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Climate Fundamentals Academy: South Florida Regional Workshop #1
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A series of 2-day training academies to enable attendees to complete all required training CCO Training Bootcamps (including electives) for the Climate Governance Certificate. These academies will provide curriculum on topics including understanding climate science and variability, identifying climate hazards and conducting vulnerability assessments, basics of greenhouse gas accounting, the food-water-energy nexus, and fundamental governance and stakeholder engagement strategies.

9/22/2015 to 9/23/2015
When: September 22-23, 2015
8:00am - 5:30pm
Where: City of Fort Lauderdale Community Center
3351 NE 33rd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida  33308
United States
Contact: Daniel Kreeger

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These training activities will prove valuable to decision makers across sectors and professional roles desiring to be better informed of climate change and sea level rise implications, and to develop strategies for responding to related risks and opportunities. The training, which leverages a cohort learning process and incorporates interactive exercises, will enable participants to play a more active role in integrating sensible climate change strategies into organizational and community planning.

Course Syllabus:
> Climate-101: Understanding Climate Science & the Latest Projections

Excerpts from Climate-102: Understanding Climate Variability, Extreme Events & Long-Term Climate Change


Climate-103: The Basics of Sea Level Rise & Impacts on Coastal Assets & Infrastructure


Climate-201: Identifying Climate Hazards & Conducting Vulnerability Assessments


Excerpts from Climate-202: Leveraging Climate Data and Tools


GHG-102: The Fundamentals of the Energy, Water & Food Nexus

> Kelly Burks-Copes – Ecologist, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers   
Nancy GassmanAssistant Public Works Director, Sustainability Division, City of Fort Lauderdale
>  David Herring – Director of Communications & Education, NOAA Climate Program Office, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Bryan JacobClimate Coach, Climate Coach International
>  Tommy Strowd – Director of Operations & Maintenance, Lake Worth Drainage District

Susanne TorrienteAssistant City Manager, City of Fort Lauderdale

Registration Information:
> Single Workshop:
$595 (general) / $395 (government)
> Complete Series:
$1,495 (general) / $995 (government)
> ACCO member discounts:
All discounts applicable
> Registration Deadline:
September 18, 2015


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