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California Climate Action Planning Conference


Cal Poly and the Governor’s Office of Planning & Research will hold the third California Climate Action Planning Conference (CCAPC) August 24 & 25, 2017 at the Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo campus.  The conference will continue to address issues related to the climate crisis with an eye toward action, including—new 2030 emissions targets, advances in regional climate planning, updated protocols and guidance, drought, autonomy / AI and much more. The conference will focus on in-depth issues in
GHG emissions reduction and climate adaptation at the local and regional level. Panels will featured leaders in the field to bring the most up-to-date and advanced thinking.

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Conference Schedule

The tentative conference schedule is now available. A full draft program will be available in late June.

Day 1—Thursday

 

 

8:00-9:00am

Registration Opens

Coffee Social

9:00-10:15

Opening Plenary Panel

California Local and State Leadership in Addressing Climate Change

10:15-10:30

Break

10:30-12:00pm

Plenary Panel

The California Context for Local Climate Action Planning

12:00-1:30

Lunch (Networking)

1:30-3:00

Making Climate Action a Normal Part of Business

Adaptation: LHMP & Safety Element Integration, Vulnerability Assessment, & SB 379

3:00-3:15

Break

3:15-4:45

Keys to Successful Implementation

Achieving Climate Goals through Grassroots Initiatives

4:45-6:00

Conference Reception

6:00-7:00

Special Student Session on Careers in Climate Action

6:00-9:00

Farmer’s Market in Downtown SLO (on your own)

Day 2—Friday

 

 

8:30-9:00am

Coffee Social

9:00-10:30

Emerging Issues in Climate Action

Funding Local Action

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45 -12:15

The Path to 2050 and Deep Decarbonization

Whose Climate Plan Is this?

Planning for an Equitable Climate Future

12:15-1:30

Lunch (Networking)

1:30-3:00

Measuring Success - Is the Needle Moving?

Harnessing the Climate Mitigation Potentials of Natural & Working Lands

3:00-3:15

Break

3:15-4:00

Closing Plenary

Sponsors & Program

The program and presentations from prior conferences are archived and available on the Cal Poly Digital Commons.

Please consider sponsoring this important conference! Please contact: Mike Boswell mboswell@calpoly.edu.

Leadership

Conference Directors

Mike Boswell, Professor, Cal Poly, mboswell@calpoly.edu
Adrienne GreveAssociate Professor, Cal Poly, agreve@calpoly.edu


Steering Committee

Matt Burris, Raimi & Associates
Chris Gray, Western Riverside COG
Diana Madson, Sierra CAMP and Sierra Business Council
Michael McCormick, OPR
Chris Read, San Luis Obispo County
Kif Scheuer, Local Government Commission
Tammy Seale, PlaceWorks
Honey Walters, Ascent Environmental

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