|At a Glance
18-20 November 2003
Location: Washington, DC, USA
- Synthesize key adaptation lessons learned
from NOAA-supported research
and applications on interannual timescales and explore the practical
implications of these insights for climate change adaptation research,
decision making, and development planning in the U.S. and overseas.
- Provide insights gained from climate variability
research and applications activities in key climate-sensitive sectors
including agriculture and food security, water resources, public health,
disaster prevention and risk management. humanitarian assistance,
fisheries, coastal resource management, hydropower, and forest fire
- Explore the implications and identify the
limits of these insights, for climate change adaptation, research,
decision making, and development planning.
- Feed the conclusions back into scientific
planning, both for identifying adaptation options and for studying
the physical climate system, to support improved management of the
risks and opportunities associated with climate now and in the future.
- A cross-section of leading researchers, managers,
and decision-makers that the NOAA Office of Global Programs has partnered
with over the past 15 years through sponsored research and applications
activities of its Climate and Societal Interactions Division.
- Important Dates: Registration Forms are due
by 14 October 2003; completed background papers and poster abstracts
must be submitted by 30 October 2003.
- Hotel Reservations: If you would like assistance
making a hotel reservation in Washington, DC, at the workshop rate
of $150 per night, please be sure to indicate your interest on page
two of the Registration Form.
- Limited Funding is available. To assist us
in supporting those who are unable to participate without financial
assistance, please do not request funding if your institution has
travel funds available. We will consider requests for one person from
each institution or project
- Note on Visas: If you are coming from overseas,
please note that processing time for U.S. visas may have increased
since your last visit. Please plan accordingly.
- For more information, please contact Macol
Stewart Cerda, by telephone (1-301-427-2089 x131) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).