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Climate Resilience and Adaptation Strategies — A Capital Area Symposium

Friday, October 4, 2013
8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Reception to follow
LBJ School of Public Affairs
University of Texas at Austin
2315 Red River Street
Bass Lecture Hall
$40 registration
This ground-breaking symposium brings Capital Area stakeholders together for the first time, to hear leading experts, identify and assess the shared regional challenges we face, and discuss how to adapt to climate change.
It provides a forum for learning about local climate vulnerability, and for sharing best practices in climate resilience planning. Topics include:
• Regional climate vulnerability
• Data from local research
• How to begin resilience planning
• Local, national and international best practices
• Current efforts of regional agencies and governments
• Collaborative opportunities in Central Texas
• Center for Politics and Governance, UT Austin
• City of Austin, Office of Sustainability
• Georgetown Climate Center
• Institute for Sustainable Communities
• Adaptation International
• The Texas Drought Project
• The Texas Observer
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