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    Webinar on Regional Adaptation Strategies for Addressing Sea Level Rise and Its Cascading Effects featuring speakers from the SECC CoP!

    Be sure to tune in to this webinar on Friday at 1:00 p.m. EST

    The National Protection and Programs Directorate’s Office of Infrastructure Protection will host a Webinar entitled “Regional Adaptation Strategies for Addressing Sea Level Rise and Its Cascading Effects.” This second episode in a series of Climate Adaptation and Critical Infrastructure Webinars is scheduled for Friday, January 30, 2015, from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. EST. This Webinar features speakers from private industry, as well as State, local and regional entities discussing regional adaptive approaches for addressing the impacts of sea level rise on critical infrastructure.

    Topics covered:
    Sea level rise in the Southeast United States
    Speaker: Dr. Rawlings Miller – Dr. Miller is a Ph.D. with ICF International with 18 years of experience in climate change and air pollution research and policy, and an additional 2 years of experience as an engineer.

    Planning – Stakeholder Driven Adaptation Planning in South Carolina–
    Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) Fly – Dr. Fly is the coastal climate extension specialist for the South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium and the Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessments program.

    Organizing Communities – Regional Adaptation Strategies for Coastal Resiliency
    Speakers: Tara McCue: Ms. McCue is the Director of Planning and Community Development at the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council. Ms. McCue’s climate resiliency work began at the Council in 2003. She has co-authored two papers examining land use impacts to rising sea level.
    Margo Moehring – Ms. Moehring is the Managing Director of Policy at the Northeast Florida Regional Council and the Executive Director of the Regional Community Institute of Northeast Florida, Inc.

    Register Today!
    Registration URL to copy and paste into browser: https://www.govevents.com/details/15544/climate-adaptation-and-critical-infrastructure-webinar-series/?nlp=79q34256s3854dlu123a


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