6th Annual Northwest Climate Conference
November 3-5, 2015


November 3-5, 2015 • Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Draft Agenda (PDF)

A draft agenda for the Northwest Climate Conference is now available. Please note that this agenda is subject to change. Abstracts of presentations and additional information regarding the poster session will be available soon.

The Northwest Climate Conference will include invited speakers, plenary sessions of broad interest, and more targeted concurrent sessions exploring the impacts of climate variability and change on the people, natural resources, and infrastructure of the Northwest. Talks are geared for a range of audiences, including policy- and decision-makers, resource managers, and scientists from academia, public agencies, sovereign tribal nations, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector.

The Program Committee is pleased to announce the following invited plenary speakers:

  • Nick Bond
  • Phil Mote
  • Ron Abramovich
  • Kathie Dello
  • Kevin McKelvey
  • Cyndy Bratz
  • Charles Luce
  • Greg Jones
  • Amy Snover
  • Johanna Wolf
  • Alison Saperstein

With additional management-specific perspectives provided by:

  • Erik Pytlak, Bonneville Power Association
  • James Rufo Hill, Seattle Public Utilities
  • Chip Corsi, Idaho Fish and Game

Scheduled concurrent and/or poster session topics include:

  • Climate of the Northwest
  • Northwest Hydrology and Water Resources
  • Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems
  • Wildlife and Wildfire
  • Agriculture
  • Working Across Boundaries
  • Climate Adaptation and Communication

Questions? Contact Lauren Parker at lparker@uidaho.edu

Twitter: #nwclimate2015
See information about past conferences here: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010.

Professional organizations/associations intending to meet concurrently should contact Steven Daley-Laursen (email).

Background image provided by the U.S. Forest Service Northern Region [source].