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  1. COPRI Slideshow

  2. COPRI Background Information COPRI was formed October 1, 2000; one of eight ASCE Institutes. COPRI’S focus is technical, educational, scientific and professional issues related to coastal, ocean, ports, wetlands, waterways and riverine environments. COPRI works to advance and disseminate scientific and engineering knowledge to our diverse membership. COPRI works to enhance communication and cooperation among our members, both domestic and abroad, and the industry as a whole Engaging members in sustainable development and the protection of coasts, oceans, ports, waterways, rivers and wetlands. COPRI provides members the opportunity to develop policy change to developing standards and technically sound programs such as specialty conferences and workshops

  3. Organizational Structure • The Governing Board consists of 7 Members • Presidential Officers (4) are elected by Primary Committees (C,O,P & R) - 4 year term • Presidential Officers Rotation of Responsibility: • Year 1: Member • Year 2: Vice President • Year 3: President • Year 4: Past President • ASCE BOD Appointed Representative – no more than four one year terms • Treasurer Appointed by President with majority consent – 4 year term • Secretary Appointed by President with majority consent – 4 year term

  4. COPRI Committees • Committees offer the opportunity for professionals to help define the standards, direction, and focus of the profession. • Disseminate technical developments to the membership through committee sponsored conferences, workshops, and publications. • Take an active role in developing key technical, professional, and educational issues

  5. COPRI Technical Committees • Coastal Council • Coastal Engineering Research Council • Coastal Structures • Coastal Zone Management • Coastal and Estuarine Hydroscience • Oceans • Ocean & Offshore Engineering • OTC Program Committee • Marine Renewable Energy • Ports • Ports and Harbors • Rivers • Waterways • Wetlands and Sediment Management • Disaster Investigation Task Committee • Sustainability Committee

  6. COPRI Administrative Committees Awards Council of Committee Chairs and Chapter Presidents Council of Past Presidents Education, Mentoring, Student, and Younger Members (EMSY) Membership Publications Policy

  7. COPRI Chapters • Professional Chapters • Los Angeles Waterways Group • Boston Chapter • Louisiana Chapter • North Jersey Branch Chapter • New York Metropolitan Section Chapter • Student Chapters • Texas A&M University • Virginia Tech • University of North Florida • University of Florida • Louisiana State University (in process)

  8. COPRI Membership Engineers Academics Scientists Managers Contractors Economists Lawyers Oceanographers Meteorologists Dredgers Planners Elected/Appointed Officials

  9. COPRI Membership • Current Membership • ~4,00 Members • Around 15% of membership is international • COPRI has members from all 50 states and more than 70 countries • Types of Membership • COPRI Individual Membership • COPRI Organizational Membership • COPRI Student Membership • ASCE/COPRI Membership

  10. COPRI Member Benefits • Discounts on COPRI’s Technical Journal • The Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering provides information on the latest research and developments • Discounts on COPRI Specialty Conferences • Sharpen your skills at one of the several technical workshops COPRI offers each year. • Awards and Recognition • Five professional achievement awards each year: • John G. Moffatt – Frank E. Nichol Harbor and Coastal Engineering Award • International Coastal Engineering Award • Hans Albert Einstein Award • Project Excellence Award • Kenny Childs Award (Ports and Harbors Committee)

  11. COPRI Member Benefits • Public Policy • COPRI members have the opportunity to influence public policy in Congress and federal agencies. • Quarterly Newsletter • Community news in Waterways. • Featured articles allow committee members to submit interesting projects and current work • Continuing Education • Technical workshops and webinars offered by COPRI • Publications • COPRI members receive discounts on the many technical books, committee reports and conference proceedings COPRI publishes each year.

  12. Organizational Members • Sustaining Organizational Member: • AECOM • Supporting Organizational Members: • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources, Alexandria, VA • Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, Oak Brook, IL • Organizational Members: • Collins Engineers, Inc., Chicago, IL • Martin & Chock, Honolulu, HI • Moffatt & Nichol, Long Beach, CA • Noble Consultants, Inc., Novato, CA • Ocean & Coastal Consultants, Trumbull, CT • Port of Pittsburgh Commission, Pittsburgh, PA • Taylor Engineering, Inc., Jacksonville, FL • Truline Hybrid Sheet Piling System, Naples, FL • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS

  13. COPRI Specialty Conferences PORTSTM (next 2016) Solutions to Coastal Disasters (next 2015) International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE) (next June 2014) Coastal Structures (2015) Dredging, in partnership with PIANC (2015) Waves Carbonate Beaches Coastal Engineering Practice

  14. External Affiliations The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) Association of Coastal Engineers (ACE) The Society of Naval Architects & Marine Engineers (SNAME) American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) Academy of Coastal, Ocean, Port and Navigation Engineers (ACOPNE)

  15. Post-Disaster Investigations • The Disaster Investigation Task Committee of COPRI has played a vital role in ASCE’s response to recent natural disasters, including: • The Indian Ocean Earthquake and Tsunami in 2005 • Hurricane Katrina in 2005* • Hurricane Ike in 2008* • American Samoa Earthquake and Tsunami in 2009* • Chile Earthquake and Tsunami in 2010* • TCLEE Haiti Earthquake Team 2010 • March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami (Ports and Coastal Structures teams)* *COPRI led teams

  16. COPRI Contact Information • Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers • 1801 Alexander Bell Dr., Reston, VA 20191-4400 • ASCE Customer Service1-800-548-ASCE(2723) • COPRI Staff: 1-703-295-6370 • General Institute Email: copri@asce.org • Website: www.asce.org/copri • Staff Contacts: • Tom Chase, Director | email: tchase@asce.org • Angie Lander, Manager | email: alander@asce.org