ARCADIS Global Water Management Expert, Piet Dircke, to Participate in Yale
Climate & Energy Institute (YCEI) Annual Conference Panel on Adapting to
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. -- April 03, 2013
ARCADIS (EURONEXT: ARCAD), the international design, consulting, engineering
and management services company, announced Piet Dircke, global program
director for water management, will participate in a panel discussion at the
Fourth YCEI Annual Conference, “Water: The Looming Crisis” on Friday, April 5
at 10:30 a.m.
The panel, entitled “Anticipating and Adapting to Water Extremes Today,” will
discuss impacts to climate change that may result from shifts in regional and
global water patterns and how the outcomes may require us to think differently
about how we deal with water in a warmer world.
Dircke is considered a leading global expert in flood protection and climate
adaptation for coastal and delta cities. Prior to and after superstorm Sandy
hit the East Coast, he has been involved in knowledge exchange projects on
climate change adaptation, flood protection and waterfront development in New
York. He is currently participating in or leading a number of post-Sandy
damage assessments and recovery plans and is active in the development of
urban flood protection systems for Lower Manhattan.
YCEI’s fourth annual conference will be held in New Haven, Conn. on April 4
and 5 in Burke Auditorium.
For more information, please contact Debra Havins of ARCADIS at 303-471-3485
ARCADIS is an international company providing consultancy, design, engineering
and management services in infrastructure, water, environment and buildings.
We enhance mobility, sustainability and quality of life by creating balance in
the built and natural environments. ARCADIS develops, designs, implements,
maintains and operates projects for companies and governments. With 22,000
employees and more than $3.3 billion in revenues, the company has an extensive
international network supported by strong local market positions. ARCADIS
supports UN-HABITAT with knowledge andexpertise to improve the quality of
life in rapidly growing cities around the world. Visit us at:
Debra Havins, 303-471-3485
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