Sunday, March 13, 2016

Event - Local Solutions: Eastern Regional Climate Preparedness Conference

This event will take place in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on April 4-6, 2016. This capacity-building, “how to” conference, convened by Antioch University’s Center for Climate Preparedness & Community Resilience in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), is designed to build capacity for local decision makers from throughout the Eastern United States (EPA Regions 1-4).

The convening builds on the success of the May 2014 Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference, which drew more than 500 participants from Washington, D.C., to Canada’s eastern provinces.

Keynote Speakers
  • Stan Meiburg Acting Deputy Administrator of the U.S. EPA.
  • Avis Ransom Commission on Sustainability City of Baltimore.
  • Mark Jacobson Professor of Civil and Enviro. Engineering Director, Atmosphere/ Energy Program, Stanford University Business Continuity Program.
  • Bob Perciasepe President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions.
  • Bill McKibben Founder, 350.org.
  • Other keynote and plenary speakers at the LOCAL SOLUTIONS conference include:
  • Joel Scheraga; Senior Adviser for Climate Adaptation at the U.S.Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
  • Pouyat Richard; Senior Policy Analyst, Climate Resilience and Land Use, Office of Science and Technology.

Email questions to cdaniels1@antioch.edu baltimore_harbor
Click here to register. 

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