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Thursday, April 25, 2013

WTS-Boston April Luncheon

11:30 AM - 01:15 PM Eastern Standard Time

WTS-Boston April Luncheon

WTS-Boston April Luncheon

Thursday, April 25, 2013


“Preparing for the Rising Tide”


Guest Speaker

Vivien Li, President

The Boston Harbor Association


In celebration of Earth Day, please join us to learn about climate change adaptation in the greater Boston Area.  Superstorm Sandy was one of the largest Atlantic basin storms in recorded history spanning more than 1,000 miles and over three times the size of a typical hurricane.  Events like Sandy highlight the growing relevance of climate change, the devastating effects storms can have on our public transit systems and the importance of taking steps to be prepared for a likely event. 


Vivien Li will discuss the report that she co-authored – “Preparing for the Rising Tide” – which discusses the need of preparedness plans that are designed to handle any future condition and/or be flexible enough to change over time to meet needs as they arise.  Ms. Li will also discuss the report’s recommendations regarding how the private and public sectors can work together to address Boston’s vulnerabilities. 


Courtyard Boston Downtown / Tremont Hotel
275 Tremont Street

Boston, Massachusetts


Registration/Networking:  11:30AM – 12:00PM

Lunch/Announcements:  12:00PM – 12:30PM

Program:  12:30PM - 1:15PM  

April Luncheon Menu
Seasonal Green Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette / Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa / Assorted Mini Pastries


Kindly RSVP by Friday, April 19, 2013


Note:  A $10 late charge will be applied to registrations received after the deadline.


Registrations are binding.  No-shows will be billed.


For more information and to register for this event click or visit:  http://www.wtsevents.org/chapter/Boston/ 

For questions on this event, please contact Carrie Lavallee at: Carrie.Lavallee@state.ma.us  

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