2015 Events

Speaker: 
Joyce Coffee
Date: 
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Location: 
Broomfield, CO

The Natural Harzard Mitigation Association (NHMA) promotes natural hazard risk reduction & climate adaptation through planning, adaptation, and mitigation.  This is accomplished by creating a “Whole Community” forum to:

Speaker: 
Joyce Coffee
Date: 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Location: 
Washington, D.C.

The City-Business Resilience Workshop will be a full-day knowledge exchange seminar and networking activity, designed to share information about: actions being taken by cities and companies; the mechanisms and institutions through which urban-corporate collaboration can be pursued; and the ways in which informational, policy, and financial barriers can be overcome. The attendees include staff from cities, private sector companies, and some of the organizations (NGOs, philanthropies) involved in resilience efforts. 

Speaker: 
Martin Murillo
Date: 
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 to Saturday, July 11, 2015
Location: 
Columbia
ND-GAIN provides input to Colombia’s Third National Communications
 
On July 8th, 9th , and 10th 2015, The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and 
Colombia’s Hydrology, Meteorology and Environmental Institute (IDEAM, dependent 
from the Environmental Ministry) carried out a workshop focused on  Vulnerability 
Analysis of the Third National Communications, to be delivered this year.
 
Martin Murillo, from ND-GAIN, was  among  main international  participants. He 
Speaker: 
Nitesh Chawla
Date: 
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 to Thursday, June 25, 2015
Location: 
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The purpose of SCECR 2015 is to gather an interdisciplinary group of researchers interested in using empirical methods to derive insights from information technology-enabled data in a range of areas, in particular those that tackle questions of social good and data-driven decision-making.

Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Location: 
Chicago, Illinois

Hosted by Catholic Relief Servies, ICT4D Conference brings together thought leaders and experienced professionals from around the world to share and explore methods for systematically integrating information and communications technology innovations into relief and development programs – innovations that enhance program quality, improve decision making, and increase impact.

Speaker: 
Martin Murillo
Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 to Friday, May 29, 2015
Location: 
Chicago, IL

This year's conference will bring together thought leaders and experienced professionals from around the world to share and explore methods for systematically integrating information and communications technology innovations into relief and development programs – innovations that enhance program quality, improve decision making, and increase impact. 

Speaker: 
Martin Murillo
Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 to Thursday, May 14, 2015
Location: 
Copenhagen, Denmark

The European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA) 2015 is the second of its kind, following the first ECCA held in Hamburg 2013 which was attended by more than 700 participants.

It is an initiative of a number of major European research projects and other stakeholders. The conference will cover a broad range of issues related to climate change adaptation and follows international adaptation conferences in Australia (Gold Coast, Queensland) in 2010 and in the United States (Tucson, Arizona) in 2012. 

Speaker: 
Joyce Coffee, Jessica Hellmann & Chen Chen
Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 to Thursday, May 14, 2015
Location: 
St. Louis, MI

The National Adaptation Forum includes opportunities for professional development through formal trainings, facilitated practitioner presentations, and informal exchange of information all at a single venue. This event affords attendees the opportunity to learn more about how to make their work climate smart, share what they have learned with others, and develop a stronger network to be climate savvy in all that they do.

Date: 
Tuesday, April 28, 2015 to Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Location: 
Washington, DC

Joyce Coffee will be participating in the World Bank's Resilience Finance Symposium in Washington, DC.

Speaker: 
Joyce Coffee
Date: 
Friday, April 24, 2015

Joyce Coffee will be a panelist for ASU School of Sustainability and The Security and Sustainability Forum's webinar Growing a City to Meet Current and Future Needs: What Led to the Urban Resilience Movement on April 24th at 1:15 p.m. EDT.

Date: 
Saturday, April 18, 2015 to Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Explore the state of planning in one of America's most sustainable cities. See what gives Seattle its edge while you sharpen your skills for your career and your community. And join a global conversation about planning at the American Planning Association 2015 National Conference.

Speaker: 
Ian Noble
Date: 
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Location: 
University of Notre Dame

The Reilly Center celebrates its 30th anniversary this Friday and Saturday, March 20 and 21, with a major academic conference at McKenna Hall. We encourage you to attend and join in lively discussions with prominent, engaging speakers in the areas of emerging technologies, environment & policy, and medicine & culture.

Speaker: 
Joyce Coffee
Date: 
Monday, February 23, 2015
Location: 
Washington, DC
Climate Leadership Conference
The Climate Leadership Conference is dedicated to professionals addressing global climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions.

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