SEI New Orleans Chapter Seminar


On March 7 ASCE New Orleans Branch Luncheon Meeting Mr. Jared M. Genova, Resilience Planning + Strategy Manager

from City of New Orleans made very informative presentation NEW ORLEANS: RESILIENT DELTA CITY.


Jared Explained that spurred on by events such as Hurricane Katrina and BP oil spill, New Orleans realized the need to

adopt a resilient plan of action and released its Resilient Strategy in August 2015. The Resilient Strategy focuses on three

main components: adapt to thrive, connect to opportunity, and transform city systems. Many of our current and planned projects are being designed to implement a multiple lines of defense strategy while also evaluating the equity of the project for the City.


The Luncheon was attended by about 50 members.