Delaware Valley Goods Movement Task Force

9:30 AM
Building a Resilient Supply Chain
Watch Recording

Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance


9:30 AM Coffee and Networking

10:00 AM Welcome and Introductions

10:00 AM Panel Presentations 

Pre-Disaster and Response: The Role of Preparedness

Sarah Powell, Director of Emergency Management for Temple University, will discuss how a large anchor institution strives to ensure mission continuity in the face of critical events through planning, mitigation, training, and incident response. 

Business Continuity and Survival: The Role of the Local Economy 

Maura Shenker, Director, Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Temple University, will discuss how small businesses are strong economic anchors and present SBDC services that can assist business owners to ensure continuity plans are in place to mitigate the impact of any type of business interruption, especially natural disasters. 

Port Recovery and Resiliency: The Role of the United States Coast Guard

The ports of the Delaware River play a vital role in the regional and national economy, providing a critical link for industries to the global supply chain. Through coordination with key partners and the Marine Transportation System Recovery Plan, the United States Coast Guard works to ensure this vital link is sustained. Captain Scott Anderson, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay will provide an overview of maritime restoration planning and response for recovery and resiliency in the region.  

11:15 AM Discussion 

12:00 PM Adjournment and Lunch

AICP Certification Maintenance Credit

The American Planning Association (APA) passed a Certification Maintenance (CM) program to guide continuing education for those that have received American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certification. DVRPC is a registered CM provider. This event has been approved for 2.0 AICP CM credits.