Randy Brandt, P.G. (California) and Andrew Staszak (Texas) will present on "Responses to Extreme Flood Events" at the International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA)'s 38th Annual International Operating Conference and Trade Show being held at the Marriott Marquis and George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas on June 11-13, 2018.
Randy has more than 30 years of experience with environmental and hazardous waste issues, with specific expertise on climate change impacts to complex industrial facilities located in coastal regions susceptible to rising sea level. Andrew has been immersed in a multitude of projects throughout the risk and safety industry and has worked to develop new methods and guidance to meet the industry's changing needs.
In addition to Randy and Andrew, Geosyntec attendees will include: Eric Kovich (Florida), Jane Besch (California), Chuck Whisman (Pennsylvania), and Anica Haynes (Louisiana). You can meet Geosyntec staff at booth #111.
Title: At the Intersection of Sea Level Rise and Industrial Facility Operations
Presenters: Randy Brandt and Andrew Staszak
Date: June 12, 2018
Time: 10:45 – noon
Location: Texas Ballroom A
This presentation describes a systematic approach to identifying, evaluating, and mitigating the vulnerability of critical plant infrastructure to potential impacts of sea level rise (SLR) and extreme flood conditions at coastal industrial facilities. The conference presentation will provide a summary of recommended steps to be taken to address SLR and associated extreme flooding at industrial facilities as well as an adaptive management planning to mitigate risk exposure. The presentation will conclude with applications approaches to critical facility infrastructure at liquid terminal facilities in flood prone environments.
Founded in 1974 and headquartered in the Washington DC area, the ILTA is an advocate and key resource for the liquid terminal industry. ILTA's International Operating Conference & Trade Show offers terminal operators and vendors the opportunity to network with their peers, share best practices, find solutions and learn about the latest in equipment and technology. The 2018 conference speakers will examine strategies for improving operational efficiency, promoting worker safety, managing terminals and achieving regulatory compliance.
Learn more about the conference: https://www.ilta.org/AOCTS.
Learn more about the schedule: Conference Program at a Glance.
Learn more about Eric at: https://www.geosyntec.com/people/eric-kovich
Learn more about Randy at: https://www.geosyntec.com/people/randy-brandt
Learn more about Andrew at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrew-staszak-28116614/