April Showers Bring May Climate Preparedness at the Local Solutions Conference

WHAT?

The Antioch University and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are teaming up to host the Center for Climate Preparedness and Community Resilience’s 2018 Local Solutions: Eastern Climate Preparedness Conference.

WHERE?

The conference takes place at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, NH

WHEN?

The 3-day conference will occur April 30 to May 2.

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WHY PARTICIPATE?

The Center for Climate Preparedness and Community Resilience reports:

This capacity-building program is geared towards small government planners and decision-makers striving to create healthy resilient communities that are better able to handle severe weather and climate impacts. Through sessions, speakers and workshops, this conference guides local leaders on how to make climate resilience an aspect of their daily operations.

The conference hosts participants from Maine to Washington D.C. while topics range from Nuts and Bolts of Conducting a Vulnerability Assessment to Ticks, Mosquitos, Flies, Oh My!

Keynotes for the conference include Dr. Susanee Moser, Director and Principal Researcher of Susanne Moser Research & Consulting; and Nina-Marie Lister, Founder and Director of Ecological Design Lab/ Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University in Toronto.

SPECIAL FUNDING FOR MARYLAND PARTICIPANTS

The conference is $345, but a Town Creek Foundation grant is available for participants coming to the conference from Maryland.

The Maryland Travel Grant may be used for up to $1,000 in expenses relating to registration, lodging, and travel.

WHAT NOW

View the agenda here.

Register for the conference here.

Apply for the grant here.