2019 Program Archive: Rising the Occasion: Brainstorming Opportunities for Cross-Boundary Collaboration to Address Sea Level Rise

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Wednesday, 5:45pm to 7:00pm


A loosely structured conversation intended to elicit ideas about collaborating on sea level rise adaptation planning and practice. Hear about initiatives seeking to contribute to best practice development related to sea level rise adaptation and help think about steps the community of practice might take to advance learning and collaboration.

Who should attend: Decision makers/planners/stakeholders in city, county, regional, and state government, Boundary organization professionals, Scientists interested in the development and dissemination of “actionable science”

Conveners: Water Utility Climate Alliance, Sea Level Rise Committee David Behar, Climate Program Director, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Abby Sullivan, Environmental Scientist, Climate Change Adaptation Program, Philadelphia Water Department

Sponsor: Christine Kirchhoff, Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering