Date: May 31, 2017 – June 2, 2017
Location: Detroit, Michigan, United States

The first ever Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Green Infrastructure Conference will draw more than 1,000 professionals in the private, public, and academia sectors from around the Great Lakes basin in Canada and the United States. This is the first conference to focus on using green infrastructure across the landscape to protect the surface waters in the Great Lakes region. For more information, visit Green Infrastructure.

Engineering-News Record has ranked Tetra Tech #1 in Water for 14 years in a row. For more than 50 years, Tetra Tech has helped provide safe, abundant water supplies; effective treatment of stormwater and wastewater; flood control and restoration tools; and innovative watershed protection approaches to assess, protect, and restore our water bodies. Because Tetra Tech is involved in all phases of the water cycle, we use a truly integrated approach to manage our waters with a combination of state-of-the-art techniques and demonstrated best practices. Learn more about Tetra Tech’s water services.

Conference Presentations

Tetra Tech is proud to be home to leading experts across the markets we serve. Our staff regularly share their knowledge by researching, presenting, and facilitating discussion on emerging topics in their fields.

Wednesday, May 31

2:50 p.m.

Session: Panels
Title: Bioretention GI Design, Construction, and Monitoring
Presenter: Dan Christian

Thursday, June 1

9:20 a.m.

Session: Panels
Title: RecoveryPark Public Private Partnerships in GLRI Green Infrastructure Project
Presenter: Dan Carroll

10:40 a.m.

Session: Technology I
Title: Bioretention Planting Design for Public Acceptance
Presenter: Amy Murdick

10:40 a.m.

Session: Detroit and Great Lakes 
Title: Who Owns That Land?
Presenter: Valerie Novaes

11:00 a.m.

Session: Local Government & Public Works
Title: Identify Your Green Infrastructure Priorities
Presenter: Bruce Cleland

11:00 a.m.

Session: Detroit and Great Lakes
Title: Institutionalizing Creative Green Infrastructure Opportunities
Presenter: Christy Williams

11:20 a.m.

Session: Detroit and Great Lakes
Title: Maximizing Benefits and Scaling Up: Green Infrastructure in Detroit
Presenter: Carol Hufnagel

11:40 a.m.

Session: Detroit and Great Lakes
Title: The Evolution of Green Infrastructure in Detroit - Updating Design Policies and Procedures
Presenter: Marianne Gutknecht

1:50 p.m.

Session: Detroit and Great Lakes
Title: How DWSD Partnerships Are Helping Green Infrastructure Take Root in Detroit
Presenter: Kellie DuBay

2:10 p.m.

Session: Detroit and Great Lakes
Title: Green Infrastructure Planning in Detroit’s Parks: A Holistic Approach to Suitability Analysis
Presenter: Amy Murdick