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2018 LOCAL SOLUTIONS: Eastern Climate Preparedness Conference Agenda

Day 1 – April 30, 2018

WORKSHOPS AND MEETINGS

7:30 am Breakfast/Registration
Workshops
9:00 am Mobilizing Action: Effective Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Strategies (part 1) Working with Difference: Practices for Cultivating Change Nuts and Bolts of Conducting a Vulnerability Assessment Legal Solutions Workshop – Overcoming Legal Barriers to Adaptation
Noon Lunch
Workshops
1:30 pm Mobilizing Action: Effective Communication and Stakeholder Engagement Strategies (part 2)
(There will be 3 separate Breakouts based on topics for this session)
Fundamentals for the Field Training NOAA Training: Using the US Climate Resilience Toolkit
5:00 pm Movie Screening

 

Day 2 – May 1, 2018

PLENARIES AND SESSIONS

7:30 am Breakfast/Registration
8:30 am Welcome & Keynote
9:45 am Break
Exhibit Hall

Sessions

Track 1
Built Environment
Track 2
Planning and Process
Track 3
Communication, Leadership, and Engagement
Track 4
Public Health and Green Space
10:00 am

Resilient Buildings: Combining Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation

 

Incorporating Climate Adaptation & Resilience in Day-to-Day Planning Civic Engagement in the New Political Environment Stay Cool on a Hot Planet: Dealing with Extreme Heat
11:30 am Networking Break
Exhibit Hall
Noon LUNCH
ASAP: Regional Adaptation Leadership Award
Nominations are currently being accepted for the ASAP New England Regional Adaptation Leadership Award (RALA) 

Keynote: Nina-Marie Lister; Founder & Director of Ecological Design Lab, Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University in Toronto

Designing for Resilience: “Blue and Green” Landscape Infrastructure

1:45 pm When the Ocean Comes In: Adaptation to Sea-Level Rise Communities, Climate Justice, & Equitable Adaptation: Collaborating for Resilience Creating and Tapping Existing Networks Taking the Drama out of Trauma: Climate Change and Mental Health
3:15 pm Break
Exhibit Hall
Tours and Activity Tables/Poster Presentations
3:30 pm Activity Tables (FLUME table, Game of Floods, Food table) Walking Tour, Manchester, NH Bike Tour, Manchester, NH
5:00 pm Cocktails
Exhibit Hall
6:00 pm Dinner for Networking (on your own)

 

Day 3 – May 2, 2018

PLENARIES AND SESSIONS

7:30 am Breakfast/Registration
9:00 am Opening Plenary: Business Continuity
9:45 am Break
Exhibit Hall

Sessions

Track 1
Built Environment
Track 2
Planning and Process
Track 3
Communication, Leadership, and Engagement
Track 4
Public Health and Green Space
10:00 am Living With Water: Resilient Flood Management From the Ivory Tower to the Community: Partnerships that Work Innovative Engagement Strategies (Mini-Lightning Session) Ticks, Mosquitos, Flies, Oh My!
11:30 am Networking Break
Exhibit Hall
Noon Lunch Plenary
Show Me the Money: Funding and Financing Panel
2:00 pm Community Energy: Planning & Financing Resilient Energy Systems How Do We Measure Success? Encouraging Residents to be Spokespeople for Adaptation A Breath of Fresh Air: Managing Air Quality
3:30 pm Conclude

Upcoming Events

Apr30

2018 Local Solutions: Eastern Climate Preparedness Conference

Antioch University New England is hosting the 2018 Local Solutions: Eastern Climate Preparedness Conference on April 30, May 1 and May 2nd 2018 at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, NH.
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