GLISA Symposium 2013

Date & Time: 
Monday, November 4, 2013 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm
Forum Hall, U-M Palmer Commons

On Monday, November 4, 2013, GLISA held a public research symposium from 1:30-4:30pm. The theme of the symposium was: The Role of Boundary Organizations in Adaptation to Climate in the Great Lakes Region.

Location: Forum Hall, U-M Palmer Commons

Symposium Schedule

Welcome and Introduction

  • Speaker: Don Scavia, Co-director of GLISA, University of Michigan
  • Watch the lecture

NOAA's commitment to boundary organizations in climate adaptation

  • Speaker: Adam Parris, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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Reframing the boundary organization mission

GLISA overview

Grantee Presentations

  • Adapting to climate change and variability: Claire Layman, Michigan State University Extension
  • How sensitive are agricultural best management practices?: Kimberly Hall, The Nature Conservancy
  • Winter climate adaptation measures for the city of Chicago: Martin Jaffee, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
  • Climate and extreme weather resilience in Peel: Chandra Sharma and Harris Switzman, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
  • Assessing risks from climate variability for MI tart cherries: Daniel Brown, Northwest Michigan Horticultural Research Station
  • Creating climate resilient communities - through a watershed approach: Rebecca Esselman, The Huron Watershed Council
  • Great lakes adaptation assessment for cities: Beth Gibbons, Great Lakes Adaptation Assessment for Cities

Panel: Boundary organization themes

  • Moderator: David Bidwell
  • Panelists: