2020 GSI Seminar

August 27, 2020 | 9am-3pm
Virtual Event

The MACC has decided to move the August 27 Green Infrastructure Seminar to a virtual platform. The event will be held live on the originally planned date within the same time frame. Registration is now open! See below for more information about the program.

Draft Program Agenda

AM – Zoom webinar

9:00-9:15am     Welcome and housekeeping

9:15-9:45am     Integrating Climate Change Impacts on GSI Design for Improved Resiliency, Donald D. Carpenter, PhD, PE, LEED AP

9:50-10:20am      Stormwater Rules and Implementation, Ryan C. McEnhill, PE – Vice President of Eng., Inc.

10:25-10:55am     Developing Operation and Maintenance Plans for Private Stormwater BMPs, Kelly Goward, Environmental Program Manager, MACC

11:00-11:30am     Green Stormwater Infrastructure Suitability Mapping, Mara Gericke, Assistant Planner, MACC

11:30-1:00 Lunch break

PM – Zoom meeting (tentative)

1:00-1:30pm     Breakout rooms for networking (tentative)

1:30-2:00pm     A Guide to Self-Assessing Community Sustainability, Zach Vega, Community Planner, LIAA

2:05-2:50pm     Resiliency Planning – A Panel Discussion, facilitated by Paul Sachs, Director of Ottawa County Planning and Performance Improvement

  • Jenna Elswick, Senior Planner, City of Holland
  • Stacey Fedewa, AICP – Community Development Director, Grand Haven Charter Township
  • Jennifer Howland, Community Development Manager, City of Grand Haven

3:00pm     Wrap up and adjourn

Presentation Descriptions
Speaker Biographies

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