3rd Annual Rising Seas Summit Meeting

November 3, 2015 - 8:00 AM - November 5, 2015 - 6:00 PM
Boston, MA

The 3rd annual Rising Seas Summit will focus on the interrelationships between sea level rise, climate change, and extreme events, and how elected officials, agency leaders, scientists and policy specialists can work together to reduce and mitigate environmental, economic and social degradation induced by climate change.

The event will occur from November 3-5, 2015, in Boston, MA. Here are some of the major topics:

  • Addressing Legal & Policy Challenges to Adapting to Sea Level Rise
  • Coastal Flooding & Community Impacts
  • Public Health Implications of Sea Level Rise
  • Assessing Vulnerability and Prioritizing Action
  • Protecting Drinking Water
  • Emergency Management as a Gateway to Adaptive Planning
  • Addressing Unsustainable Policies that Mask Risk
  • Natural Systems, Resilience and Adaptation
  • Financing Adaptation Measures
  • Retreat! Navigating the Intricacies of Relocation

For more information, check out the conference website.