- November 7, 2018 - November 8, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
VASEM will sponsor the 2018 Summit on the topic of Securing Prosperity in the Coastal Zone. This workshop-styled event focuses on urgent issues facing the people, economies, and infrastructure of Virginia that are located in the coastal zone. Program and registration information for the event is forthcoming.
Location: Science Museum of Virginia, Dewey Gottwald Center, Richmond, Virginia
We are pleased to announce this event will be held in close proximity to the coastal region at the Virginia Science Museum in Richmond, Virginia. This historic building was designed as the Broad Street Train Station by John Russell Pope. Pope was also the architect of the Jefferson Memorial, the National Archives, and the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
Co-Chair: Jennifer Irish, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Virginia Tech
Co-Chair: Robert Weiss, Geosciences, Virginia Tech
Elizabeth Andrews, William and Mary School of Law
Larry Atkinson, Oceanography, Old Dominion University
Celso Ferreira, Civil, Environmental & Infrastructure Engineering, George Mason University
Jonathan Goodall, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Virginia
Troy Hartley, Virginia Sea Grant Program
Robert Latour, Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences
General Lester Lyles, U.S. Air Force (ret.), VASEM Board Member
Thomas Young, Lockheed Martin (ret.), VASEM Board Member
Patricia Dove, Geosciences, Virginia Tech, VASEM President