March 21, 2017

Andrea Braga and Dan Bourdeau to Present at 2017 Northeast IECA Conference

Andrea Braga (Massachusetts) and Dan Bourdeau (New Hampshire) will be co-presenting at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Northeast Chapter of the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) at the Sturbridge Host Hotel in Sturbridge, Massachusetts at 9 a.m. on March 29, 2017.

Andrea and Dan's presentation is entitled "Active Floodproofing for Coastal Resiliency of Small Businesses in New York City." It will provide an overview of a project aimed at helping to increase the resiliency of small businesses in New York to flooding and mitigate impacts from future storm surges. Their presentation will discuss storm surge resiliency audits at businesses throughout the city, design and installation of site-specific floodproofing technologies, and an internet-connected resiliency dashboard capable of providing real-time visualization of flood risks and recommended site-specific flood risk mitigation actions.

The presentation will also provide an overview of other tools available for intelligent control of infrastructure, including where innovative real-time controls have been used to retrofit existing infrastructure to minimize flooding risk.

The theme of this year's conference, is "Making Connections, Planting the Seeds," and EnviroCert is also offering review courses and exams at the same location during the same week. The review courses for the CPESC, CPSWQ, CESSWI and CPMSM will be offered on March 30, 2017 with exams being offered on March 31, 2017.

More Information

For more information regarding the event, visit: 2017 Annual Conference
For more information on floodproofing, contact Andrea at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or Dan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
To learn more about Andrea see her profile at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bragaandrea/
To learn more about Dan see his profile at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-bourdeau-673a3b5/

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