Workshop: Moving Towards Adaptation

October 27 and 28, 2010 in Sudbury, Ontario

OCCIAR held a climate change adaptation workshop in Sudbury on October 27 and 28, 2010 and it was attended by city staff, conservation authorities, government ministries, agencies and consultants. The first day of this capacity building workshop focused on presentation on the science of climate change, climate data to aid community adaptation planning, agriculture, forests and forestry, Indigenous climate change adaptation, tools and frameworks and a special session highlighting climate change adaptation initiatives in the City of Greater Sudbury. The second day of the workshop consisted of an interactive Risk Management session. During this facilitated session, workshop participants were introduced to the Risk Management process and taken step by step through the process teaching them how it could be used to help identify and prioritize risks associated with climate change and help develop adaptation measure to minimize these risks.

Participants heard presentations from a series of experts:


Workshop Report