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National Adaptation Forum 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 – Thursday, April 25, 2019

Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
1 John Nolen Dr.
Madison, WI 53703
United States

Abt Associates is a proud sponsor of the 2019 National Adaptation Forum. The Forum brings together the adaptation community to share knowledge and foster innovation. The theme of this year’s event is “Action today for a better tomorrow.” Stop by our booth #16 to learn more.

Abt experts will present the following:


Tuesday,  April 23, 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. | Mezzanine Community Terrace
A Case Study Review: How Climate Indicators Inform Adaptation Decisions at City, State, and Regional Scales
Presenters: Michael Kolian, U.S. EPA; Jason Vogel, Abt Associates

Stakeholder Driven Climate Adaptation in the Lao PDR Power Sector
Presenters: Sherry Stout, National Renewable Energy Laboratory; Jason Vogel, Abt Associates

Wednesday, April 24,  2:00 – 3:30 p.m. | Hall of Ideas F
Concurrent Session 5: Climate Adaptation Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty
Chair: Joel B. Smith, Abt Associates

Wednesday, April 24, 12:40 – 1:40 p.m. | Hall of Ideas J
Oral Presentations 6: Climate Adaptation in Indigenous lands
Presentation: Pueblo de San Ildefonso climate change adaptation planning, with a focus on LANL legacy contamination
Presenter: Kaylene Ritter, Abt Associates

Thursday, April 25, 11:00 a.m. –  12:30 p.m.| Hall of Ideas I
Concurrent Session 7: Adapting to Extreme Events
Presentation: A hydrologist and community leader walk into a bar... lessons on community-focused inland flood planning
Presenter: Megan O'Grady, Abt Associates

Thursday, April 25, 11:00 a.m. –  12:30 p.m. | Hall of Ideas F
Training: Building Resilience through Training: Water Utility Decision Support
Co-organizer: Joel Smith, Abt Associates

Learn more about Abt’s work in Environment & Energy.