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  • National Adaptation Forum Vitals | National Adaptation Forum
    wonderful The Forum was wonderful and will help advance our collective work on adaptation in Burlington specifically and the country more generally Jennifer Green Sustainability Coordinator Community and Economic Development Office City of Burlington Thank you Thank you for your leadership and vision for the adaptation field and for the conference Nile Malloy Northern CA Program Director Communities for a Better Environment Enlightening and uplifting I want to thank you EcoAdapt and the sponsors John D and Catherine T Mac Arthur Foundation for this fantastic conference and gathering Marcie Bidwell Mountain Studies Institute Durango CO Extremely thought provoking I wanted to convey how impressed I was with the National Adaptation Forum it was extremely thought provoking and I learned a lot Celia Vanderloop Director Environmental Quality Division Department of Environmental Health City and County of Denver One of the best Thanks for hosting a great conference last week It seriously was one of the best conferences I ve attended and that wasn t just because you had coffee available all day or because it was all adaptation all the time Please put me on the list to help with the 2015 conference Sascha Petersen Adaptation International Fabulous opportunity The National Adaptation Forum was a smart conference it provided a fabulous opportunity to learn about and to share information on the art the science and the practice of climate adaptation Maybe more importantly it was a vibrant conference Liz Bell Wilburforce Foundation Much bigger than we anticipated I continue to marvel at what EcoAdapt has done with the National Adaptation Forum This was a big event much bigger than we anticipated The representation of so many sectors and the participation of so many local community groups and municipalities was great to see John Nordgren Kresge Foundation Very impressed Congratulations on what

    Original URL path: http://www.nationaladaptationforum.org/ (2016-05-02)
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  • About | National Adaptation Forum
    about how to make their work climate smart share what they have learned with others and develop a stronger network to be climate savvy in all that they do We are at a pivotal moment where we see risk and vulnerability to the impacts of climate change entering into the discourse of decision makers at all levels of policy and natural resource management Managers working at a local state regional and federal level are beginning to respond to climate impacts Engaged members of civil society are organizing their communities to improve futures for all people and mobilizing action to protect the places they care about However the field of climate change adaptation is still in its infancy and too many are reinventing instead of innovating With climate change jeopardizing society s past present and future efforts to thrive the need for practical climate adaptation solutions has never been greater The goal of the National Adaptation Forum convening is to develop a program that provides guidance through the steps of the adaptation process as well as across the spectrum of adaptation activities in the United States and around the world today Trainings and sessions should aim to be cross sectoral in

    Original URL path: http://www.nationaladaptationforum.org/about (2016-05-02)
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  • History/Origins | National Adaptation Forum
    concerned about the need to anticipate and prepare for the potential impacts of climate change in the United States It represents a collective effort to enhance the resilience of the Nation s communities natural systems and economy in the face of a changing climate through open participation from actors across the country The 3rd National Adaptation Forum will continue to bring together individuals from the wide spectrum of sectors and regions integrating climate adaptation planning into their day to day activities As the Forum has grown so too has the diversity of Participants we will continue to have practiioners from all 50 states representing all levels of government non governmental organizations community groups academia The Forum will continue the trend of of providing a venue for professional development networking and information sharing through a specialized program comprised of dozens of sessions for an innovative and comprehensive experience Participants at the Forum continue to build upon the foundation of knowledge shared at previous Forums as well as events like Adaptation 2009 the 2010 National Climate Adaptation Summit Adaptation 2011 the 2012 GreenGov Symposium and Adaptation Futures 2012 International Conference on Climate Adaptation The Forum provides a great opportunity for attendees to

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  • Resources | National Adaptation Forum
    Adaptation Forum 2013 Regional Partners Webinars Resources Sometimes you need immediate adaptation information and can t wait for the next meeting For this we offer a few online resources for 24 hour adaptation access Climate Adaptation Knowledge Exchange Your Online Adaptation Destination National Adaptation Forum Webinar Series Georgetown Adaptation Clearinghouse NOAA Climate Program Office Supporting Decisions Climate gov Toolkit climate gov Guide to Local Community Adaptation Planning from California Scanning

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  • Steering Committee | National Adaptation Forum
    Urban Sustainability Directors Network Paul Fleming Climate Resiliency Group Seattle Public Utilities Mike Goldstein Special Projects Coordinator U S Forest Service Kimberly Hall Climate Change Ecologist Terrestrial Resilience Project Manager The Nature Conservancy Elsa Haubold U S Fish and Wildlife Service National Landscape Conservation Cooperative Jessica Hellmann Director Institute on the Environment Professor Russell M and Elizabeth M Bennett Chair Department of Ecology Evolution and Behavior University of Minnesota Anne Hunt Environmental Policy Director Office of Mayor Chris Coleman Saint Paul MN Jennifer Jurado Natural Resources Planning and Management Division Broward County Kelly Klima Research Scientist Posner Hall 254C Engineering and Public Policy Carnegie Mellon University Daniel Kreeger Executive Director Association of Climate Change Officers Nile Malloy Community Resilience and Equity Strategist Climate Justice Consultant Carlos Martin Senior Fellow Urban Institute Kris May Climate Adaptation Practice Leader AECOM Michael McCormick Senior Planner California Governors Office of Planning and Research Shannon McNeeley North Central Climate Science Center Natural Resource Ecology Lab NESB A309 Colorado State University Miriam Morrill Climate Adaptation Planner Bureau of Land Management Paul Moss Climate Adaptation Coordinator Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Rachael Novak Climate Science Coordinator Bureau of Indian Affairs Amber Pairis Director Climate Science Alliance South Coast

    Original URL path: http://www.nationaladaptationforum.org/about/steering-committee (2016-05-02)
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  • Program Committee | National Adaptation Forum
    Daniels Program Manager Center for Community Resilience and Climate Preparedness Antioch University New England Mike Durglo Natural Resource Department Environmental Protection Division Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Katherine Egland Environmental and Climate Justice Chairman for the National Board of Directors NAACP Garrett Fitzgerald Strategic Partnerships Advisor Urban Sustainability Directors Network Kate Freund Science Applications U S Fish and Wildlife Service WendyKay Gewiss Development Coordinator EcoAdapt Elizabeth Gibbons Director University of Michigan Climate Center Graham Sustainability Institute at the University of Michigan David Gibbs ORISE Fellow Global Change Impacts Adaptation Program Environmental Protection Agency Jessica Grannis Adaptation Program Manager Georgetown Climate Center Roger Griffis Climate Change Coordinator NOAA Fisheries Service Shalini Gupta Executive Director Center for Earth Energy and Democracy Kimberly Hall Climate Change Ecologist Terrestrial Resilience Project Manager The Nature Conservancy Lara Hansen Chief Scientist and Executive Director EcoAdapt Jessica Hellmann Director Institute on the Environment Professor Russell M and Elizabeth M Bennett Chair Department of Ecology Evolution and Behavior University of Minnesota Chris Hilke Senior Manager Climate Adaptation and Resilience National Wildlife Federation Jessica Hitt Scientist and CAKE Program Manager EcoAdapt Margaret Hiza Redsteer Geologist Research Scientist U S Geological Survey Sara Hoverter Senior Fellow Harrison Institute for Public Law Darren Long Managing Director Climate Adaptation Fund Wildlife Conservation Society Nile Malloy Community Resilience and Equity Strategist Climate Justice Consultant Lara Millberg Principal Planner Sustainable Development and Climate Resilience Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Paul Moss Climate Adaptation Coordinator Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Kelly Muellman Sustainability Program Coordinator City of Minneapolis Rachael Novak Climate Science Coordinator Bureau of Indian Affairs Megan O Grady Senior Analyst Abt Associates Melissa Ocana Research and Extension Project Manager UMass Amherst Amber Pairis Director Climate Science Alliance South Coast CA Department of Fish and Wildlife CA Landscape Conservation Cooperative Britt Parker Coastal Management Specialist Climate

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  • Program | National Adaptation Forum
    thinking about what session format you might be proposing For inspiration check out the past Forum programs or the highlight video Sessions Formats Create a Symposium around a key topic related to the themes being generated by the Steering Committee and Program Committee Plan a Training Sessions and design an interactive educational experience in which participants develop skills to take home Convene and lead a Working Group around a key

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  • Registration | National Adaptation Forum
    While there you will learn how to make your work climate informed share what you have learned with others and develop a stronger network of like minded peers This community is growing and uses the National Adaptation Forum as the place to build momentum while simultaneously keeping abreast of the latest science and engaging new partners Those who attend benefit from exposure to all aspects of the field professional development and information sharing through an innovative and comprehensive program featuring plenary sessions symposia working groups training sessions exhibit booths poster sessions and networking events Early Bird Registration online OPENS 9 6 16 12 00 AM ET CLOSES 2 28 17 11 59 PM ET Students 250 Non Profit 450 Government 450 University Non Student 450 Corporate 550 Standard Registration online OPENS 3 1 17 12 00 AM ET CLOSES 5 9 17 5 00 PM ET Students 350 Non Profit 550 Government 550 University Non Student 550 Corporate 650 If room permits onsite registration may be available National Adaptation Forum Registration includes Three days of conference admission Conference program and materials Opening and closing plenary sessions Access to over 50 adaptation exhibitors Free wi fi in the RiverCentre Daily buffet

    Original URL path: http://www.nationaladaptationforum.org/registration (2016-05-02)
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