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Calendar of Events

The information on this page includes conferences, meetings, webinars, workshops and training opportunities related to climate change and water. The events listed here are not necessarily endorsed by EPA, but are opportunities that may be of interest to those involved in addressing climate change impacts on water resources.

Upcoming events are continually being added. Please let us know if you have information to add by emailing us the details of the event (water_climate_change@epa.gov).

Note: Several of the links listed below will take you to non-EPA websites. In doing so, EPA does not endorse any non-government websites, companies, or applications. Exit EPA Disclaimer


2014-2015 Upcoming Conferences, Training, Webcasts, and Other Events

Date Title/Location/Details
September 23 United Nations Climate Summit
Location: New York, New York
September 23 Traditional Ecological Knowledge Workshop
Organizer: California Landscape Conservation Cooperative & California Department of Water Resources
Location: Sacramento, California
September 24 - 26 2014 Rising Seas Summit
Organizer: Association of Climate Change Officers
Location: New York, New York
September 27 - October 1 Water Environment Federation's Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC)
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
September 30 - October 2 Training: Climate Change Vulnerability Assessments
Organizer: National Conservation Training Center, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Location: LaCrosse, Wisconsin
October 1 Webinar: Green Infrastructure and Environmental Health and Safety
Organizer: Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast
4:00 - 5:45 p.m. eastern
October 1 - 2 Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit 
Location: Miami Beach, Florida
October 7 - 9 Tribal Training: Climate Change Adaptation Planning
Organizer: ITEP (Institute for Environmental Professionals)
Location: Norman, Oklahoma
October 7 - 10 WaterSmart Innovations 2014 Conference and Exposition
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada 
October 7- 10 World Green Infrastructure Congress
Location: Sydney, Australia
October 8 - 10 Annual Regional Stormwater Conference
Organizer: Southeast Stormwater Association
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
October 13 - 17 The Climate Symposium 2014
(Climate Research and Earth Observations from Space / Climate Information for Decision Making)
Location: Darmstadt, Germany
October 14 Webinar: Ocean Acidification: A Washington State High School Curricular Framework
Organizer: NOAA Ocean Acidification Program
6:00 p.m. eastern
October 14 - 16 Training: Think Resiliently, Act Regionally: Innovative Governance for Effective Climate Change Adaptation
Organizer: Sustainable Communities Leadership Academy (Institute for Sustainable Communities)
Location: Alexandria, Virginia
October 15 - 17 Conference: Shifting Seasons Summit
Organizer: College of Menominee Nation Sustainable Development Institute with assistance from the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and Michigan State University
Location: Keshena, Wisconsin
October 16 Tribal Training: Climate Change Adaptation Planning
Organizer: ITEP (Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals)
Location: Keshena, Wisconsin (at the Shifting Seasons Summit)
October 19 -23 2014 ASDWA Annual Conference
Organizer: Association of State Drinking Water Administrators
Location: Albuquerque,New Mexico
October 23 - 24 National Workshop on Large Landscape Conservation
Organizer: Practioners' Network for Large Landscape Conservation
Location: Washington, D.C.
October 27 - 31 2014 Alaska Tribal Conference on Environmental Management
Organizer: Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
October 28 - 30 Training: Climate-Smart Conservation
Organizer: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Conservation Training Center
Location: Olympia, Washington 
October 30 Webinar: Moving Toward Sustainability: Sustainable and Effective Practices for Creating Your Water Utility Roadmap
Organizer: U.S. EPA Webinar Series: Moving Towards Sustainability
12:30 - 2:30 p.m. eastern
October 31 - November 2 Graduate Climate Conference
Location: University of Washington Pack Forest Conference Center, Seattle, Washington
November 4 Innovative Financing for Green Infrastructure
Organizer: U.S. EPA Green Infrastructure Webcast Series
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. eastern
November 5 Webinar: Green Infrastructure and Coastal Resilience
Organizer: Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast
4:00 - 5:45 p.m. eastern
November 6-8 International Conference on Sustainable Infrastructure 2014
Organizer: American Society of Civil Engineers
Location: Long Beach, California
November 12 - 15 CitiesAlive: Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference
Organizer: A Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Conference
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
December 2 Green Infrastructure for Localized Flood Management
Organizer: U.S. EPA Green Infrastructure Webcast Series
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. eastern
December 3 Webinar: Green Infrastructure and Public Health
Organizer: Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast
4:00 - 5:45 p.m. eastern
December 8 - 12 2014 ACES Conference: A Community on Ecosystem Services 
Location: Washington, D.C.
Decmber 9- 12 National Ground Water Association (NGWA) Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
December 15 - 19 2014 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting
Location: San Francisco, California
January 7, 2015 Webinar: Green Infrastructure, Urban Planning, and Economic Development
Organizer: Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast
4:00 - 5:45 p.m. eastern
January 17 - 21, 2015 2015 International Low Impact Development Conference
Organizer: Environment and Water Resources Institute
Location: Houston, Texas
January 28 - 29, 2015 NCSE's National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment- Energy & Climate Change
Organizer: National Council for Science and The Environment
Location: Washington, D.C.
February 4 , 2015 Webinar: Urban Greening and Ecosystem Services
Organizer: Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast
4:00 - 5:45 p.m. eastern
February 15 - 17 , 2015 Conference: Agriculture and Climate Change: Adapting Crops to Increased Uncertainty
Location: Amsterdam, the Netherlands
February 17 - 19, 2015 Great Basin Consortium Conference
Location: Boise State University, Idaho
April 18 - 22, 2015 American Planning Association 2015 National Planning Conference
(There will be a Planning and Climate Change Symposium as part of the conference)
Location: Seattle, Washington
April 29 - 30, 2015 Environmental Technology for Impact 2015
Organizer: Sub-department of Environmental Technology of Wageningen University
Location: Wageningen, the Netherlands
May 12 - 15, 2015 National Adaptation Forum
Organizer: Eco-Adapt
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
July 5 - 10, 2015 International Association for Landscape Ecology World Congress Meeting
Location: Portland, Oregon

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