Event

Nature-based Solutions for Coastal Flooding Workshop Series: Monitoring Efficacy of Nature-based Solutions (NBS) Workshop

Online

25 and 26 May, 2022
11:30-13:30 EDT

Semi-Private

This workshop series is organized as part of the trilateral project “Nature-based Solutions to Address Flooding in Coastal Cities” and will convene practitioners and decisionmakers from across North America to scope needs and opportunities for supporting broader implementation of NBS to address flooding in coastal cities.

  This meeting is by invitation only. 

Flooding in Coastal Cities

Agenda

Day 1 – May 25

11:30 EDT

Welcome and introduction

11:35

Panel: Perspectives from Canada, Mexico, and the United States

Violeta Zetzangari Fernández Diaz
What is the purpose of monitoring NBS?
Universidad Autónoma de Baja California
Mexico

Danika van Proosdij
What information do we need/want from monitoring?
Saint Mary’s University
Canada

Bhaskar Subramanian
Appropriate time scales and frequency of monitoring
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
United States

12:05

Panel Q&A

12:20

Health Break

12:25

Group Activity

13:20

Summary of Session and Next Steps

Day 2 – May 26

11:30

Welcome and introduction

11:35

Panel: Perspectives from Canada, Mexico, and the United States

Chris Houser
Roles and responsibilities for monitoring the efficacy of NBS, including access to, and dissemination of, monitoring data
University of Windsor
Canada

Richard Cudney Bueno
How to integrate monitoring into the project life-cycle and funding
Independent consultant
Mexico

Vincent Leys
How can NBS solutions be compared to traditional infrastructure performance?
CBCL Consulting Engineers
Canada

12:05

Panel Q&A

12:20

Health Break

12:25

Group Activity

13:20

Summary of Session and Next Steps

Contact:

Lauren Roy
Project Lead
(514) 350-4329