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Rebuilding Our Waterfront: From the Water In, From the Grassroots

Thursday, Apr 24, 2014

The 2014 waterfront conference focuses on grassroots, community-based waterfront plans developed before and in response to Superstorm Sandy and takes an early look at the de Blasio administration's approach to waterfront policy.

Sponsor: The Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance

Date: Thursday, April 24, 8:00am–5:00pm

Location: Hornblower Infinity, Pier 40 in Hudson River Park

Confirmed Speakers: Joel Bergstein, President, Lincoln Equities; John R. Boule P.E., Vice President Senior Manager for Priority Project Delivery Northeast Region, Parsons Brinckerhoff; Joan Bryon, Director of Policy, Pratt Center for Community Development; Jeanne Dupont, Executive Director, Rockaway Waterfront Alliance; Joseph Della Fave, Executive Director, Ironbound Community Corporation; Helena Durst, President, The New York Water Taxi; Katie Ellman, President, Green Shores NYC; Sharon Henry, Principal, Ralph R. McKee Career and Technical Education High School; Ron Hine, Executive Director, Fund for a Better Waterfront; Andrew Kimball, Director, Industry City, Jamestown Properties; Venetia Lannon, Regional Director, NYSDEC, Region 2; Holly Leicht, Regional Administrator — Region II, US HUD; Angela Licata, Deputy Commissioner, NYC DEP; David Lombino, Director of Special Projects, Two Trees Management Co.; John Malizia, Vice President, Fishermen's Conservation Association; Michael Marella, Director of Waterfront and Open Space, NYC DCP Planning; Regina Myer, President, Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation; Colonel Paul Owen, Commander New York District, US ACOE; Kathy Robb, Partner, Hunton & Williams; Ydanis Rodriguez, Transportation Committee Chair, NYC Council; Jamie Rubin, Director, New York Rising Community Reconstruction Program, State of NY; Michele Siekerka, Assistant Commissioner of Water Resource Management,NJ DEP; David Sunding, Thomas J. Graff Chair in the College of Natural Resources, University of California-Berkeley; Chris Ward, Executive V.P., Dragados; Chauncy Young, Coordinator, Harlem River Working Group; Daniel Zarrelli, Director of Resiliency, NYC Office of the Mayor.

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