2015 Conference Agenda and Proceedings

Wednesday, December 9th
8:30 a.m. Registration Opens
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Introduction to Hazus K. Mickey, The Polis Center Presentation
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Welcome and Keynote Speaker E. Berman, FEMA HQ Presentation
2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break (snacks provided)
3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Hazus Modernization Overview S. Khan, IBM and J. Rozelle, FEMA Region VIII Presentation
3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. The Georgia Initiative K. Mickey, The Polis Center; D. Langley, Georgia Emergency Management Agency; H. Key, Georgia Coastal Regional Commission; J. Kline, Georgia Department of Natural Resources; J. Nolan, The University of Georgia; T. Jackson, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Presentation
Thursday, December 10th
8:00 a.m. Registration Opens
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Hazus-MH as a Disaster Risk Reduction Tool in Brazil S. Croope, Delaware Department of Transportation; F. Dourado, University of Rio de Janeiro; E. Nunes de Moura, Pontifical Catholic University of PARANA State Presentation
9:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Iquique: A Study Case for Hazus Implementation in Chile P. Aguirre, Pontifical Catholic University, Santiago, Chile Presentation
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break (snacks provided)
10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Technical Methodology and Applications of the Hazus-MH Earthquake Loss Estimation
Model (Case Study: "Seismic Risk Assessment in Cairo")
J. Rozelle, FEMA Regon VIII Presentation
10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Socioeconomic Impact of Sea Level Rise in Galveston Bay, Texas M. Subedee, Texas A&M University ? Corpus Christi Presentation
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
12:30 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Hazus Analyses of Aftershock for the HayWired Scenario H. Seligson, MMI Engineering Presentation
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions:

A) Using Hazus to Demonstrate the Value of Hazard Mitigation through the Community Risk Profile

 

J. Carver Struve and J. Isherwood, Resilience Action Partners
Presentation
B) Impacting Mitigation in Georgia D. Langley, Georgia Emergency Management Agency and J. Nolan, The University of Georgia Presentation
2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions:

A) The "Flood Risk" Awakens: The Emergence of Hazus within the FEMA NFIP Program

 

S. Parson, AECOM

Presentation
B) GIS ? More Than a Map ? Location Enabled Situational Awareness J. Nystrom, Esri Presentation
2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Break (snacks provided)


3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions:

A) Use of Hazus and Regional Climate Models to Identify Vulnerable Transportation Infrastructure due to Future Extreme Precipitation Event

 

J. Camp, Vanderbilt University
Presentation
Improving the Reliability of Hazus Building Inventory Data to Estimate Potential Economic Losses S. Shultz, University of Nebraska at Omaha Presentation
3:45 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Concurrent Sessions:

A) Multi Hazard Risk Assessment Lifecycle - From Cradle to Cradle

 

C. McCoy and K. Stone, FEMA Region X
Presentation
B) New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) ? Building Specific Flood Analyses at Multiple USGS Flood Inundation Mapping (FIM) Gages within the Passaic River Valley J. Mawby, Dewberry LLC and J. Ruggeri, Office of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Presentation
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m Social Hour at the CDC Museum
Friday, December 11th
8:00 a.m. Registration Opens
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Closing Key Note Address Mr. Roy Wright Presentation
9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Web-Based Hazus-MH – A Conceptual Approach M. Bourafs, Atkins Presentation
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Concurrent Sessions:

A) Reducing Losses through Higher Regulatory Standards: 2013 Colorado Floods Case Study

 

J. Rozelle, FEMA Region VIII
Presentation
B) Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission All-Hazards Mitigation Plan Update: Issues and Challenges Facing the Region, the Function of Policy and How the Hazus Analysis Integrate J. Mawby, Dewberry LLC and J. Rickards, Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission Presentation
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Break (snacks provided)  
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Future of Hazus Modernization: Phase II S. Biswas, Niyamit Presentation
11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks and Recognitions E. Berman, FEMA HQ and T. Jackson, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Presentation