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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).

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2015 Upcoming Conferences, Training, Webcasts, and Other Events

Date Title/Location/Details
March 3Webinar: Engineering Roads and Other Transportation Assets to be Resilient to Climate Change
Organizer: National Highway Institute
2:00 p.m. eastern
March 3Webinar: Find Money in the Water System Budget: Energy Management Teams, Baselines and Data Collections
Organizer: Environmental Finance Center Network
2:00 p.m. eastern
March 42015 Ocean Leadership Public Policy Forum: Predicting and Preparing for a Changing Arctic
Location: Washington, D.C.
9:00 a.m. eastern
March 4Webinar: Estimating Blue Carbon Storage in Texas Coastal Wetlands
1:00 p.m. eastern
March 4Overturning Assumptions: Past Present and Future Concerns about the Ocean's Circulation
Location: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.
5:30 p.m. eastern
March 4 - 6The Urban Water Institute's Spring Water Conference
Organizer: The Urban Water Institute
Location: Palm Springs, California
March 8 - 11Pacific Climate Workshop 2015
Pacific Grove, California
March 10Webinar: Developing Future Sea Level Rise and Storm Surge Scenarios
Organizer: National Highway Institute
2:00 p.m. eastern
March 11Webinar: Employing Q-Methodology for Vulnerability Assessment
Organizer: USDA Forest Service
2:00 p.m. eastern
March 11Webinar: FISHTAIL: A Decision Support Mapper for Conserving Stream
Fish Habitats of the Northeast Climate Science Center Region

Organizer: Northeast Climate Science Center
3:30 p.m. eastern
March 12Webinar: New Tools for Projecting Impacts of Climate Change on Deer and Waterfowl
Organizer: U.S. Department of Interior
11:00 a.m. eastern
March 13California Aquaculture Law Symposium
Location: UCLA School of Law, California
8:30 a.m. pacific
March 14 - 15Nexus 2015: Water, Food, Energy and Climate Conference
Organizer: The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina
March 18Webinar: The Buzz on Blue Carbon: An Introduction to Coastal Blue Carbon Concepts and Opportunities
Organizer: Restore America's Estuaries
2:00 p.m. eastern
March 19 - 2024th California Water Policy Conference
Location: Claremont McKenna College, California
March 24 - 25California Climate & Agriculture Summit
Organizer: California Climate and Agriculture Network
Location: University of California, Davis
March 25Webinar: Using Existing Socioeconomic Data to Understand Vulnerability
Organizer: USDA Forest Service
2:00 p.m. eastern
March 24 - 26 2015 Climate Prediction Applications Science Workshop
Theme: Climate and Drought Information for Food Resilience, Agriculture, and Water Resources
Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico at New Mexico State University
April 1Webinar: Extending the Northeast Terrestrial Habitat Map to Atlantic

Organizer: Northeast Climate Science Center
3:30 p.m. eastern
April 1 - 30Online Training: Water in the Western United States
Organizer: University of Colorado-Boulder and Coursera
April 8Webinar: Understanding Risk and Exposure in an Urban Case Study
Organizer: USDA Forest Service
2:00 p.m. eastern
April 14Workshop: Using Beaver to Restore Streams
Organizer: North Pacific Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Location: Juneau, Alaska 
April 15Webinar: Fire, Bugs, and Humans: Modeling Interacting Disturbances in
Anthropogenic Landscapes

Organizer: Northeast Climate Science Center
3:30 p.m. eastern
April 18 - 22 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 21 - 22Bringing Science and Managers Together: California Landscape Conservation

Organizer: California Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Location: Davis, California
April 22Business Takes the Lead: How Innovation Will Drive Our Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change
Organizer: The Wharton Initiative for Global Environmental Leadership
Location: Philadelphia, PA
8:30 a.m. eastern
April 22 CoastGIS 2015 Conference
Organizer: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, University of Stellenbosch, Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, International Programme Committee for CoastGIS Symposia
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
April 29Webinar: A GIS Approach to Assessing Population Vulnerability to Smoke in the Southeastern U.S.
Organizer: USDA Forest Service
2:00 p.m. eastern
April 29Webinar: Changes in forest composition and structure under alternative
climate scenarios in the Northeastern U.S.

Organizer: Northeast Climate Science Center
3:30 p.m. eastern
April 29 - 30 Environmental Technology for Impact 2015
Organizer: Sub-department of Environmental Technology of Wageningen University
Location: The Netherlands
April 30Call for Proposals Deadline: Biennial Conference of Science & Management on the Colorado Plateau & Southwest Region
Organizer: Northern Arizona University
May 3 - 5 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Climate Change Symposium: Adaptation and Mitigation
Location: Chicago, Illinios
May 6Webinar: Integrating Social Vulnerability into Planning and Decision Making
Organizer: USDA Forest Service
2:00 p.m. eastern
May 11 - 145th Blue Vision Summit
Location: Washington, D.C.
May 11 - 15 U.S. - Netherlands Connection Professional Program
Location: The Netherlands
May 12 - 15 National Adaptation Forum
Organizer: Eco-Adapt
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
May 20 - 222015 North Central Climate Science Center Open Science
Organizer: U.S. Department of the Interior North Central Climate Science Center
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
 June 1 - 2Grey to Green Conference
Organizer: Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Location: Toronto, Ontario
June 8 - 10 Resilient Cities 2015
Location: Bonn, Germany
June 15 - 172015 AWRA Summer Specialty Conference: Climate Change

Organizer: American Water Resources Association
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
July 5 - 10 International Association for Landscape Ecology World Congress Meeting
Location: Portland, Oregon
September 16 - 18International Conference on Transportation System Resilience to Climate
Change and Extreme Weather Events

Organizer: Transportation Research Board
Location: Washington, D.C.  
October 7 - 11Conference: Weather, Water, Energy: News in Every Neighborhood
Organizer: Society of Environmental Journalists
Location: University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

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