Conferences, Symposia, Calls for Papers, Online Courses, and Seminars
The 2nd National Adaptation Forum, May 12 through May 14, 2015 in St. Louis, MO represents a collective effort to enhance the resilience of the nation's communities, resources and economy in the face of a changing climate. Proposals to present are being accepted until October 24, 2014. Click here to submit a proposal. Register here.
2015 Rutgers Undergrad Energy Innovation Contest. Sponsored by The Rutgers Energy Institute. More information here. Due February 27, 2015.
Can you reinvent the wheel? The Fuels Institute, a multi-industry DC-based think tank, is seeking entries for an inter-disciplinary case competition to design the future of transportation. Submit an abstract by December 8, 2014 here.
International Swiss Climate Summer School 2015 "Extreme Events and Climate”. Open to young researchers (PhD students and Post-Docs) Application due December 31, 2014. More information here.
New Generation of Polar Researchers (NGPR) Leadership Symposium May 2-9, 2015 USC Wrigley/Boone Center for Environmental Leadership, Catalina Island, California. Application Deadline: November 3, 2014. More information here.
2015 Summer Specialty Conference; Climate Change Adaptation. Climate Change and Water Resources: We know the issues - what do we do about them? American Water Resources Association. June 15-17, 2015, New Orleans. Abstracts due February 13, 2015. More information here.
Payment for Ecosystem Services: Putting Theory into Practice in Costa Rica May 25-June 8, 2015. This 2 week, 2 credit advanced graduate level course through the Organization for Tropical Studies will consider the design, implementation, and evaluation of payments for ecosystem services (PES). The priority deadline is February 3, 2015 and the applications are accepted on a rolling basis after that. For more information click and scroll.
Monitoring Tropical Forest Dynamics in a Changing Climate. This course geared towards early graduate students through the Organization for Tropical Studies will incorporate interactive lectures, field practicums, discussion, and R programming to give students knowledge and hands-on experience in the following diverse topics pertaining to tropical forests in a changing climate: impacts, adaptation, mitigation, monitoring, assessment, and political and social context. More details about registration and deadlines will be available soon here. Click and scroll to find the course
Small Island Developing States in a Changing Climate: Paths to Adaptation offered through the University of Geneva and Coursera. The course starts in January 2015 and is free. To register, click here.
Turn Down the Heat: Why a 4°C Warmer World Must be Avoided offered through The World Bank and Coursera. The course starts in March 2015 and is free. To register, click here.
Restore America's Estuaries and The Coastal Society 'Inspiring Action, Creating Resilience' National Summit November 1-6, 2014 brings together coastal management and restoration communities. For more information and to register, click here.
American Geophysical Union Conference Session. Extreme Events and Climate Change: Impacts on Environment and Resources. San Francisco, December 15-19, 2014. For more information, click here.
Dairy Environmental Systems and Climate Adaptation Conference and Tours. Call for papers: proposals due November 1, 2014
Conference and tours July 2015 in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State. More information available here.
Energy and Climate Change Conference January 27-29, 2015
The National Council for Science and the Environment has organized the 15th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment: Energy and Climate Change. The conference will take place in Washington DC. Scientists, engineers, businesspeople, and professionals from government and policy will be in attendance to discuss solutions, partnerships, and initiatives to transition to a new "low carbon" and "climate resilient" energy system as a response to climate change. Registration details will be available soon.
16th International Conference on Shellfish Restoration December 12-13, 2014, Charleston, South Carolina
Among the topics covered, the conference will highlight the use of shellfish restoration to address challenges and opportunities related to coastal development including climate change and ocean acidification. More information can be found here.