Preparing for Climate 2100 - Tools and strategies for NB communities

November 14th to 16th, 2012, Fredericton Convention Centre

Presented by: Atlantic Climate Adaptation Solutions Association, Natural Resources Canada, Climate Change Secretariat of the New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government, Department of Public Safety.

Financial support by: Insurance Bureau of Canada, University of Mount Allison, University of New Brunswick, Université de Moncton, City of Fredericton

Please note this website launched on Wednesday evening of the conference:

Below is a list of the presentations and workshops, and links to pdf's if available:

Overview of the Atlantic RAC Program – 2009 to 2012, Glenn Davis, ACASA

The Adaptation Platform and NRCan’s approach to advancing adaptation, Dr. Niall O’Dea, Natural Resources Canada

What to expect from a changing climate to 2100, Dr. Neil Comer, University of PEI

Rising Sea levels – Coastal Threats, Réal Daigle, R.J. Daigle Enviro

Economic impacts of climate change – how much do the impacts cost?
 Dr. Van Lantz,  University of NB

Storm water, sanitary sewers, road infrastructure – evaluating risk and developing options in Greater Moncton. Two presentations: Jack MacDonald, City of Moncton,
 Serge Dupuis, City of Dieppe

Saltwater in drinking water wells – what is the issue? Learnings from the Richibucto case study.
 Dr. Kerry McQuarrie, University of NB

Steep slopes, increased erosion, risks to property and infrastructure in Grand Falls.
 Richard Keeley, Grand Falls

Engaging coastal communities in the Acadian Peninsula in decision-making for the future. Dr. Mélanie Aubé, Institut de recherche sur les zones côtières

Communicating Results of the Tantramar Dykelands Study – a planner’s perspective.
 Tracey Wade, Tantramar Planning District Commission

Approaches to adaptation in native reserves – the case of Indian Island.
 Kevin Barlow, Indian Island Band & Companies

From culverts to roads and bridges – the need to plan for Infrastructure at risk. Patrick Mazerolle, NB Department of Transportation & Infrastructure

The roles and responsibilities of municipalities.
 Lisa Munn & Chris Hand, NB Emergency Measures Organization

Municipal Risk Assessment Tool, Robert Tremblay, Insurance Bureau of Canada

Workshop: Steps to start planning for change – the CPI climate change module, Elissa Gollan RDPC, Tracey Wade, TPDC

Workshop: Steps to start planning for change; a workshop to explore how the V2R adaptation tool can be used in NB. Dr. Liette Vasseur, Brock University

Workshop: Coastal Flooding, Geo NB & flood widget. Reid McLean, DOELG

Workshop: Using maps and other forms of visualization to communicate the risk of climate change.
 Dr. David Lieske, Mount Allison University,
 James Bornemann, TPDC

Workshop: Inland flood risk assessment & depth to water table mapping. Dr. Paul Arp, Jae Olgivie, University of New Brunswick

Workshop: How do we assess risks to our community’s infrastructure? Jacques Paynter, AMEC

Workshop: How can we use planning tools to engage the community in planning for resiliency? Two presentations: Sébastien Doiron, Beaubassin Planning Commission,
 Alex Forbes, City of Fredericton, Scott Fash, Genivar

Workshop: The case of the NS-NB transport corridor – evaluating the economic impacts resulting 
from Climate change. Dr. Yuri Yevdokimov, University of New Brunswick

Workshop: Assessing adaptation solutions – the economics – Sackville case study. Jeff Wilson, Green Analytics

Risk-management today,
 Ernie MacGillivray, NB Public Safety, Co-chair, National Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction

Legal responsibilities of communities, (in French) 
André Daigle, Les avocats Chiasson & Roy Lawyers

How can climate change adaptation actions be financed? André Chenard, NB Environment and Local Government




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