Technical Program

Final Program 

Tuesday, October 10 - Keynote Plenary Panel 

Moderator: Clara Poffenberger, Principal, Environmental Law and Policy, LLC
• Dan Carol, Senior Advisor on Energy and Infrastructure, California Governor’s Office
• Mark Keam, Delegate 35th District VA House of Delegates
• Kate Schisler, Legislative Aide to Congressman Don Beyer Jr., (D-VA 8th District) 

Wednesday, October 11 - Keynote Speaker -  Vice Admiral Dennis V. McGinn, United States Navy (Retired) -  "Climate Change: the Imperative to Increase Global Resilience"
Member of the Advisory Board, The Center for Climate and Security; Former Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations, and Environment; Former Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Warfare Requirements and Programs

In 2005, a joint statement of 11 international science academies concluded: “Climate change is real. There will always be uncertainty in understanding a system as complex as the world’s climate. However, there is now strong evidence that significant global warming is occurring."    Read the full article.