[PAST EVENT] Defending Our Coasts: Ensuring Military Readiness & Economic Viability as Waters Rise (VCPC)

October 27, 2017
9am - 5pm
School of Education
301 Monticello Ave
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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The Virginia Coastal Policy Center at William & Mary Law School will host its fifth annual conference at the William & Mary School of Education (301 Monticello Ave., Williamsburg, VA).

To view the agenda and list of panelists and guest speakers, please visit the VCPC website.  Coffee from 8 to 9AM; introductions and welcome begin at 9AM.

To register, please visit the Eventbrite site below. Registration is free for students with W&M ID; $50 general registration.

Invited panelists and guest speakers will discuss the threats that flooding poses to Department of Defense (DoD) facilities, DoD's efforts to develop resilience measures, and the policy framework necessary to secure our readiness. We also will discuss the challenges posed by recurrent flooding for the government and the private sector, and collaborative solutions being implemented to address these challenges.

The Virginia Coastal Policy Center is extremely grateful to this year's conference sponsors, which include:

Virginia Sea Grant

Virginia Environmental Endowment

Virginia Institute of Marine Science


Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission