More Than 35 Organizations Join Forces for May Conference

Antioch University New England (AUNE), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), organizations, and government agencies at all levels have come together to identify powerful stories and practical best practices for the Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference, on May 19-21, 2014.

Members of the conference’s steering committee represent an array of companies, institutions, and nonprofit organizations from across the nation, as well as local and regional government agencies in the Northeast. With AUNE and the EPA, they are working to provide a roadmap toward a resilient future for Northeast municipalities. The Local Solutions conference agenda will cover the latest cases, resources, and how-to strategies for a variety of topics that challenge community stakeholders.

Tracks and sessions will be announced during the launch of conference registration in November 2013.

A sneak peek of where the steering committee members come from:

The Nature Conservancy, New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services, Hypertherm, University of New Hampshire, Rockingham Planning Commission, City of Keene New Hampshire, City of Cambridge Massachusetts , Trout Unlimited, New York Department of Environmental Conservation, Union of Concerned Scientists, Catalysis Adaptation Partners LLC, Great Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection,  New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission, Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management, Geosyntec Consultants, Security and Sustainability Forum, University of Vermont, Syntectic International, Stephenson Strategic Communications, and Regional Plan Association, among others.

The conference will be held at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, New Hampshire. 

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