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Texas Hurricane Center's 2013 Conference

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Audrey Grayson

The Texas Hurricane Center's fifth annual hurricane conference on education and research will be held on August 2, 2013 at the University Hilton, University of Houston, Houston, Texas. It will feature keynote speakers from local, state and federal agencies. Ongoing research and educational programs at various Universities in Texas and Gulf Coast region will be presented. The event is sponsored by the Texas Hurricane Center for Innovative Technology (THC-IT) and the civil, environmental and industrial engineering departments at UH.

The conference will address preparation plans for the 2013 hurricane season, including coastal protection and debris management for hurricanes and other disasters.

To view the preliminary program, please visit: http://hurricane.egr.uh.edu/sites/hurricane.egr.uh.edu/files/files/thc-2013-conf-brochure-6-11-2013.pdf.

To view the full press release for this conference, please visit: http://www.uh.edu/news-events/stories/2013/july/073113HurricaneConfab.

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