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2013 Regional Sediment Management (RSM) and Engineering With Nature (EWN) Workshop & RSM In-Progress-Review—20-22 August 2013 (ERDC, Vicksburg, MS)

The Regional Sediment Management (RSM) and Engineering With Nature (EWN) Workshop will be held over 3 full days (20-22 August 2013) at the Coastal Hydraulics Laboratory (CHL) at ERDC, Vicksburg, MS.

Connection Information:

  • Teleconference Line: 877-873-8018
  • Participant Code: 3078648 with Security Code: 1234
  • Webmeeting: https://www.webmeeting.att.com
  • Meeting number: 8778738018 with Participant Code: 3078648

Other Information:

  • Full Agenda—Draft (PDF)
  • Directions to CHL

Agenda (Updated 8/13/2013)

Tuesday, 20 August

0800 - 0830 Registration, Coffee, and Seating
0830 - 0840 Welcome: Acting Director, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory Jose Sanchez
0840 - 0900 Introductions and Agenda Bridges/Lillycrop
R&D Perspective EWN and RSM
0900 - 0930 Navigation RD&T Programs Jeff Lillycrop
0930 - 1000 Flood Risk Management RD&T Programs Cary Talbot
1000 - 1030 Environmental RD&T Programs Al Cofrancesco
1030 - 1045 BREAK
1045 - 1115 RSM Program Update Linda Lillycrop
1115 - 1145 Engineering With Nature Update Todd Bridges
1145 - 1200 Discussion
1200 - 1300 LUNCH - (Brought In)
EWN In-Action Overviews
1300 - 1310 Linear vs Circular Berm Breakwater - San Francisco Bay Elizabeth Murray
1310 - 1320 Realizing a Triple Win in the Desert: Systems-level EWN Rio Grande - Albuquerque Kelly Burkes-Copes
1320 - 1330 Atchafalaya River Island Creation - Louisiana Burton Suedel
1330 - 1340 Ashtabula Breakwater Tern Habitat - Great Lakes Tom Fredette
1340 - 1350 Sustainable Design Manual for EWN w/ Native Plant Communities Pam Bailey
1350 - 1400 21st Avenue West Living Shoreline (Duluth/Superior Harbor) Joe Kreitinger
1400 - 1410 Portfolio Framework for Beneficial Use Christy Foran
1410 - 1430 Q&A, Discussion
1430 - 1445 Introduce Breakout Session Topics/ Group Assignments
1445 - 1500 BREAK
Breakout Session 1
1500 - 1600

Breakout Group Discussions

  1. Inland Opportunities for RSM and EWN projects
  2. Opportunities for creating natural features to provide engineering function
1600 - 1700 Breakout Group Report Outs
1700 - 1730 Q&A, Discussion
1730 Adjourn

Wednesday, 21 August

0830 - 0900 State of USACE Navigation Program Jeff McKee
0900 - 0910 Review Agenda/Tour Information Linda Lillycrop
RSM In-Progress-Review
0910 - 1030 District Presentations (LRB, NWP, SPN, SAC, SAJ, SAJ) and Q&A
1030 - 1045 BREAK
1045 - 1200 District Presentations (NWK, SWG, MVR, NAB, CHL) and Q&A
1200 - 1300 LUNCH
Breakout Session 2
1300 - 1400

Breakout Group Discussions

     1. How to substantiate, quantify, calculate benefits strams from RSM, EWN projects?                
     2. Communication opportunities with other organizations, how should we be building partnerships with others?

1400 - 1500 Breakout Group Report Outs
1500 - 1520

BREAK and Board Vans for Tours

1520 - 1800

Tours: Group Rotations

1800 Dinner - CHL Conference Facility and Foyer: Goldies BBQ

 

Thursday, 22 August

0830 - 0840 Review Agenda
RSM In-Progress-Review
0840 - 1015 District Presentations (NWO, MVS, SAM, POH, CHL, NAP) and Q&A
1015 - 1030 BREAK
1030 - 1130 Future Opportunities for RSM and EWN - Discussion
1130 - 1200 Meeting Summary, Next Steps, Pros/Cons
1200