Products Available – May 22 Resilient Connecticut Workshop


Workshop summary_May 22, 2019

CIRCA hosted an event, Resilient Connecticut Workshop: Developing a Planning Framework for New Haven and Fairfield Counties on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at the UConn Stamford Campus.  Final Agenda

At this workshop, invited participants: 1) learned about the new Resilient Connecticut project; 2) heard case studies on resilience planning and different scales; and 3) provided input on priorities for funding, planning, capacity development, and research for the project.  The workshop was broken into the following three sessions:

  • Session A
    State and regional scale resilience planning
  • Session B
    Municipal scale issues and coastal resilience plans, challenges, and barriers – case studies from New Haven and Fairfield Counties
  • Session C
    Breakout Sessions – facilitated discussion for input and feedback on a Connecticut resilience planning framework

Slides from each presenter, in order of appearance:

Rebecca French CT DOH Resilient Connecticut and Resilient Bridgeport
John Truscinski CIRCA Resilient Connecticut Overview
Matt Fulda MetroCOG Resiliency in Regional Planning
Giovanni Zinn

Aicha Woods

New Haven New Haven Living Long Wharf
Susmitha Attota

Jay Habansky

Stratford Planning for a More Resilient Stratford
Janice Plaziak Guilford Branford Route 146 A Coastal Road
Eugene Livshits

Rebecca Andreucci

SCRCOG SCRCOG Regional Resilience Framework and Drinking Water Assessment
Yaprak Onat CIRCA Vulnerability Assessment
Alex Felson CIRCA From Technical Tools to Planning
John Truscinski CIRCA Resilience Project Prioritization

Posters presented, in alphabetical order, by organization:

CIRCA Resilient Connecticut Project Overview
CIRCA Coastal Vulnerability Methodology
DPH/MMI/CIRCA Resiliency Planning for Protection of Public Drinking Water
New Haven Assessing Impacts on New Haven’s Downtown Storm System
SCRCOG Innovative Municipal Scale Coastal Resilience in Southern CT
WCOG Regional Community Rating System Program

Funding was provided by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development through the Community Block Grant National Disaster Recovery Program, as administered by the State of Connecticut, Department of Housing