Monday, March 9 | 7:00 pm
“Helfen wollen ist gut, helfen können ist besser!” Das Technische Hilfswerk (THW) in Deutschland. “Wanting to help is good, being able to help is better!” The Federal Agency for Technical Relief in Germany.
Jan Garbers, Master of Science in Geodesy and Civil Engineering, serves in New Orleans as TMG Consulting’s Director of Geomatics and as Tulane’s Adjunct Professor for Critical Infrastructure Protection. He provides professional services to various public infrastructure organizations such as the Louis Arm- strong New Orleans International Airport, the Regional Transit Authority and the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office. Prior to his residency in New Orleans, he worked for the Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW) in Bonn, Germany, heading the section for Policy and National Operation Management. In this role, he served as Head of Mission for the Dewatering of New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
Food is available at 6:00 PM
Please mark your calendars for April 15 and May 20 for other presentations. The speakers and subjects will be announced at a later time.