12:30 PM

Lunch (cafeteria available)

1:30 PM

Framing Policy Implications

Chair, William Hooke, American Meteorological Society

1:40 PM

Societal Impacts – Sorting Out Increased Vulnerability from Changes in Extremes

David Changnon, Northern Illinois University

2:00 PM

Economic Impacts of Extreme Weather Events

Harold Cochrane, Colorado State University

2:20 PM

Human Vulnerability and Adapting to Climate Change

Thomas Wilbanks, Oakridge National Laboratory

2:40 PM

Adaptation and Resilience (“No Regrets” Strategy)

Ian Burton, Environment Canada

3:00 PM

Role of Media in Public Education and Perception

Steve Lyons, The Weather Channel

3:20 PM

Panel Discussion

4:00 PM

Wrap up

James P. Bruce, Global Change Strategies International, Inc.

4:20 PM

Adjourn



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