2014 Public Policy Forum 2017-10-24T14:03:03+00:00

March 12, 2014, 9am – 5:45pm
Reserve Officers Association Building

Reception 6-8pm
Dirksen Senate Office Building, G50

Program
Summary
Photos

Port Cities Preparing for Changing Oceans – PowerPoint Presentation

  • Brian Taylor – Moderator – University of Hawaii
  • Austin Becker – University of Rhode Island
  • Don Schregardus – Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Environment
  • Alex Washburn – Stevens Institute of Technology
  • Matt Strickler – House Natural Resources Committee

Engineering Implications of Wind, Water, and Waves PowerPoint Presentation

  • Don Boesch – Moderator – University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
  • Steve Cochran – Environmental Defense Fund, Mississippi River Delta Restoration
  • Leesa Cobb – Port Orford Ocean Resource Team
  • Rod Moritz – US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland
  • Dave Jansen – House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

“Harbouring” Pollution – PowerPoint Presentation

  • Nancy Rabalais – Moderator – Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium
  • Holly Greening – Tampa Bay Estuary Program
  • David Blazer – Maryland Port Administration
  • Troy Pierce – EPA, Chief Scientist the Gulf of Mexico Program

VIDEO TABLE OF CONTENTS

Congressional Speakers:

Port Cities Preparing for Change Oceans

Engineering Implications of Wind, Water, and Waves

  • Don Boesch Moderator – University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
  • Steve Cochran – Environmental Defense Fund, Mississippi River Delta Restoration
  • Leesa Cobb – Port Orford Ocean Resource Team
  • Rod Moritz – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland, OR
    • Engineering Implications of Wind, Water, and Waves – Discussion

“Harbouring” Pollution


BOB GAGOSIAN

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

CONGRESSIONAL SPEAKERS

Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL)

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

Senator Ed Markey (D-MA)

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR-1)

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

PANEL 1: PORT CITIES PREPARING FOR CHANGING OCEANS

Brian Taylor – Moderator – University of Hawaii

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

Austin Becker – University of Rhode Island

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

Don Schregardus – Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Environment)

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

Alex Washburn – Stevens Institute of Technology

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

Port Cities Preparing for Changing Oceans – Discussion

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

PANEL 2: ENGINEERING IMPLICATIONS OF WIND, WATER, AND WAVES

Don Boesch – Moderator – University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

Steve Cochran – Environmental Defense Fund, Mississippi River Delta Restoration

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

Leesa Cobb – Port Orford Ocean Resource Team

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

Rod Moritz – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland, OR

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

Engineering Implications of Wind, Water, and Waves – Discussion

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

PANEL 3: “HARBOURING” POLLUTION

Nancy Rabalais – Moderator — Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

Holly Greening – Tampa Bay Estuary Program

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

David Blazer – Maryland Port Administration

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

Troy Pierce – Environmental Protection Agency, Chief Scientists the Gulf of Mexico Program

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

“Harbouring” Pollution – Discussion

[TABLE OF CONTENTS]

The 2014 Public Policy Forum:
The Urban Ocean


AGENDA

9:00 AM – Breakfast

9:30 AM – Welcome Remarks – Bob Gagosian, President of Ocean Leadership

10:00 AM – Senator Jack Reed (D-RI)

10:15 AM – Port Cities Preparing for Changing Oceans

12:15 PM – Lunch

1:15 PM – Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL)

1:45 PM – Senator Ed Markey (D-MA)

2:00 PM – Engineering Implications of Wind, Water, and Waves

  • Don BoeschModerator – University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
  • Steve Cochran – Environmental Defense Fund, Mississippi River Delta Restoration
  • Leesa Cobb – Port Orford Ocean Resource Team
  • Rod Moritz – US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland
  • Dave Jansen – House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

3:30 PM – Break

4:00 PM — Representative Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR)

4:30 PM – “Harbouring” Pollution

5:50 PM – Closing Remarks and Adjourn – Bob Gagosian, President of Ocean Leadership

6:00 PM – Reception – G50 Dirksen Senate Office Building