PIBC Webinar #8 - Professionals' Best Practices for Community Resilience
October 30th 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PST
CPL Units: 1.5


Extreme weather events and geo-hazards put community infrastructure at greater risk.  This webinar explores practical ways to increase resilience in your community as presented by a multi-disciplinary panel of geo-scientists, landscape architects and planners.  Discussion will focus on assessing risk, reducing risk, and preparing to respond and recover stronger.  Learn about the ongoing work related to flood mapping of southern BC and how this framework can be applied Provincially.  Find out how green infrastructure can help communities become more climate resistant.  Explore how local government can mitigate the risk of catastrophic damage related to wildfires.  Disaster risk management requires a multi-disciplined approach – is your community prepared?

Our Speakers:

Kris Holm M.SC., P.Geo., P.Geol., 
Principal Geoscientist,
BGC Engineering

Margot Long BCSLA, FCSLA, ASLA LEED Associate
PWL Partnership

Chris Stockdale, MSc., PhD. Ecology
Wildland Fire Research and Extension Scientist,
Natural Resources Canada

Jessica Shoubridge  MAP 
Founder & Principal 
Thrive Consulting / Climate and Resilience Planning


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