Climate Adaptation Forum - Friday, January 12, Boston

  • 12 January 2018
  • Start time : 07:15 AM
  • End time : 11:00 AM
  • Event Location : One Beacon Street, Boston, MA, United States
Event Description

Risk Management Choices: Adaptation Strategies by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the Insurance Industry

Friday, January 12, 2017

Registration - 7:15 AM
Program - 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

University of Massachusetts Club
One Beacon Street, Boston

  • Agenda
    • Climate Adaptation Forum Agenda

      Climate Change Adaptation Strategy for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

      Report from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
      Secretary Matthew Beaton, 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
      Resilience in Massachusetts Emergency Management
      Sarah J. White, State Hazard Mitigation Officer, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency
      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
      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
      Natural Hazards Resiliency - An Insurer's Perspective
      Brion Callori, Senior Vice President, Engineering and Research, FM Global
      The Forum will conclude with a Panel Discussion.
  • Event type
    • Other

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