Sustainable Solutions for Louisiana Resiliency

When:  Oct 28, 2021 from 09:00 AM to 04:00 PM (CST)
Associated with  Louisiana COPRI Chapter

Join Louisiana COPRI for a full-day in-person seminar featuring panels and presentations on coasts, oceans, ports, rivers, and ethics.

Theme: “Sustainable Solutions for Louisiana Resiliency”

Thursday, October 28, 2021

9 am – 4 pm, Happy Hour Reception 4-5 pm

Lod Cook Hotel, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Topics include:

  • The future of wind energy in Louisiana and how our ports are preparing
  • Replicability of the Lower Mississippi River Physical Model
  • Natural carbon sequestration in coastal habitats
  • Ethics
  • and more...

Confirmed speakers and panelists include

  • 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
  • James Martin, Director, Technology Center Americas (TCA), LM Wind Power
  • Dr. Melissa Baustian, Director for the RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana
  • Dr. Bingqing Liu, Deputy Director for the RESTORE Act Center of Excellence for Louisiana
  • 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.
  • Nina J. Reins, Ph.D., P.E., PMP, New Orleans Location Manager, Water & Coastal Resources Practice
  • Robert W. Chambers, P.G., Principal, Environmental Science & Coastal Group Manager


Interested in sponsoring? Contact [email protected]. Only GENERAL sponsorships are available at this time. Happy Hour Sponsorships are full! 

Location

The Cook Hotel
3848 West Lakeshore Drive
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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Contact

John Darnall

[email protected]