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2012 4th Annual Summit

2012: Palm Beach County in Jupiter Beach


Thursday, December 6: Summit Workshop Presentations

Land Use and Infrastructure Planning in a Changing Climate: Integrating Regional Climate Information with Local Policies – Spencer Reeder, Senior Associate, Cascadia Consulting Group (DOWNLOAD HERE)
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Using 3D Visualization Tools for Integrated Decision Making and Risk Characterization – Greg Dobson, University of North Carolina at Asheville (DOWNLOAD HERE)
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FHWA Vulnerability Assessment Framework and INVEST Sustainability Tool – Heather Holsinger, Sustainable Transport & Climate Change Team, Federal Highway Administration (DOWNLOAD HERE)
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Community Engagement and Cost Benefit Analysis for Sea Level Rise and Storm Surge Adaptation – Sam Merrill, President, Catalysis Adaptation Partners, LLC (DOWNLOAD HERE)
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Thursday, December 6: Thinking Like a Region Presentation

Enhanced Local Mitigation Strategy (ELMS): A Regional Approach to Mitigation Planning with the Whole Community – Miguel Ascarrunz, Assistant Director, Emergency Management Division, Broward County (DOWNLOAD HERE)

Friday, December 7: Planning for Sea Level Rise Presentations

Coastal Management Requirements under the Community Planning Act of 2011 – Charles Pattison, President, 1000 Friends of Florida (DOWNLOAD HERE)

Statewide Community Resiliency Initiative: Planning for Sea Level Rise Adaptation – Julie Dennis, Planning Analyst, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity


Jordan et al. v. St. Johns County (With thanks to St. Johns County Attorney Patrick McCormack) – Thomas Ruppert, Coastal Planning Specialist, Florida Sea Grant (DOWNLOAD HERE)

Friday, December 7: Municipal Showcase Presentation

Climate Change Compact Presentation, Miami Beach – Fred Beckmann, Director of Public Works, City of Miami Beach (DOWNLOAD HERE)