DEP Announces Quarterly Resilience Forum (Virtual)



DEP Announces Quarterly Resilience Forum

The Resilient Florida program will host its first Quarterly Resilience Forum of 2024 on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2024. Coordination is a critical part of the Resilient Florida program and this webinar allows attendees from all over the state obtain information on project updates and new resources.

WHAT:     Resilient Florida Program Quarterly Resilience Forum

WHERE:  Virtually on GoToWebinar

WHEN:    Feb. 7, 2024
9 to 11 a.m. EST

This will be an informative webinar with three presentations. The agenda includes:

  • Estimating the Frequency of Hurricane Events: Insights from Hurricane Ian – Ebrahim Ahmadisharaf and Eunsaem Cho, Florida State University.
  • A Journey to Holistic Coastal Storm Solutions: Empowering Communities in Corps Studies – Rachel Rhode and Kate Boicourt, Environmental Defense Fund.
  • Water Quality Risks: Impacts on our Ocean and Coastal Communities – Olivia Lopez and Theo Koboski, Ocean Conservancy.
  • Resilient Florida program updates.
  • Forum member announcements and updates.

The next Quarterly Resilience Forum is scheduled for May 1, 2024. If you have an agenda item or announcement or would like to present at the next meeting, email

Learn more about DEP’s Resilient Florida program and resilience tools and resources.

Public participation is solicited without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, handicap or marital status. Persons who require special accommodations under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) or persons who require translation services (free of charge) are asked to contact Stacie Taylor at 850-245-2118 or at least ten (10) days before the meeting. If you have a hearing or speech impairment, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 800-955-8771 (TDD) or 800-955-8770 (voice).

About the Florida Department of Environmental Protection

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s principal environmental agency, created to protect, conserve and manage Florida’s environment and natural resources. The department enforces federal and state environmental laws, protects Florida’s air and water quality, cleans up pollution, regulates solid waste management, promotes pollution prevention and acquires environmentally sensitive lands for preservation. The agency also maintains a statewide system of parks, trails and aquatic preserves. Visit the department’s website at