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Opportunities to Address Hazards Mitigation through the Growth Management Act (Urban@UW Workshop, 3/2/18)

Posted: 2/26/2018 (Local Events)

The Institute for Hazards Mitigation Planning and Research (IHMP) will be holding a series of workshops bringing planners, scientists, emergency managers, student and faculty together to improve communication and exchange ideas.  We hope these discussion will also lead to increased understanding along with student theses, dissertations and research.

These “Bridging the Gap” sessions are being promoted through the University of Washington, College of the Built Environments, Department of Urban Design and Planning’s Institute for Hazards Mitigation Planning and Research.

Our first workshop will address:

Topic: “Opportunities to address Hazards Mitigation through the Growth Management Act”.

Panel: Opportunities will be introduced by John D. Schelling MPA, Emergency Management & Safety Administrator; and Mark McCaskill AICP, Managing Director, Growth Management Services, Local Government Division Washington Department of Commerce.

University of Washington input will be by Himanshu Grover PhD and Bob Freitag CFM, Directors of the Institute for Hazards Mitigation Planning and Research; and Joe Tovar FAICP, Project Manager, The William D. Ruckelshaus Center.

Maximilian Dixon, MUP, MIPM Earthquake Program Manager will be our facilitator.

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Date: 03/02/2018

Time: 12:00-2:30 PM

Location: Gould Hall, Gould Court