Best Practices and Communications Strategies for Adapting to Sea Level Rise and Flooding


Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Old Dominion University’s Regional Higher Education Center – Virginia Beach

1881 University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA

Communication best practices was the theme for the third forum in the summer of 2013.

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Speaker Presentations

RE.Invest Norfolk Update

Denise Thompson, Manager of Environmental Programs, City of Norfolk

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Earning Trust and Explaining Complexities As You Communicate Climate Science
Katherine Rowan, Director, Science Communication Graduate Program, George Mason University

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Risky Business: Engaging the Public in Policy Discourse on Sea-Level Rise and Inundation
Karen Akerlof, Research Assistant Professor, Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University

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Margaret DavidsonActing Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, NOAA

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Communicating Adaptation: Notes from the Field

Shereen Hughes, Wetlands Watch

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