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  • Webinar on Climate Resiliency Planning and Strategy ASTM International

    Date: 26 May 2021

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Webinar on Climate Resiliency Planning and Strategy

MAIN HOST(S): ASTM International

Type: Training Course Date: 26 May 2021 Location: Online event

This webinar will provide an overview of where to begin a planning process and concepts of various strategies to prepare for climate change in various sectors.  

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will be able to list possible climate related impacts based upon regional location
  • Identify a series of decisions to describe the most serious anticipated impacts for their planning projects
  • Identify, select, and explain high priority climate resiliency projects in basic time horizons so that funding may be planned for future expenditures, based on the most important climate threats
  • New standards include terminology, geographical location of communities at risk from climate outcomes, and energy reliability.


2:00 PM ET

Meet your Presenters

Helen Waldorf

Helen is the Vice Chair of ASTM Committee E50 on Environmental Assessment, Risk Management and Corrective Action and Interim Chair of E50.07. She has worked in environmental assessment, enforcement and clean up for over 40 years, including the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.  She now does compliance training for UMass Lowell. Her degrees are in biology, forest science and public administration from Rice, Yale and Harvard Universities, respectively. 

Paul Sonnenfeld

Paul is a Safety, Health, and Environmental professional with over 40 years of occupational health, industrial hygiene, site investigation and characterization, risk-based corrective action, ecological risk assessments, and environmental permitting experience in both the public and private sectors. He has developed emergency response plans and consolidated contingency plans for Department of Defense installations, power plants, utilities, schools, and a broad spectrum of manufacturing plants. He is an active member of ASTM Committees E34 on Occupational Health and Safety; E50 on Environmental Risk Management; E54 on Homeland Security Applications; and E64 on Stormwater Management.

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