American Council of Engineering Companies/Maryland

2022 Environmental Business Forum


Join us for an environmental business forum featuring Suzanne Dorsey, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary with the Maryland Department of the Environment as well as presentations and Q/A from other industry experts.

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2022 Environmental Business Forum

Special Topic:  Resiliency

Wednesday, May 18, 2022


The registration deadline is Friday, May 13

Engineering Society of Baltimore (Jacobs Garrett Mansion) – 11 West Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore, MD 21201

8:00 am – Continental Breakfast / Registration

8:45 am to 12:00 pm – Forum Program

Speakers Lunch Immediately After Forum

Tentative agenda

Welcome (8:45 am)

  • Jeremy Koser, PE – Chair, ACEC/MD Environmental Committee

Key Note Address (9:00 am)

  • Suzanne Dorsey, PhD – Assistant Secretary, Maryland Department of the Environment
      • An Overview of Maryland’s Bi-Partisan Approach to Climate Change and Financing

Presentations (9:30 am)

  • Deborah Carpenter, AICP – Charles County Government
    • Director, Charles County Planning and Growth Management
      • Resilience Authorities – A Tool in the Climate Resilience Toolbox for Local Governments

Break (10:00 am)

Presentations continue (10:30 am)

  • Sandy Hertz – Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Secretary’s Office
    • Director, Office of Climate Change Resilience and Adaptation
      • Climate Change & Transportation – Protecting Maryland’s Critical Infrastructure
  • Jeffrey Fretwell – Maryland Department of the Environment
    • Director, Maryland Water Quality Financing Administration
      • State and Federal Clean Water and Drinking Water Funding Opportunities

Questions to the Group (11:40 am)

Conclusion (11:55 am)

  • Speakers are invited to stay for an informal lunch at the Engineer’s Club with members of the Forum planning committee
Ticket Types

Member, Non-Member, Government Agency

Event Details

Registrants will be sent, via email, log in information prior to the event. Cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to the program, otherwise you will be responsible for the cost of any reservation.

Date: 05/18/2022

Start time: 08:00 a.m. EDT

End time: 12:00 p.m. EDT

Venue: Engineering Society of Baltimore (Jacobs Garrett Mansion)

Directions: 11 West Mount Vernon Place / Baltimore, MD 21201

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