Fort Lauderdale, FL – The FAIR Foundation is hosting a Climate Resilience workshop on Tuesday July 26, 9:30am – 3:15pm at the Long Key Nature Center in Davie. The INVITATION-ONLY workshop is hosted by Representative Holly Raschein and includes participation by the Southeast Florida Regional Compact for Climate Change and its members (representing Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties), and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. State and local legislators, county and municipal leaders, public officials charged with environmental sustainability, and national and local experts will discuss the implications of sea level rise, funding mitigation and insuring total risk, flood mitigation and PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy).
Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Location: Long Key Nature Center, 3501 SW 130th Ave, Davie, FL 33330
Time: 9:30am – 3:15pm
Moderators and panelists include national and international SMEs on climate resilience:
Jim Murley Chief Resilience Officer, Miami-Dade County
Samantha Danchuk, PhD Assistant Director, Broward Co. Environmental Planning & Community Resilience Division
Ben Kirtman PhD Professor, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Miami, a leading climate scientist who sits on the NOAA Climate Prediction Task Force.
Robert Daoust Associate Vice President, Arcadis, a recognized expert on ecosystem restoration and coastal protection projects as well as climate adaptation studies that focus on sea level rise and storm surge flood risk mitigation.
Attachments: Event agenda.
More information at www.floridainsurancereform.org/workshop/
About The FAIR Foundation
The FAIR Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) organization, was created to educate consumers and policy makers about risk management and insurance issues. The FAIR Foundation is an academic resource center for all stakeholders impacted by insurance and risk management, enabling both the private and public sector to better understand issues such as the economics of wind and water mitigation, improving resiliency to reduce risk, how reinsurance markets work, and how risk management issues impact communities and society in general. The Foundation also works to promote new higher education programs for insurance and risk management that are holistic and incorporate social responsibility and ethics. www.fairfound.org