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Minnesota Climate Adaptation Conference

Event information

Date

Add to Calendar 2021-01-20 09:00:00 2021-01-20 12:15:00 Minnesota Climate Adaptation Conference Adaptation Angles: How multiple perspectives help us see the big picture The Minnesota Climate Adaptation Conference brings together citizens and representatives from the public, private, and non-profit sectors to inspire and encourage climate adaptation in communities throughout Minnesota. This year's online conference has a schedule packed full of local leaders doing innovative climate adaptation work: Keynote by Sam Grant, Executive Director of MN350 Climate Adaptation Awards Ceremony Panel Discussion - Perspectives on climate adaptation across scales and sectors. Panelists include: Rosemary Lavin, Director, Hennepin County Environment and Energy Katrina Kessler, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Eric Sannerud, Farmer Sara Smith, Midwest Tribal Resilience Liaison, College of Menominee Nation and USGS Midwest/Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Centers Moderator: Dr. Heidi Roop, University of Minnesota Extension Specialist in Climate Science Breakout discussions and networking America/Chicago public

Time

Location

Online

Contact

Cheryel Keyser
water@umn.edu or 612-624-3738

Adaptation Angles: How multiple perspectives help us see the big picture

The Minnesota Climate Adaptation Conference brings together citizens and representatives from the public, private, and non-profit sectors to inspire and encourage climate adaptation in communities throughout Minnesota.

This year's online conference has a schedule packed full of local leaders doing innovative climate adaptation work:

  • Keynote by Sam Grant, Executive Director of MN350
  • Climate Adaptation Awards Ceremony
  • Panel Discussion - Perspectives on climate adaptation across scales and sectors. Panelists include:
    • Rosemary Lavin, Director, Hennepin County Environment and Energy
    • Katrina Kessler, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
    • Eric Sannerud, Farmer
    • Sara Smith, Midwest Tribal Resilience Liaison, College of Menominee Nation and USGS Midwest/Northeast Climate Adaptation Science Centers
    • Moderator: Dr. Heidi Roop, University of Minnesota Extension Specialist in Climate Science
  • Breakout discussions and networking

Audience

Minnesotans from the public, private, and non-profit sectors involved and interested in climate adaptation. Technical and non-technical participants are welcome.

Cost

  • $30 General
  • $15 for students and current GreenCorps members

Registration

Registration is required. You will be sent a link to the Zoom webinar. 

To cancel your registration, email Cheryel Keyser at water@umn.edu by Jan. 15, 2021. You will be charged a $10 cancellation fee. No refunds after Jan. 15.

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