Webinar on State Resiliency Initiatives, September 22

The Planning Information Exchange (PIE) will present a free webinar entitled “State Resiliency Initiatives: From Issue to Action!” on Thursday, September 22, 2016.

The Planning Information Exchange (PIE) will present a free webinar on Thursday, September 22, 2016, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. CT (Starting at 2 p.m. ET, 12 p.m. MT, 11 a.m. PT), entitled “State Resiliency Initiatives: From Issue to Action!” PLEASE NOTE: Event is free but preregistration is required.

The eighth part in the PIE series involves discussions with Bill Nechamen, Chief, Floodplain Management for New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation; and Iain Hyde, Deputy Director of Colorado Governor’s Resiliency & Recovery Office. Chad Berginnis, Executive Director of the Association of State Floodplain Managers, will moderate as they discuss how two different statewide approaches are being implemented to better enable their communities and citizens to be more resilient. The conversation will focus on the drivers for these state level initiatives, ties to planning efforts, implementation opportunities and challenges, and community level actions that have resulted.

Registration: www.planning.org/nationalcenters/hazards/planninginformationexchange/

When directed to the landing page, please click on the register button under the titled section ‘Upcoming Webinars’. You will then be taken to the registration page. Please fill in the required information and click the submit button.

The PIE is a free eight-part quarterly webinar series presented by the American Planning Association (APA) and the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM). The series is funded through a cooperative agreement with FEMA through the RiskMAP Cooperating Technical Partners (CTP) program. The PIE focuses on tools, best practices, and strategies on the role of hazard mitigation planning and its connections with recovery planning and preparedness. The PIE webinars provide one continuing maintenance (CM) credit for the American Institute of Certified Planners and one continuing education credit (CEC) for Certified Floodplain Managers.