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Conference 5/12-14: Abt at the 2015 National Adaptation Forum

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 – Thursday, May 14, 2015

Peter Chandonait, Principal Associate, Abt Associates
  The National Adaptation Forum (NAF) is a biennial gathering of private and public sector professionals focused on the collective effort to enhance the resilience of the Nation's communities, resources and economy in the face of a changing climate. 
Staff from Abt's Environment and Natural Resources (ENR) division will present posters, speak on two panels, and host training workshops at this year's forum. Visit the booth in the exhibit hall to learn more about our work in responding to and preparing for the effects of climate change.

Training Session 13: Moving From Awareness to Implementation: Integrating Climate Risk in the Built Environment
Wednesday, May 13, 1:00 – 3:00 PM | Regency A
Abt presenter: Joel Smith
Training Session 21: Learn How to Develop Long-term Communication Strategies That Build Support for Adaptation Across Silos
Thursday, May 13, 1:30 – 3:30 PM | Frisco Burlington
Abt presenter: Karen Raucher

Symposium Session 33: A Conversation: Climate Change Adaptation and International Development
Wednesday, May 13, 8:30 – 10:00 AM | Jeffersonian/Knickerbocker
Abt presenter: Joel Smith

Symposium Session 39: Community Adaptation: Practical Action from Across the Country
Wednesday, May 13, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM | Midway
Abt presenter: Jason Vogel


Tuesday, May 12, 5:30 – 6:30 PM | Pegram (adjacent to Midway)

Adaptation Lessons from NASA and NREL: Advancing Science to Conduct Site-level Vulnerability Assessments and Develop Resiliency Plans
Abt presenter: Megan O’Grady

Incorporating Uncertain Climate Assessment Data into the Planning and Decision Making Process: Case Study Insights
Abt presenter: Karen Raucher

Preparing for a Hotter World: Saving Lives Now and in the Future with Extreme Temperature Notification and Response Programs 
Abt presenter: Dave Mills
Tool for Shoreline Adaptation Response Planning (TSARP)
Abt presenter: Russ Jones
When: May 12 - 14, 2015

Where: St. Louis Union Station Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri 

For more information, visit the conference website