Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum

November 8, 2019

Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum
discusses the measurement of resilience

Driving through Norfolk to get to the fall Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum, participants experienced some of the same nuisance flooding discussed later that day.
September 30, 2019

AECOM intern ‘soaks up’
resilience engineering experience

September 6, 2019

Policy in Practice
Law Students Assist with Coastal Adaptation Master Plan

March 20, 2019

‘Designing for resilience’ forum draws record crowd
Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum offers perspectives on resilient design

Virginia Sea Grant, Old Dominion University and the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission plan and host quarterly meetings to bring together professionals in adaptation.
December 21, 2018

Commonwealth fellow helps agency comment on environmental impacts

December 14, 2018

Summer resilience interns assist with Arcadis projects

September 15, 2017

Green Infrastructure at ODU:
Flood risk communication project

August 21, 2017

Next Steps to Resilience
Adaptation Forum Discusses Projects, Ideas

July 2, 2017

Second Annual Coastal Resilience Program:
Building unlikely connections

November 9, 2016

Amphibious Architecture in Hampton Roads?

The latest adaptation forum explored how emergent technologies, like floating foundations, can be used to solve Hampton Roads’ recurrent flooding problem.
September 20, 2016

Adaptation Forum Supplies End Users with Latest Sea Level Rise Science

July’s Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum sought to provide scientists, planners, engineers, emergency managers, and other end users with the latest science in sea level rise.
May 24, 2016

Collaboration is Key in Sea Level Rise Resiliency Planning at 12th Adaptation Forum

In May, people from different sectors gathered to discuss sea level rise resiliency planning in Hampton Roads.
March 21, 2016

Cultural Institutions Consider their Role in Sea Level Rise Awareness at 11th Adaptation Forum

The 11th sea level rise adaptation forum considered the role of cultural institutions.
November 12, 2015

Forum 10 (Oct. 30, 2015): Beyond Toolkits – Adaptation Strategies and Lessons

Experts may not have all the answers about how to prepare for flooding and sea level rise, but they know many of the right questions.
August 20, 2015

Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum Helps ‘Green Infrastructure’ Team Secure $4.6M Grant

According to a recent survey of Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum attendees, 83% say they have made and followed up on new professional connections they made at the Forum.
August 13, 2015

Forum 9 (July 24, 2015): Getting the Word Out on Flooding

At the Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum on July 27, experts gathered to discuss ways to communicate frequent flooding events and flooding risk to citizens of Hampton Roads.
July 7, 2015

Forum 8 (May 22, 2015): Megaproject Pros, Cons

On May 22, the Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum discussed hypothetical megaprojects that could be engineered to protect Virginia’s coasts from floods and storms.
February 12, 2015

Forum 7 (Jan. 23, 2015): Right Storm Surge Model for the Job

At the 7th Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum, modeling experts shared insights on the most common storm surge modeling tools used for planning and response.
October 9, 2014

Forum 6 (Sept. 19, 2014): Comparing Risk Assessment Tools for Sea Level Rise

Attendees of the Hampton Roads Adaptation Forum gathered to compare risk assessment tools for flooding and sea level rise.
March 28, 2014

Forum 5 (March 28, 2014): Addressing Vulnerability Through Floodplain Management

FEMA updates to floodplain mapping, the community rating system, and changes to the National Flood Insurance Program.