Showcasing Innovative Outreach and Education Efforts in the Virtual World

Date / Time:
Tuesday, Sep 15 1:30pm to 3:35pm
Track / Session:
Track: Outreach and Education / Session 2-3: Training Workshop
Short Description: 

This training workshop will provide an opportunity for stormwater professionals to share experiences on outreach and education efforts involving the virtual or on-line world.

Speaker / Panelist 1:
Presentation Title: Outreach in the Time of COVID-19
Mary Kelly, Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions
Biography: Mary brings over 20 years of broad experience in the environmental field with a career which has evolved from an environmental scientist to an engagement specialist and social researcher. With an education grounded in the sciences (B.Sc. in Physical Geography (fluvial geomorphology), University of Calgary) and training in public engagement (certificate in Public Engagement from IAP2 and training in Emotion, Outrage and Public Participation), Mary focuses on communicating and engaging with public and Indigenous groups to better understand their interests and priorities and to inform and support meaningful participation so that informed input can be considered in planning processes.
Speaker / Panelist 2:
Presentation Title: Education and Outreach... From a Distance
Amy Wilson, BCK Programs
Biography: Amy has a degree in Environmental Studies from Cal Stae San Marcos.  She was one of the principal creators of the Trash Amendment Action Plan.  Amy is a SWPPP Internship Project Manager for BCK Proms and is working with students in Encinitas and Carlsbad to conduct SWPPP @Home activities.
Speaker / Panelist 3:
Presentation Title: The Future is Digital: How to Revamp Your Online Stormwater Outreach Program
Suzi Senna, SGA Marketing
Biography: Suzi Senna has over a decade of experience executing marketing campaigns from initial concept to the design phase through completion. As a marketing project manager for SGA Marketing, a mission-driven communications agency, Suzi has worked with various organizations and government agencies on a spectrum of environmental and social issues. Her primary goal is to help her clients improve communities using public outreach and a research-based marketing approach to help foster positive behavior change.
Speaker / Panelist 4:
Presentation Title: Creating Effective Storm Water Online Training Using Interactive Content
Jim Sanderson, Visual Communications
Biography: Jim is a director at Aztec Film leading an award winning team that has collaborated over the last ten years to produce effective training content and online platform design for national clients and with our teaming partner, Brown and Caldwell Our success has been driven by producing training content that is intelligently designed for online distribution and classroom training sessions.