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California Adaptation Forum
September 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am - September 8, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Connect with a diverse audience of hundreds of local, regional, and state leaders who are committed to addressing California’s adaptation needs.
The 2016 California Adaptation Forum will feature:
A series of plenaries with high-level government, business and community leaders
A variety of breakout sessions on essential adaptation topics that reflect the diverse needs and challenges facing California
Regional project tours highlighting adaptation efforts in Southern California
Pre-forum workshops on tools and strategies for implementing adaptation solutions
Numerous networking opportunities where participants can share insights, best practices and lessons learned about how to most effectively respond
The audience will include elected officials, public and private sector leaders, nonprofits, community members and organizations, and researchers from the following sectors:
- Air Quality
- Biodiversity and Habitat Conservation
- Emergency Management
- Environmental Justice
- Equitable Development
- Ocean and Coastal Management
- Planning and Urban Design
- Public Health
The Local Government Commission and the State of California organized the first California Adaptation Forum in the state capital, held on August 19 – 20, 2014. The 2014 California Adaptation Forum launched the statewide adaptation conversation by bringing together 800 local, regional and state leaders to form a community of action, committed to addressing California’s adaptation needs. The program featured cutting-edge policies, projects, programs and partnerships, as well as tools and strategies that address the challenges community leaders face in developing and implementing adaptation solutions.
- September 7, 2016 @ 8:00 am
- September 8, 2016 @ 5:00 pm