LOCAL SOLUTIONS: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference, May 19-21, Manchester, New Hampshire.
Hosted by Antioch University New England (AUNE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Noon: Lunch and conference kickoff
- Stephen Jones, President of Antioch University New England: Welcome
- Maggie Hassan, New Hampshire Governor: “The State of New Hampshire and Climate Solutions for Communities.”
- Cameron Wake, Climatologist, University of New Hampshire: Keynote address—“Our Changing Climate in the Northeast: State of the Science.”
1:30 – 4:45 p.m. Sessions and Workshop
6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Dinner and evening conversation with speakers
- Bob Perciasepe, Deputy Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Keynote Address
- Bina Venkataraman, Senior Advisor on Climate Change Innovation, Executive Office of the President of the United States: Plenary Speaker
- Denice Ross, Director of Enterprise Information, City of New Orleans
The conference brings together local planners and decision-makers, from the northern Chesapeake Bay to Maine, to learn how to build healthy and resilient community plans, and how to prepare for the impacts of climate change. Antioch University faculty, who have significant national and international expertise in the field of climate preparedness, have led efforts to plan the conference. Find out more about LOCAL SOLUTIONS: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference.
About Antioch University New England (AUNE)
Antioch University New England offers highly respected doctoral, master’s, and certificate programs in education, environmental studies, management and psychology. Located in Keene, New Hampshire, this unique institution serves approximately 1,000 students each year. Our graduates are leaders of positive and effective change, working toward a more just and sustainable society. Founded in 1964, Antioch University New England is the first of Antioch University’s graduate campuses. Learn more at: www.antiochne.edu.
About Antioch University
Inspired by the work of pioneering educator Horace Mann, Antioch University, a private, non-profit, 501(c) 3 institution, provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice. With campuses in Keene, New Hampshire, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Seattle, and Yellow Springs, Ohio, Antioch University is a bold and enduring source of innovation in higher education. The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.