Fire and Flood Resilience

An Austin Energy Green Building Event

Event Details

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As our global and local climate changes, City of Austin teams collaborate on initiatives to increase resiliency. Three city officials will share new information on wildfires and floods as related to planning, buildings and infrastructure.

Speakers will provide updates on the Climate Resilience Activities timeline, new Wildland Urban Interface rules and flood risk based on the National Weather Service historic rainfall study — Atlas 14.

Date: December 10, 2019

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Location: 

Austin Energy Town Lake Center
721 Barton Springs Road
Austin, TX 78704

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Registration: Register online

Speakers:

  • Marc Coudert, Environmental Conservation Program Manager, Office of Sustainability
  • Mark Baker, Wildland Urban Interface Coordinator, Austin Fire Department
  • Kevin Shunk, Managing Engineer, Watershed Protection

Travel and Parking

  • Consider all multi-modal travel options in your trip planning
  • The seminar site is served by several CapMetro routes
  • There are dedicated bicycle lanes along Barton Springs Road. Bicycle parking is available in the Austin Energy parking garage
  • Free car parking is available at the Palmer Events Center

Attendance Details

  • Seminar is open to building professionals and other invited guests
  • RSVP is recommended
  • Space availability is on a first-come, first served basis
  • Many restaurants are within walking distance. Feel free to bring your lunch

Continuing Education Credits

  • This seminar is approved for AIA Learning Units, AICP CM credits, and GBCI CE hours
  • Austin Energy Green Building will provide certificates of completion for self-reporting

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