Water Resources Center

The Water Resources Center is affiliated with the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences and University of Minnesota Extension.

Second Conference on Climate Adaptation

Building Minnesota’s Capacity for Climate Adaptation

The 2014 Conference on Climate Adaptation is designed for local officials, planners, engineers, natural resource practitioners and others who want to know more about climate adaptation strategies. Learn about new plans that have been implemented or tested in various sectors, including human health, local governmental entities, college campuses, resources, recreation, and agriculture. Discover ways in which individual action could impact climate change. Our keynote speakers will provide updates on the increasing number of severe storm events, with continuing discussion in breakout sessions in the morning and afternoon. The registration fee is $95 ($65 for students), which includes lunch, breaks, and parking. Students who wish to register at the student rate should contact Cheryel Konate, either by phone 612-624-7452 or email cheryel@umn.edu. Beginning October 25th the registration fee will increase to $120. 

November 6, 2014

7:30am Registration
8:15am Conference opens
4:30pm Conference ends

Final Agenda pdf.

Hyatt Regency, Minneapolis, MN

Conference attendees who require a hotel room may book their reservations online>> 
Call 1-888-421-1442 to change an existing reservation.

Registration Information

The College of Continuing Education (CCE) is managing registration. Please contact them if you have questions about registration or setting up a purchase order:

If you wish to set up a purchase order, register online and print an invoice as the last step of registration.

For technical problems with registration call the technology helpline at 612-301-4357.
If you need to change your registration have the event id, 188562, and your confirmation number ready and call 612-625-2900.

  • Event ID# is 188562. Please include this number when you contact CCE.

Online Registration>>

Early registration ends 10/24/14. Late registration is 120.00 and begins 10/25/14 and ends 10/31/14.

Refund Policy: If you need to cancel your registration, a refund, minus 10.00 will be issued if you cancel in writing to Cheryel Konate at cheryel@umn.edu by 10/24/14. If you cancel after this date, you will not be eligible for a refund.

Taking public transportation? Visit the Metro Transit home page for ride and route options>>

Driving to the Conference? Find written directions from various locations in the Twin Cities here>>.pdf

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