[Coral-List] Save-the-date - National Adaptation Forum (NAF) - April 2-4, 2013 Denver, CO

Roger.B.Griffis roger.b.griffis at noaa.gov
Thu Sep 20 15:19:56 EDT 2012

Announcement (apologies for cross postings)

SAVE THE DATE -- 1st National Adaptation Forum 
<http://www.nationaladaptationforum.org/> (NAF) -- April 2-4, 2013, 
Denver, Colorado
_/*National Adaptation Forum - Action today for a better tomorrow*/_

You are invited to be a part of the 1st National Adaptation Forum (NAF): 
Action today for a better tomorrow.
Please join us as we kick-off the inaugural convening of adaptation 
practitioners and experts from around the country
focused on moving from adaptation planning to adaptation action.

_/*Goals of the NAF:*/_

    * Provide a professional development opportunity for the adaptation
    * Contribute to the development of a community of practice around
      climate change adaptation.
    * Create a venue for practitioners to share information, progress,
      and strategies, in order to build the capacity of their community.
    * Supporting on the ground implementation by providing managers and
      regional experts with a venue to exchange knowledge of and tools
      for incorporating climate change into their work.

This professional development event affords attendees the opportunity to 
learn more about how to make their work climate smart, share what they 
have learned with others, and develop a stronger network to be climate 
savvy in all that they do.

NAF Executive Committee Members include:
Margaret Davidson, NOAA
Naomi Edelson, National Wildlife Federation
Mike Goldstein, U.S. Forest Service
Lara Hansen, EcoAdapt
Noah Matson, Defenders of Wildlife
Amber Pairis, CA Department of Fish and Game
Joel Scheraga, U.S. EPA

/*For more information please visit:*/     *www.nationaladaptationforum.org*

The agenda is coming soon, a call for abstracts (trainings, symposia and 
working group proposals) opens October 15th , and
registration will open November 1st. We hope you can make it and look 
forward to seeing you there.

National Adaptation Forum - Action today for a better tomorrow

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Roger B. Griffis

Climate Change Coordinator

NOAA Fisheries Service

P:  301-427-8134 *NEW OFFICE PHONE NUMBER*

Cell:  301-980-4694

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