Three Big BPC Events Coming up Within the Month!

Following the success of September 12’s Energy and Water Nexus Summit 2, we are moving full steam ahead into a very busy fall!  Mark your calendars and reserve your tickets today for our upcoming events:

First up: 

Monday, September 23, 2013

Expert Briefing on the South Bay Salt Ponds Restoration Project

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  • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Port of Oakland First Floor Exhibit Room

Join us for lunch and a Briefing on the massive, and massively important, restoration project going on in the South San Francisco Bay. 

Hear from the California State Coastal Conservancy on the genesis, progression and future of the project, and from the Alameda County Public Works Agency on their related Flood Control efforts.

Lunch will be included.  Price: Just $10 for BPC members! $15 for non-members.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

BPC Welcome Luncheon for Brigadier General C. David Turner

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Join BPC members and friends as we welcome the new South Pacific Division Commander of the US Army Corps of Engineers, Brigadier General C. David Turner.

Enjoy a lovely bayside lunch and hear B.G. Turner’s remarks on the future direction of the South Pacific Division, as well as an introduction to the USACE’s Civil Works Transformation Process from the Army Corps’ South Pacific Division Program Director, Joseph Calcara.

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Friday, October 11, 2013

Ocean Planning: How Will it Affect the Maritime Industry?

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  • 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • The Bay Theater, Aquarium of the Bay, Pier 39, San Francisco, CA

This half-day workshop will examine the state of Ocean Planning on the West Coast, look at lessons learned from Ocean Planning efforts elsewhere in the country, and ask the tough questions about how environmental protection and maritime commerce can both benefit from an effective Ocean Planning strategy in California and beyond.

Speakers will include representatives from the US Coast Guard, the California Ocean Protection Council, NOAA, the Port of Oakland, the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary, the Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, and more!

You won’t want to miss your chance to be a part of one of the first public workshops on Ocean Planning to be convened on the West Coast!

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