WHERE: University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Student Union
DATE / TIME: March 27-28, 2013
Start time: 8:30 a.m.
End time: 5:00 p.m.
The National Science Foundation (NSF
), the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE
), and the EPSCoR Western Tri-State Consortium
invite you to attend "Climate Change Science for Effective Resource Management and Public Policy in the Western United States
The conference and breakout sessions will address important issues relevant to climate change adaptation and the research needed to address this need. Workshop outcomes include:
- Identification of important partners, collaborators, users and possible funding agencies for NV climate change capabilities
- Engage stakeholders to frame important questions for investigations, pooling information and development of a plan for on-going dialogue among scientists, stakeholders, and decision makers
- Clear understanding of how EPSCoR infrastructure can be highly beneficial for stakeholders and be incorporated in regional and national research and monitoring programs
- New research collaborations and better coordination among the Tri-State EPSCoR and other scientists
- Vision document, identification of key issues and how to address them in a collaborative manner in the future
- A workshop summary that will highlight outcomes and serve as a directory for future stakeholder engagement and collaboration
Who Should Attend:
Scientists from academia and government agencies (including NOAA, NASA, NSF, EPA, and the Departments of Interior, Defense, and Energy) involved in climate change. Decision makers at all levels of federal, state, and local government. Land and water managers; water and energy providers; legislators and their staff; and graduate students involved in climate change research.
Participants will present research and outreach activities during the poster session on March 27th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. For more information, contact:
For additional information about this conference and the NevCAN tour, contact:
Dr. Lynn Fenstermaker
Dr. Nick Lancaster
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