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January 12, 2018: Risk Management Choices – Adaptation Strategies by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Insurance Industry

Link to the Final Agenda

Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Report from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Matthew Beaton, Secretary
Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Katie Theoharides, Assistant Secretary of Climate Change
Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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Resilience in Massachusetts Emergency Management

Thad J. Leugemors, PMP, Mitigation and Recovery Section Chief
Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency

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Moving from Science to Action: UMass’ role in MA Climate Adaptation Efforts

Richard Palmer, Ph.D., University Director
Northeast Climate Science Center
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Modeling the Vulnerability of Transportation Infrastructure to Coastal Flooding Along the Massachusetts Coastline: The good, the bad, and the wicked difficult

Ellen Douglas, P.E., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Hydrology
School for the Environment
University of Massachusetts Boston

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Natural Hazards Resiliency – An Insurer’s Perspective

Brion Callori, Senior Vice President
Engineering and Research
FM Global

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