Climate Change Preparedness Conference Agenda

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Please click on the titles of sessions and workshops below for full descriptions of each event.

Day 1 — May 19, 2014

7:30-8:30:  Registration, Continental Breakfast & Informal Networking
8:30-11:30:  Workshop 1 — Reducing Community Vulnerability Through Ecological Design (W1)
8:30-11:30:  Workshop 2 — How can psychology support behavior change toward climate mitigation and adaptation? (W2)
8:30-Noon:  Workshop 3 — Coffee & Conversation with American Society of Adaptation Professionals (W3)
12:00-1:15: Welcome, Opening Remarks & Lunch

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Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

Planning and Process Practical Skills:
Natural Environment
Practical Skills:
Built Environment
Community Engagement and Communication
Sessions
1:30-3:00 Facing Tomorrow’s Challenges: What’s the Plan? (T1A) Adapting to Nature in The New Normal (T2A) Transitioning to the New Built Environment (T3A) Cultivating Leadership: Building Social Capital in Your Community (T4A)
3:00-3:15: BREAK
3:15-4:45  Risky Business: How to assess our risk? (T1B) Crossing that Bridge: How Culverts Pass and Fail (T2B) Building in Harm’s Way (T3B) Collaborating for Resilience: Reaching the Most Vulnerable Populations (T4B)
6:00-7:30: Dinner and Conference Keynote Speaker
 

 

Day 2 — May 20, 2014

7:30-8:30:  Registration, Continental Breakfast & Informal Networking

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Track 2

Track 3

Track 4

Planning and Process Practical Skills:
Natural Environment
Practical Skills:
Built Environment
Community Engagement and Communication
Sessions
8:30-10:00 Moving Towards Resiliency: Adapting our plans (T1C)  Responding to the Surge: Coastal Buffers (T2C) Where Do We Put the Water (T3C) Reaching Beyond the Usual Suspects (T4C)
10:00-10:15: BREAK
10:15-11:45 “You have the right to…” Understanding the Legalities of Climate Change (T1D)  Adaptive Regeneration: Why resilient forests matter (T2D) Maintaining Vital Links: Transitioning our Aging Transportation Infrastructure (T3D) Getting the Message Out (T4D)
12:00-2:00: LUNCH — Taking the Long View: How Regional-Scale Planning Will Inform and Assist Local Efforts
2:15-3:45 From Plan to Practice: What does resiliency implementation really look like? (T1E) Maintaining Northeastern Wildlife and Recreation Opportunities (T2E) Turning up the Heat on Communities’ Energy Security (T3E) Motivating Community Behavior (T4E)
3:45-4:00: BREAK
4:00-5:00 Covering the Costs: How Do We Pay For It All?