Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources Coastal Division is hosting a workshop November 2-3 on Jekyll Island GA.  The conference web site is at  Here is some information about the conference from their web site.  I’ll be presenting there on agriculture and climate but there are many other great speakers as well.

Prepare, Respond, and Adapt: Is Georgia Climate-ready?

Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Coastal Resources Division

November 2-3, 2016

Jekyll Island Convention Center


The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Resources Division is hosting a Climate Conference on November 2-3, 2016 at the Jekyll Island Convention Center.

 Speakers and presentations will illustrate the issues surrounding statewide resiliency including Public Health, Agriculture, Research, GIS/Mapping, GIS Tools, Law and Policy, Invasive Species, Local Governments, Communications, Economics, Resiliency and Adaptation, Habitat and Impacted Species, Energy Resources, and State Efforts.  This conference will include multiple concurrent topic sessions, a poster session and social, and networking breaks.

The conference agenda summary and SPEAKER LIST are now available!

Poster submissions will be allowed until October 15th, or until a maximum of 30 submissions, please click here for poster submission instructions.

Carl Parker from The Weather Channel will be the Keynote Luncheon guest speaker!

Persons such as public health officials, researchers, GIS users, lawyers, resource managers, local government officals, outreach specialists, economists, NGOs, and those from the private sector will benefit from the information exchange and networking opportunities available at this conference.


This conferece is approved to provide American Planning Association CUs and is pending approval for continuing education credits for Floodplain Managers as well as continuing law credits for Attorneys (stay tunded for more details).


Register Here! – Get a free Tervis Tumbler if you register by October 15th!

“Prepare, Respond and Adapt” Climate Conference Registration 

Registration includes all breaks, the poster social, a conference program and the Keynote Lunch on November 3rd.

A free logoed Tervis Tumbler will be provided to all attendees that register by October 15th!

A discounted registration rate for students is available (student ID will be required at time of conference check-in).


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