2019 NAEP Conference

The Environmental Landscape in the Age of Infrastructure Modernization

Sunday, May 19 – Thursday, May 23

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Times and topics are subject to change.*

Sunday, May 19
Monday, May 20
Tuesday, May 21
Wednesday, May 22
Thursday, May 23

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Monday, May 20

Time Activity/Session
7:00 AM – 6:30 PM Conference Registration
Mezzanine Foyer
7:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Exhibits Open* and Poster Session
Calvert Ballroom

*Exhibit booths will be located in the Calvert Ballroom, and exhibit tables will be in the mezzanine foyer by registration.

7:00 – 8:00 AM Networking Breakfast
Calvert Ballroom
8:00 – 9:15 AM

Opening and Keynote Address - Ben Grumbles, Maryland's Secretary of the Environment
Calvert Ballroom

Sponsored by: HDR Engineering and AKRF

9:15 – 9:30 AM Networking Break
Session Locations: Versailles Room Baltimore Theater Maryland Room International
9:30 – 11:00 AM

NEPA: NEPA in an Urban Environment

Erica Boulanger (Moderator)
Fred Wagner

Climate Resiliency: California Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP) White Paper: Best Practices in Climate Action Planning

Bill Halligan (Moderator)
Michael Hendrix
Brian Schuster
Rich Walter

Ecological Restoration: Evaluation

Betsi Nemeth
Ron Deverman
Tim Kendzia

Water Management
Focused Applications in Water Management

Susan Murphy
Daniel Sheer
Joseph Williams

Sponsored by: Spangler Environmental

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11:15 AM – 12:45 PM

NEPA: Case Law Review

Fred Wagner (Moderator)
Pam Hudson
Michael Smith

Sponsored by: Jacobs Engineering

Climate Resiliency: Planning for Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: Effects upon Infrastructure

Aaron M. Keel (Moderator)
Lisa Craig
Danyle R. Hepler

Ecological Restoration:

Dawn Edwards
Benjamin Furr
Jennifer Curran
Daniel Bingham
Tim Kendzia
Michael Breed

Water Management: Water for the Future: CONSERVE and Water Reuse in Agriculture

Rachel Goldstein
Masoud Negahban-Azar
Shirley Micallef

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12:45 – 2:00 PM

Luncheon Keynote Address - Joseph Kane, Brookings Institution's Metropolitan Policy Program
Environmental Excellence Awards
Calvert Ballroom

Sponsored by: Dewberry

2:15 – 3:45 PM

NEPA Streamlining: Practitioner Perspectives on Opportunities and Risks

Greg Summers (Moderator)
Kim Marcotte
Scott Blackburn
Tom Lingan
David Miller
Megan Blum

Climate Resiliency: Integrated Regional Resilience and Climate Adaptation in New Jersey: Two Rivers, One Future

Niek Veraart
Kelly Pflicke
Matthew Campo
Eric Fang

Living Shorelines: The Value of Living Shoreline Systems through the Lens of Energy Systems

Kelly Chinners Reiss
Kris Thoemke
Fatima Ghani

Stormwater Management: Improving Water Quality Using Restoration and Preservation Techniques

Andrew T. Der
Sean Flynn
Santosh Devkota
Tom Graupensperger

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2:30 – 3:30 PM Baltimore Harbor Walking Eco-Tour (limited to 30 participants)
3:45 – 4:00 PM Networking Break
Calvert Ballroom
4:00 – 5:30 PM

NEPA: Categorical Exclusions: Theory and Practice

David Mattern (Moderator)
Pam Hudson
Lisa Mahoney

Role of Government in Environmental Improvement:
Planning for Climate Change and Sea Level Rise Effects Upon Infrastructure

Jonathan Carey
Matt Accardi

Cultural Resources:
Transportation Planning: Cultural Resources Management and Climate Change Adaption and Resilience

January Tavel
Tait Elder

Public Utilities: A San Francisco Study: Using CEQA to Support EPA Financing for Water Projects

Karen Frye
Jill Hamilton
Alaina McCurdy

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6:00 – 9:00 PM President's Reception/Dinner
Calvert Ballroom

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*You may notice that the 2019 Conference program is incomplete. More information will be available in the coming months.