2017 Meeting

Join us for an in-person meeting of the Southeast and Caribbean Climate Community of Practice!

April 24-26, 2017

Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Waterfront/Downtown

Charleston, SC


Join a lively, engaged network of local practitioners, state and federal governments, outreach and extension professionals, non-profit organizations, and private sector representatives to discuss coastal climate issues throughout our region and share actionable information relevant at a decision-making scale.
See the agenda here. Topics include:
  • An engaging keynote presentation by Jason Hurdich and Shonna Magee, the team who interpreted S.C. Governor Nikki Haley’s Hurricane Matthew press conferences for Deaf and Hard of Hearing citizens
  • Hurricane Matthew – impacts, lessons learned, rapid response and recovery planning, and disaster communications
  • The connections between recovery planning and adaptation planning
  • Examples of successful resilience partnerships
  • Brainstorming project-specific partnerships for future funding opportunities
  • Field trip opportunities in historic downtown Charleston, SC

Registration for the full meeting is $75. One-day registration is available for $50. Registration is now closed.

The meeting will be held at the beautiful Hilton Garden Inn Charleston Waterfront/Downtown. A block of rooms is being held at a rate of $169/nt + taxes for the nights of April 24 and 25. Rooms must be reserved by 6 pm on April 12 to secure this rate! All registrations must be made through the hotel’s website or by calling 843-637-4074. Enter group code SCSEA.  The meeting format is 1/2 day, full day, 1/2 day to allow for travel on the 4/24 and 4/26.

Available Professional Credits: SCPEAC CE, ASFPM CFM,  AICP CM, & General CEU’s

Questions? Please contact Elizabeth Fly (elizabeth.fly@scseagrant.org).