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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
July 27 - August 1 Annual EPA Region 6 Stormwater Conference
Organizer: U.S. EPA
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
July 28 - August 1 Conference on Ecological and Ecosystem Restoration
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
July 28 - August 1 Training: Addressing Climate-Related Uncertainty for Natural Resource Management
Organizer: National Conservation Training Center (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
July 29 Briefing and Webcast: National Security and Climate Change: What Do We Need to Know?
Organizer: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
2:00 - 4:00 p.m. eastern
July 29 -30 Training: NOAA Coastal Innudation Mapping Course
Organizer: NOAA
Location: Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, Perkinston, Mississippi
August 5- 7 Climate Change Adaptation Regional Tribal Workshop
Organizer: Indian Nations Conservation Alliance
Location: Bozeman, Montana
August 6 Webinar: Stormwater Offset and Banking to Encourage Smart Growth
Organizer: Center for Watershed Protection
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. eastern
August 6 Webinar: Green Infrastructure and Heat Island Mitigation
Organizer: Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast
4:00 - 5:45 p.m. eastern
August 7 Webinar: A Climate-Smart Approach to Adaptive Management of North-Central California Coast and Ocean Habitats, Species, and Ecosystem Services
Organizer: NOAA National Marine Protected Areas Center, OpenChannels.org, MPA News, EcoAdapt, and the Ecosystem-Based Management Tools Network
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
August 10 - 30 Training: Oxford Adaptation Academy
Organizer: Global Climate Adaptation Partnership
Location: Oxford, United Kingdom
August 11 - October 13 Training: Climate Change Course
Organizer: University of Melbourne, Australia through Coursera
Location: 9 week long massive open online course
August 12-14 Training: Water Temperature Impacts Under Climate Change Course
Organizer: COMET Program, U.S. Department of Interior - Bureau of Reclamation, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Location: Boulder, Colorado
August 13 Webinar: Flood Resilience and Recovery Assistance: Lessons Learned from Vermont
Organizer: U.S. EPA Office of Sustainable Communities
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. eastern
August 19 - 20
2014 California Adaptation Forum
Organizer: Local Government Commission and State of California
Location: Sacramento, California
August 25 - 26
Grey to Green: A Conference on the Economics of Green Infrastructure, Focusing on Health
Organizer: Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Location: Toronto, Canada
August 31 - September 5 Conference: World Water Week
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
September 2 - 3 Tribal Training: Climate Change Adaptation
Organizer: ITEP (Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals)
Location: Portland, Oregon
September 8 - 10 2014 Water Education Summit: Think Globally - Act Locally
Location: Asheville, North Carolina
September 9 Webinar: Climate Change Adaptation for an at Risk Community – Shaktoolik Alaska
Organizer: OneNOAA Science Seminar Series
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. eastern
September 9 -10 Annual Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference
Location: Seattle, Washington
September 9 - 11 Training: Climate-Smart Conservation
Organizer: National Conservation Training Center (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) Location: Fort Collins, Colorado 
September 14 - 17 International City/County Management Association Annual Conference
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
September 15 - 18 Training: Strategic Conservation Planning Using a Green Infrastructure Approach
Organizer: The Conservation Fund, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service / National Conservation Training Center, USDA Forest Service
Location: National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, West Virginia
September 16 - 18 State-and-Transition Simulation Modeling Conference
Organizer: U.S. Geological Survey
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado
September 24 - 26 2014 Rising Seas Summit
Organizer: Association of Climate Change Officers
Location: New York, New York
September 27 - October 1 WEFTEC: The Water Quality Event
Organizer: Water Environment Federation
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 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 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 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 31 - November 2 Graduate Climate Conference
Location: University of Washington Pack Forest Conference Center, Seattle, Washington
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 12 -15 CitiesAlive: Annual Green Roof and Wall Conference
Organizer: A Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Conference
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
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.
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
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
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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