTD

    Closing Remarks (3:45pm – 4:00pm)

    Evening Social (4:00pm – 5:00pm)

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