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S = Symposium
T = Training
WG = Working Group

 

TUESDAY, APRIL 2

Concurrent Session 1

(S) Advancing Understanding and Application of Adaptive Capacity to Inform Sustainable Resource Management in a Changing Climate

(S) Adaptation for Wildlife Aquatic Resources

(S) Understanding the problem - The Overlap Between Hazard Mitigation and Adaptation

(S) Coastal Adaptation Lessons Learned: Planning to Implementation

(S) Seawalls and Wrecking Balls: Overcoming the Barriers to Making CMSP Climate-Smart

(S) Linking Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment to Adaptation Strategy for Species, Ecosystems, and Landscapes

(T) Part 1:  Using Social Ecology, the Science of Community, to Mobilize Citizens and Partnerships for Climate Change Adaptation

(WG) Navigating the Sea of Adaptation Planning Possibilities: Best practices in climate change adaptation planning for natural resources and biodiversity conservation

(WG) Critical Thresholds: Can’t live with 'em, can’t live without 'em

(WG) Part 1: Framing Resilience: What is it and how do we message it effectively?

(WG) Part 1: Resilience Regionalism - Working at Scale for Integrated Adaptation Outcomes

Lunch Session

(T) Climate Savvy Quick Course

(WG) Successful Adaptation in Space and Time: What Works, What Can Be Improved from Lessons Learned? 

(WG) The Equity Dimensions of Adaptation

(WG) Part 2: Framing Resilience: What is it and how do we message it effectively?

(WG) Part 2: Resilience Regionalism - Working at Scale for Integrated Adaptation Outcomes

Concurrent Session 2

(S) Communicating Climate Information for Adaptation and Applied Research

(S) Resilience Indicators: Ready or Not

(S) Evolution from Planning to Implementation: Learning from Experience in Bridgeport, CT

(S) Climate Justice Alignment: Strategies and Tools to Build Community Resilience in Low-income Communities of Color

(S) Putting Climate-Smart Conservation into Practice

(S) Adaptation Initiatives in Tropical Islands: Is it too Late for “No Regrets” Strategies

(T) Part 2: Using Social Ecology, the Science of Community, to Mobilize Citizens and Partnerships for Climate Change Adaptation

(T) Part 1: Gaming Adaptation: Introducing Role-Play Simulations for Stakeholder Engagement, Teaching and Research

(T) Part 1: Climate Communication: Applying Communication Research to be Effective

(T) Part 1: Integrating Climate Risk into Major Projects

(WG) Part 1: Preparing for change: a discussion of evaluation tools and techniques to identify research and management needs for addressing adaptation and climate change in aquatic systems

Concurrent Session 3

(S) Fostering Resilience in Vulnerable Communities Through Adaptation and Disaster Planning

(S) Facilitating Adaptation to Climate Variability and Change Through Community Engagement and Mobilization

(S) Climate Change Adaptation: National Policy Landscape

(S) Lest We Forget: The Crucial “People Part” in Advancing Climate Responses

(S) Tribal Climate Adaptation Case Studies – Building on Success

(S) Making It Real: Integrating Climate Change into the Day-to-Day Work of a Wildlife Agency

(T) Part 3: Using Social Ecology, the Science of Community, to Mobilize Citizens and Partnerships for Climate Change Adaptation

(T) Part 2: Gaming Adaptation: Introducing Role-Play Simulations for Stakeholder Engagement, Teaching and Research

(T) Part 2: Climate Communication: Applying Communication Research to be Effective

(T) Part 2: Integrating Climate Risk into Major Projects

(WG) Part 2: Preparing for change: a discussion of evaluation tools and techniques to identify research and management needs for addressing adaptation and climate change in aquatic systems

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3

Concurrent Session 4

(S) Assessing Adaptation Options for Species Conservation

(S) "Climate ready” Management of Living Marine Resources: Assessing Risks and Impacts

(S) Strength in Numbers: Building Regional Adaptation Networks to Face Local Coastal Hazards

(S) Cross-Sectoral Urban Adaptation

(S) Climate in Context: Interdisciplinary Problem Solving in NOAA’s RISA Program

(S) Tools for Coastal Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Planning

(T) Part 1: Building Coastal Resilience

(T) Part 1: Building Resilience: A simpler way to approach Adaptation Practice 

(T) Part 1: Translating Research to Inform Policy: How to Participate Effectively in the Policy Process 

(T) Part 1: Initiating Adaptation Planning with the Vulnerability and Consequences Adaptation Planning Scenario Process (VCAPS)

(WG) Part 1: Shaking the Couch Cushions – Creating and Expanding Funding Streams for Adaptation Planning and Implementation

(WG) A Strategic Alignment for Great Lakes Climate Change Adaptation

(WG) Part 1: Equity and Justice in Adaptation Planning

(WG) Part 1: North Central Climate Science Center Adaptation Working Group

Concurrent Session 5

(S) Pipes, Pumps and Pavement: Infrastructure Adaptation Approaches and Costs

(S) Managing the Landscape in a Changing Climate: Tools, Resources and Considerations for Conserving Biodiversity and Restoring Habitat Health

(S) When Sandy Comes Knocking

(S) Getting Organized: A Facilitated Discussion on Catalyzing Community Adaptation Efforts and Avoiding Common Hurdles

(S) How Federal Agencies Support Climate Adaptation at the Local Level

(S) Innovative Engagement for Coastal Climate Change Adaptation Planning: Weaving Values, Collaborative Process, and Communities of Practice

(T) Part 2: Building Resilience: A simpler way to approach Adaptation Practice

(T) Part 2: Building Coastal Resilience

(T) Part 2: Translating Research to Inform Policy: How to Participate Effectively in the Policy Process

(T) Part 2: Initiating Adaptation Planning with the Vulnerability and Consequences Adaptation Planning Scenario Process (VCAPS)

(WG) Part 2: Shaking the Couch Cushions – Creating and Expanding Funding Streams for Adaptation Planning and Implementation

(WG) Indigenous Cultures of Color Working Group 

(WG) Part 2: Equity and Justice in Adaptation Planning

(WG) Part 2:  North Central Climate Science Center Adaptation Working Group

Lunch Session

(WG) Part 1: Adaptation Strategies and Information Needs in Response to Extreme Events

(WG) Part 1: From Frameworks to Workflows:  Implementing Adaptation Guidance in an Online Collaboration Space

(WG) Part 1: Dialogue on the Growing Array of Vulnerability Assessment Frameworks: Applying Lessons from Domestic Frameworks to Developing Countries

(WG) Assessing the Vulnerability of Highly Migratory Species to Climate Change Impacts

(WG) Adaptation and Mitigation: Are You or How Are You Integrating These Efforts?         

Concurrent Session 6

(S) Legal Challenges for Coastal Communities Adapting to Sea-Level Rise

(S) Tribal Climate Adaptation Management: Planning Tools, Capacity Building, and Partnerships

(S) Coastal Climate Change Adaptation in the Northeast: Lessons Learned

(S) Getting the Job Done: How Western US cities are Preparing for Climate Changes

(S) Bringing Climate Adaptation Home: State and Local Agencies Meet the Challenge

(T) Part 3: Building Coastal Resilience

(T) Part 1: Decision Analysis for Climate Adaptation 

(T) Part 3: Translating Research to Inform Policy: How to Participate Effectively in the Policy Process

(T) Part 3: Initiating Adaptation Planning with the Vulnerability and Consequences Adaptation Planning Scenario Process (VCAPS)

(WG) Part 1: Adapting After the Disaster:  Lessons from Sandy and Irene 

(WG) Part 1: Getting to Climate Savvy Fisheries Management: Fish Managers Guide to Climate Change

(WG) Part 1: Seawalls and Wrecking Balls - The Sequel: Operationalizing Climate-Smart CMSP

(WG) Advancing Understanding and Application of Adaptive Capacity to Inform Sustainable Resource Management in a Changing Climate

(WG) Part 1: Green-Grey Adaptation

Concurrent Session 7

(S) Decision Making for Climate Adaptation – Managing Uncertainty for Real Hard Decisions

(S) Adapting to Climate Change in the Western US: Drought, Fires and Forests

(S) Adapt or Suffer – Tools to Identify Appropriate Coastal Adaptation Strategies

(S) Adaptation in the City: Insights from Metro Initiatives Around the Country

(S) National and Regional Actions to Mainstream Climate Adaptation

(S) Coastal Communities and a Changing Climate: Needs, Perceptions and Adaptation Tools

(T) Part 4: Building Coastal Resilience

(T) Part 2: Decision Analysis for Climate Adaptation

(T) Part 4: Translating Research to Inform Policy: How to Participate Effectively in the Policy Process

(T) Part 4: Initiating Adaptation Planning with the Vulnerability and Consequences Adaptation Planning Scenario Process (VCAPS)

(WG) Part 2: Adapting After the Disaster:  Lessons from Sandy and Irene

(WG) Part 2: Getting to Climate Savvy Fisheries Management: Fish Managers Guide to Climate Change

(WG) Part 2: Seawalls and Wrecking Balls - The Sequel: Operationalizing Climate-Smart CMSP

(WG) Place-based Conservation

(WG) Part 2: Green-Grey Adaptation

THURSDAY, APRIL 4

Concurrent Session 8

(S) Adaptation for Landscaping Diversity in Farming and Habitat

(S) Managed Relocation: Perspectives on Regulatory Challenges and Management Implications

(S) Incorporating Hazard Mitigation and Adaptation into Local Planning Efforts

(S) Moving from Plan to Action: Lessons Learned on Forging and Sustaining an Effective Community-Based Climate Action Coalition in Oakland, CA

(S) A “Rosetta Stone” for Integrating Climate Change into Existing Planning Frameworks

(S) “Climate Ready” Management of Living Marine Resources:  Planning and Action to Reduce Risks

(T) Part 1: The Refuges VA Framework

(T) Part 1: Moving from Adaptation Planning to Action: Barriers and Opportunities to Protect People and Property from Climate Change through Nature-Based Approaches

(WG) Part 1: Climate Adaptation Indicators for Biodiversity and Ecosystems

(WG) Part 1: Tribal Adaptation Action Planning – Defining the Path Forward

Concurrent Session 9

(S) Adaptation in the Coastal Context

(S) On-the-Ground Action for Wildlife Adaptation: Funding Opportunities and Examples from the Field

(S) Climate Change: Adaptation Planning and Practice

(S) Making Transportation More Resilient to Climate Change: New Approaches to Assessing Vulnerability and Adaptation Options

(S) Supporting Adaptation in Coastal Watershed Communities: Models, Methods, and Measures of Success

(S) Part 1: Equitable Community Engagement in Adaptation Planning and Disaster Response

(T) Part 2: The Refuges VA Framework

(T) Part 2: Moving from Adaptation Planning to Action: Barriers and Opportunities to Protect People and Property from Climate Change through Nature-Based Approaches

(WG) Part 2: Climate Adaptation Indicators for Biodiversity and Ecosystems

(WG) Managed Relocation Working Group

Lunch Session

(WG) Part 2:  Adaptation Strategies and Information Needs in Response to Extreme Events

(WG) Part 2:  From Frameworks to Workflows:  Implementing Adaptation Guidance in an Online Collaboration Space

(WG) Part 2: Dialogue on the Growing Array of Vulnerability Assessment Frameworks: Applying Lessons from Domestic Frameworks to Developing Countries

(WG) Part 1: Western Adaptation Alliance

(WG) Part 2: Tribal Adaptation Action Planning – Defining the Path Forward

Concurrent Session 10

(S) Coastal Resilience: An Emerging Approach to Address Floodplain and Coastal Community Vulnerability

(S) Rural Climate Adaptation for Forest, Water and People: Essential Elements Leading to Effective Implementation

(S) Part 2: Equitable Community Engagement in Adaptation Planning and Disaster Response

(S) Adapting the Forest for the Trees: Examples of On-the-Ground Action in Forestry and Habitat Restoration

(S) “Bridging the Divide:" Developing Shared Understanding of Climate Risk Management among the Insurance, Finance, and Public Sectors

(S) Implementing the National Fish, Wildlife and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy

(T) Part 3: The Refuges VA Framework

(WG) Is it Doing Any Good? The Need for Adaptation Monitoring

(WG) Part 2: Western Adaptation Alliance