RedVector RV-W032823

03/28/2023: LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBINAR, The Living Product Challenge - Second Repeat Presentation, Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 11am-1pm Eastern

03/28/2023: LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBINAR, The Living Product Challenge - Second Repeat Presentation, Tuesday, March 28, 2023, 11am-1pm Eastern

2 hrs. Webinar

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RV-W032823

SME: Rumanda Young, Ph.D.

This is a live, repeat presentation of a webinar that was originally offered on 10/25/2022. Attendees of the previously offered presentation, RV-W102522, will not receive CEU for attending the 10/25/2022 presentation.
This two-hour webinar introduces the Living Product Challenge certification program created by the non-profit International Living Future Institute. The Living Product Challenge is the world’s most advanced product sustainability standard and helps heal and regenerate the environment through thoughtful manufacturing while considering social equity. This webinar will discuss the requirements of manufacturing projects at all scales to create products that are healthy, inspiring and give more than they take across their life cycles. The webinar will highlight case studies of manufacturing and products that successfully demonstrate both program requirements and the philosophy of the Living Product Challenge.
Note: This is a live webinar delivered via GoToWebinar. Session instructions will be emailed to you 24-48 hours prior to the webinar and the morning of the webinar. If you have not received your instructions for any reason please call Client Support (1-866-546-1212) the day of the event. Webinars are live and interactive. Students will have the ability to directly interact with and ask questions of the presenter.
Course Objectives
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
  • Recognize the role of flood control structures in the protection of property and human welfare 
  • Distinguish the steps to the critical siting and selection process relating to flood control structures for the safety of the community 
  • Define the selection of structures to required permitting process and liability implications 
  • Recall the benefits and potential adverse impacts of flood control structure selection decisions for the community health and safety
Rumanda Young, Ph.D. Photo
Dr. Young is a Registered Landscape Architect (RLA) in the state of Texas and a Certified Planner (AICP).  She holds a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture (BLA) from the University of Arkansas, a master’s degree in city and regional planning (MCRP) with environmental planning emphasis from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Ph.D. in urban planning and public policy. Dr. Young also spent time abroad in Cheltenham, England at the University of Gloucestershire focusing on sustainable development practices, environmental planning, and resource management.
Dr. Young has eight years of private practice experience, six of which working with the firm Carter & Burgess, Inc. She was involved in a variety of work including a wide range of park and recreational planning and design projects. Landscape Architectural experience ranges from preparation of detail site design plans, inventory and analysis documents, park, recreation and open space master plans, city-wide comprehensive plans, interpretive prospectus documents, construction document preparation, and preparation of grant applications and rezoning applications for cities throughout Texas, Louisiana, North Carolina and Oklahoma.

Dr. Young currently works as a Military Master Planner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in the Planning, Environmental, and Regulatory Branch.  Dr. Young is involved in a variety of work including a wide range of military planning, programming, and design projects. Project Management experience ranges from installation design guides to campus master plans. Projects also focus on the impacts of development on human health and the environment, and improvements through better siting, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of military projects.

Dr. Young is also an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, School of Architecture.  She teaches master’s level landscape architecture design studio course(s).