33rd PIANC World CongressSan Francisco, CA6/1/2014 7:00:00 AMThe U.S. Section of PIANC (World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure) is proud to announce that it will host the next PIANC World Congress (2014) in San Francisco, California. Congresses are held every four years and are not restricted to members of PIANC. Anyone with a professional interest in navigation, waterways and ports is welcome to attend as a delegate.
Abstract Deadline: September 5, 2013 Author Notification: October 15, 2013Registration Open: October 15, 2013Papers Due: January 31, 2014Conference Begins: June 1, 2014
Ahmedabad Launches Significant Riverfront Development Kevin Wilcox Ahmedabad, India, is undertaking a dramatic renovation of the Sabarmati riverfront, converting an 11.5 km section of the riverbanks into a model development of public spaces and valuable commercial and residential lots. July 24, 2012—The
Army Corps Considering Public-Private Partnerships
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is streamlining its project processes and weighing the possibility of public-private partnerships to help deliver projects faster and with less federal investment. July 8, 2014 — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,
Early Planning Can Create Postflooding Resiliency Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D. A new report published by the National Research Council maps out methods for dam and levee professionals to help communities become resilient in the face of dam and levee failures. October 16, 2012—The National Research Council r
Earthquakes Will Affect West Coast Sea Levels Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D. A National Research Council report published last week reveals that regional and local factors—including earthquakes—will affect sea level rises along the West Coast for many decades to come. January 8, 2013—Sea level increases along th