Schedule at a Glance

The 2018 California Adaptation Forum will feature:

  • 3 plenary sessions featuring innovative approaches to accelerate progress towards creating equitable and resilient communities
  • 40 breakout sessions following a cohesive arc across 8 dynamic tracks (5 blocks of concurrent sessions)
  • 23 interactive workshops and tours to start and finish the Forum with engaging, in-depth activities (2 blocks of concurrent workshops and tours)
  • A tools salon with technology demonstrations open throughout the duration of the Forum
  • Unlimited opportunities to build connections, expand your network, and develop new partnerships through the hosted reception, numerous networking breaks, and informal evening activities
Monday, August 27th

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Conference Registration & Check-In

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Kickoff Workshops & Tours

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch

1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Regional 4th Assessment Workshops

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Evening Networking Activities
Tuesday, August 28th

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Conference Registration & Check-In

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Networking Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Forum Welcome

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Opening Plenary

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Networking Break

10:15 AM – 11:30 AM

Session Block 1: Context Setting & Emerging Trends

11:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Networking Break

11:45 AM – 12:35 PM

Afternoon Plenary

12:35 PM – 1:25 PM

Networking Lunch

1:25 PM – 2:40 PM

Session Block 2: Model Projects and Approaches

2:40 PM – 2:55 PM

Networking Break

2:55 PM – 4:10 PM

Session Block 3: Model Projects and Approaches

4:10 PM – 4:25 PM

Networking Break

4:25 PM – 5:40 PM

Session Block 4: Financing, Funding, and Tools

5:40 PM – 6:00 PM

Networking Break

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Hosted Networking Reception

7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Evening Networking Activities
Wednesday, August 29th

7:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Conference Registration & Check-In

7:30 AM – 8:30 AM

Networking Breakfast

8:00 AM – 9:15 AM

Networking Meetings

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM

Networking Break

9:30 AM – 10:45 AM

Session Block 5: Towards Implementation
Networking Break

11:00 AM – 11:15 AM

2018 California Regional Adaptation Leadership Award (RALA) Presentation

11:15 AM – 12:30 PM

Closing Plenary

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Networking Lunch

1:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Adaptation Accelerators & Tours
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