FCM is pleased to announce a new, free Partners for Climate Protection (PCP) program webinar.
Ask an expert: Tools and resources for adapting to a changing climate
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
12–1:30 p.m. EST
From extreme weather events to invasive species, Canadian municipalities face significant impacts from a changing climate. Municipalities need to consider long-term climate changes in their plans and investments, but some are only beginning the process.
Join this webinar for an interactive discussion with experts who can help your community prepare. Bring your ideas, questions, and challenges, and build connections to support initiatives in your municipality.
- ØDevin Causley, Federation of Canadian Municipalities
Ask me about: Challenges to addressing climate impacts and key resources to help kick-start municipal initiatives.
- ØDan Sandlink, Institute of Catastrophic Loss Reduction
Ask me about: Resources to respond to urban flooding and examples of municipal actions.
- ØDavid Lapp, Engineers Canada
Ask me about: Assessing climate-related risks to infrastructure.
- ØEwa Jackson, ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability
Ask me about: How Canadian communities are working to adapt and how to engage decision makers.
- ØMichael Sullivan, Canadian Institute of Planners
Ask me about: Public engagement in helping communities adapt to challenges such as extreme weather events.
WHAT IS A WEBINAR?
A webinar is an interactive, web-based workshop that will inform and inspire you from the comfort of your home or office.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
FCM webinars are free of charge.
LEARN WITH YOUR COLLEAGUES
Book a meeting room with a phone and an Internet connection and invite your colleagues to participate. Webinars are a great opportunity to discuss how the featured topics relate to your community.
Register today for this webinar. You’ll receive confirmation within one business day. Once you are registered, email us your suggested discussion questions.
Please contact: Jon Connor PCP Program Officer T. 613-907-6340.
Visit the PCP website for more energy and climate adaptation resources.