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Conferences, Symposia, Calls for Papers, Online Courses, and Seminars

The Eastern Regional Climate Preparedness Conference will be held April 4th-6th 2016 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Baltimore, MD. Click here for more information and to register.


Resilience by Design University- Fundamentals Symposium and Workshop will be a two day symposium and workshop to learn the fundamentals of resilience. The first day will be February 19th 2016 at the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. The second day will be February 20th 2016 at New York University. Click here to register and to learn more.


The 8th National Summit on Coastal and Estuarine Restoration along with the 25th Biennial Meeting of the Coastal Society will be held December 10-15th 2016 at the Hilton New Orleans River-side, New Orleans, Louisiana. Deadline for presentations, sessions and posters is May 2, 2016. Clickhere for more information.


Fixing Flooding: One Community at a Time, Innovative Solutions using Green Infrastructure to be held Friday, February 26, 2016 from 8:30 to 5:00 pm at the Middlesex County Fire Academy in Sayreville. The conference will appeal to a broad range of Raritan constituents including planners, engineers, floodplain managers, environmental commissions, green teams, landscape architects, and more. Clickhere for more information.


The 3rd Sea-Level Rise Summit: Connected Futures from Alaska to Florida will be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on May 3-5th 2016. Poster session abstracts due March 28, 2016. For more information click here.


The Environmental Protection Agency is looking for submissions from Alaskans on the impact of climate change to their state, the project is titled Alaskan Voices on Climate. More information here.


 Introduction to the Electric Power Industry short course by RCI Affiliate Frank Felder, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. March 14th 2016, 8:30am - 5:00pm. Learn more here.


 In-depth Introduction to Electricity Markets continuing studies course by RCI Affiliate Frank Felder, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy March 15th and 16th 2016, 9:00am to 5:00pm. Learn more here.


 Cost Benefit Analysis of Energy Efficient and Renewable Projectscontinuing studies course by RCI Affiliate Frank Felder, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. March 17th 2016, 8:50am to 5:00pm. Learn more here.


 The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEE) 2016 Market Transformation Symposium will be held at the Hyatt Baltimore Regency from March 20th to March 22nd 2016. Registration starts February 3rd 2016. Clickhere to learn more and to register.


The Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis is accepting submissions for their special Climate Change issue; the issue is entitled Climate Change: Engaging Power Struggles and Structural Inequalities in Mitigation, Adaptation and Development. Faculty and graduate students alike are encouraged to submit their work. Submission deadline: March 15th 2016. Click here for more information on how to submit.


The International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) will be holding their 2016 conference titled Transforming the Economy: Sustaining Food, Water, Energy and Justice. The conference will be held in Washington, DC on June 26th-29th 2016.To find out more about the conference click here.


Food Waste-to-Energy Conference will discuss the potential for low-carbon energy generation from food waste and the challenges and opportunities. The conference will be held at the Rutgers EcoComplex from April 27th-28th 2016. For more information, click pdf here (430 KB).


Eastern Regional Climate Preparedness Conference will help decision makers at the local level learn how to prepare for severe weather, climate impacts, and build resiliency into your community plans. The conference will be held from April 4th-6th 2016 at Sheraton Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland. Click here to register and click here to learn more about the conference.


The New Jersey Emergency Preparedness Association (NJEPA) Conference provides training and promotes the development of public and private partnerships in the planning, coordination, recovery and mitigation of all types of emergencies. The conference will be held May 2nd-6th 2016 at the Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Registration to attend the event will open January 2016.


The 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting will be held 21-26th February 2016 at Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Cosponsored by AGU, ASLO, and TOS the meeting will consist of a variety of programs covering topics in all areas of Ocean Sciences. Registration for this meeting will open in fall 2015. Click here for more information.


2016 Delaware Wetlands Conference, February 3-4, 2016, Wilmington, Delaware.  Various topics related to wetlands on agenda, including climate change.  More information here.


GIS Tutorial for Atmospheric Sciences for basic GIS fundamentals using weather and climate data. Free or download after you register on the course site. Sponsored by UNC Asheville’s National Environmental Modeling and Analysis Center and the National Center for Atmospheric Research. For more information click here.


The website, MOOC-List provides a list of free online courses on climate change here.


Introduction to Sustainable Development course through Coursera and Columbia University. Course is ongoing and is free and open to all. Click here to take the course.


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