UPCOMING EVENTS OF INTEREST
Flood Economics Planning Information Exchange (PIE) Webinar - 2-13-2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EST
The seventeenth webinar in the series involves discussions from Hilary Steiner and Anil Sarda of The Economist Intelligence Unit, a forecasting and research arm of the Economist Group, publisher of The Economist newspaper. They will discuss their research into the economics of flood mitigation and associated best practices for communities nationwide. Shannon Burke, Manager of APA's Hazards Planning Center will moderate as they discuss: (1) New insights into flood loss avoidance based on a series of community case studies; (2) Their wide-ranging analysis into over 20,000 flood mitigation projects spanning all fifty states and Puerto Rico; (3) The business case for flood mitigation and what that means for local planning; and (4) Vital lessons learned from planners and floodplain professionals on the economics of flood mitigation.