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