UM & IPCC co-host Workshop on Climate Change, Friday 11/13/2015

“The Gathering Threat of Climate Change and Its Implications for Water Security and Sea Level Rise”

Workshop | Friday, November 13, 2015 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM | Registration Closed (Event at Maximum Capacity)
University of Miami, Bank United Center, Fieldhouse, 1245 Dauer Drive , Coral Gables, FL 33146
Moderated panel discussion with local practitioners and stakeholders from South Florida and Caribbean Islands with participation of IPCC and UM authors.
Moderator: Kenny Broad | Professor and Chair, Department of Marine Ecosystems and Society at UM/RSMAS
Topics will include:

  • The Role of the IPCC and the IPCC process for assessing climate change and its implications by Lance IgnonIPCC Communications Consultant
  • Introduction to Climate Science by Ben Kirtman, PhD | IPCC Coordinating Lead Author of IPCC Working Group I, and, Program Director UM Center for Computational Science, Climate & Environmental Hazards Program
  • Impact of Climate Change and Solution Options by Prof. Dr. Hans-Otto PörtnerCo-Chair of IPCC Working Group II
  • Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation for the Caribbean Islands and southeastern United States by John Agard | IPCC Author
  • Human Security, including Food and Water Security by Úrsula Oswald-Spring | IPCC Author
  • Question & Answer Session


Skip to toolbar