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Thursday Schedule Detail


Session Name: Evacuation Planning~~Implications for Evacuation Planning from the Academic Research Community
Session Description:

Professor Wilmot and his students at the Louisiana Transportation Research Center have conducted a number of statistical analyses of evacuations and have developed an integrated evacuation modeling package using TransCAD and TransModeler. It predicts a number of evacuation behaviors and outcomes. He will describe how the software was developed and how it can be used to for planning and for real-time applications. Following Sandy, the New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey Sea Grant programs pooled their resources to fund studies at a number of universities dealing with risk communication and evacuation in Sandy. Sea Grant has produced a 23-minute documentary based on findings from the studies emphasizing evacuation compliance and communicating risk. Mr. Wise, Director of the NY Sea Grant program will introduce and show the video.

Day of Week: Thursday
Time Start: 10:30AM