Climate Adaptation Conference focuses on “Transforming Awareness into Action”
What: Annual Climate Adaptation Conference, sponsored by the U of M’s Water Resources Center
Where: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Minneapolis North, 2200 Freeway Boulevard, Brooklyn Center
When: 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016
Background: The annual climate adaptation conference, organized by the Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership Committee, is dedicated to sharing knowledge and experience related to climate adaptation practices that improve the environment and the quality of life in Minnesota. Past conferences have involved academic and government researchers, but this year conference attendees will hear from business and political leaders. The morning panel will be moderated by meteorologist and entrepreneur Paul Douglas; an afternoon panel will include mayors of St. Paul, Bemidji, Falcon Heights and St. Louis Park.
For details, visit www.wrc.umn.edu/news-events/climate-adaptation-conference
NOTE: Detailed agenda is available here.