Education Session - Presentation Format
1.5 PDH, LA CES/HSW, AIA/HSW, AICP, FL, NY/HSW
Professionals working on waterfront projects face unprecedented changing conditions and are charged with addressing uncertainty and widespread habitat loss through adaptive solutions. This session, presented using stimulating graphics and data, examines varied projects testing innovative solutions for adaptation, habitat creation, and resilience as a new model for coastal development.
Sarah Moos Thompson, ASLA is a licensed landscape architect and urban designer. She has been recognized as an emerging thinker in the profession for her innovative design solutions to the environmental, cultural, and social complexities facing cities today. As a project leader at Bionic, Sarah manages the design, entitlement, and documentation of projects ranging from waterfronts and coastal access to urban developments and tech campuses throughout California. Her expertise is in waterfront resilience, activation of underutilized urban spaces, and workplaces. Sarah has been featured in international publications and recognized with numerous awards including ASLA, Curbed, Re-Thinking the Future, and SPUR.
President & Founder
Nicole Waguespack is the President of Martin Ecosystems, an environmental technology company that manufactures products for wastewater treatment and erosion control. A graduate of Louisiana State University, Nicole's education and professional background has provided the expertise for the development of Martin Ecosystems products, as well as what it takes to bring them to market. Under her leadership Martin Ecosystems has introduced an innovative environmental product line, which have been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency, Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, and have also received the endorsement of The Water Institute of the Gulf.
California State Coastal Conservancy
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