Building a Regional Climate Resilience Strategy
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
4801 Rockhill Road
Kansas City, MO
Please join us on Aug. 24, 2016, from 8:30 - noon at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center for the second regional stakeholder workshop focused on climate resilience. This workshop will feature Steve Adams, director of Urban Resilience at the Institute for Sustainable Communities. Steve will share his experience about the elements, impacts and collaborations involved in regional resiliency efforts across the United States. His presentation will inform stakeholder input into the development of a high-level climate resilience strategy for metro Kansas City.
Following his presentation, workshop participants will work together in small and large groups to identify priority goals and strategies to be included in the regional resilience strategy. Conversations will build on a previous workshop held on Nov. 14, 2015, at which participants helped identify key issues, vulnerabilities and community efforts already underway. The workshop was informed by this potential climate scenariofor metro Kansas City.