Presentations

The Climate Adaptation Forum posts view-only PDF copies of speaker presentations after each Forum. If you are interested in receiving a copy of a particular presentation in a different format please get in touch with the speaker directly. The Forum cannot provide copies of speaker presentations beyond what is posted to this website.

March 1, 2019: The ‘R’ Word: Retreat, Relocation and Climate Resilience

View the Final Agenda Challenges and Lessons Learned from U.S. Retreat Click to View the Presentation – Siders – March 1 2019 A. R. Siders, J.D., Ph.D., Environmental Fellow Harvard University Center for the Environment The Holy Grail: Meaningful Retreat from the Oceanfront Presentation Not Available Robert S. Young, Ph.D., Director, Program for the Study…

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November 30, 2018: Utility Resilience – Lessons from Puerto Rico and Local Preparation

View the Final Agenda Speaker Agenda ResilientSEE-PR: A multidisciplinary lens for rebuilding communities in Puerto Rico Click to View the Presentation – de Angel – November 30 2018 Yanel de Angel, Associate Principal Perkins+Will On the Path to Creating a Stronger & More Resilient Puerto Rico After Hurricane María Click to View the Presentation –…

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September 28, 2018: Law and Governance Meet Climate Adaptation

View the Final Agenda Achieving Legislative Change Representative Kristin Diane Jacobs Florida House of Representatives Click to View the Presentation – Jacobs – September 28 2018 Governance and Climate Adaptation: Updating Policies and Governing Institutions in the Face of Climate Change David W. Cash, Ph.D., Dean John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global…

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June 8, 2018: Design World Views on Adaptation and Resiliency

View the Final Agenda From Good City Form to Urban Transformation – Co-development of Urbanity, Sustainability and Resilience. Inspirations from HafenCity Hamburg, Germany Jürgen Bruns-Berentelg, CEO HafenCity Hamburg GmbH Click To View The Presentation – Bruns Berentelg – June 8 2018 Cities Thriving with Water: Artful, Technically Innovative, Integrated – Design Strategies That Work Herbert Dreiseitl,…

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April 13, 2018: Innovative Financing for Climate Adaptation

Link to the Final Agenda Overview of Financing Climate Adaptation Lisa Dickson, Steering Committee Member, Climate Adaptation Forum; Associate Principal, Resilience Leader, Arup Click to View the Presentation – Dickson – April 13 2018 Financing Climate Resilience: Mobilizing Resources and Incentives to Protect Boston from Climate Risks John Cleveland, Executive Director, Boston Green Ribbon Commission…

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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 Click…

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November 17, 2017: Climate Adaptation Action by Three Cutting Edge Programs

Link to the Final Agenda Cutting Edge Regional and City Adaptation Programs Southeast Florida’s Fight Against Rising Seas Jennifer Jurado, Ph.D., Director and Chief Resilience Officer, Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department , Environmental Planning and Community Resilience Division for Broward County, Florida Click to View the Presentation – Jurado – November 17 2017 A…

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