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Tuesday, May 24 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Climate Shoreline Design for All Communities: The Edge Beyond Manhattan

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The future is already here in climate design and capabilities, but how is it being put into practice? This panel provides a view of promising waterfront developments and restoration initiatives in New York and New Jersey from the private and public sectors, focusing on the shoreline beyond Manhattan. Speakers will explore how nature-based approaches and designs to rehabilitate natural systems represent a new tide of innovation for coastal resilience to protect nature, communities, and boost the economy.  

Available for CEUs from APA, AIA & ASLA
Panel sponsored by AECOM

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Kaitlyn Frega

Associate, McLaren Engineering Group
Kaitlyn Frega is a project manager and lead permitting specialist in the Marine Division at McLaren Engineering Group. She manages a wide range of projects including shoreline stabilization, park redevelopment, and offshore wind development. Kaitlyn earned a B.S. in environmental... Read More →
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Karen Appell

Vice President, Climate Adaptation Lead, AECOM
Karen is a vice president and the climate adaptation lead for the Water group at AECOM Metro New York, where she oversees the Extreme Weather Initiative for the region. With 25 years of experience, Karen manages multidisciplinary teams that develop strategic solutions for the planning... Read More →
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Jay Valgora

Principal, Studio V
Jay Valgora, FAIA, AICP, WEDG, is founder and principal of STUDIO V, where his designs combine architecture, urban design, landscape, and interiors. Jay leads the Studio’s initiatives to reinvent the 21st-century city, reconnecting innovative architecture and urbanism. His designs... Read More →
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Pippa Brashear

Principal, SCAPE Landscape Architecture
Pippa Brashear, RLA, is Resilience Principal and Partner at SCAPE. A leading national expert on resilience planning and design for climate adaptation, Pippa works with multi-disciplinary teams to develop landscape strategies and next-century infrastructure that integrate environmental... Read More →

Tuesday May 24, 2022 2:00pm - 2:50pm EDT
Safra Hall (1st Floor)