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2008 ASBPA Coastal Summit
Final Day at the ASBPA Coastal Summit
by Lynda Guidry
Friday, February 29, 2008

Friday morning the ASBPA Summit began with two panel discussions. Listen: RealPlayer  MP3

The first was "Transitioning into the Future: Federal Perspectives".  Panelists included Ralph Cantrel, senior advisor for Ocean and Coastal Resource Management at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; John Haines, project coordinator for the Coastal and Marine Geology Program of the U.S. Geological Surve; Chadley Chesnutt, a civil engineer at the U.S. Army Engineer Institute for Water Resources; and Doug Bellomo, a civil engineer with the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The second panel discussed "Partnering for the Transition: What Other Associations Are Working On".  Panelists were Dylan Jones, water access counsel for the National Marine Manufacturers Association and David Sanford, director of navigation policy an dlegislation for the American Association of Port Authorities. 

Moderators were Michael Walther, president and CEO of Coastal Tech; and Tony Pratt of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environment Control.

The final presentation was by Tom Campbell, chairman and CEO of Coastal Planning & Engineering.  He was introduced by John Lee of Galveston County. RealPlayer  MP3

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