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Meeting real-world climate information needs of business, government
Date:10/18/2007

WHAT: Can America really cope with inevitable climate change" How will different kinds of businesses -- from transportation, forestry and fisheries to insurance, construction and tourism -- be affected" Which state and local governments will be hit hardest, and how" And where will these groups obtain the kinds of climate-change forecasts and other tools they need to make decisions for the uncertain decades to come" Find out at "Climate Information: Responding to User Needs," a landmark two-day national conference organized by the University of Maryland, College Park, in conjunction with NOAA, NASA and the American Meteorological Society.

WHO: Keynote speakers include Lockheed Martin retired CEO Norman Augustine, who will explain "What Business Needs to Know about Climate Change;" former CIA Director R. James Woolsey, who will discuss "Energy, Security and the Long War of the 21st Century;" Colorado Supreme Court Justice Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr., who will discuss "Dividing the Waters in the American West;" and Amr ElSawy, President and CEO of Noblis, "a nonprofit science, technology and strategy organization that helps clients solve complex systems, process and infrastructure problems."

WHERE: University of Maryland Inn and Conference Center, College Park, Md.

WHEN: Monday and Tuesday, October 22 and 23, 2007

DETAILS: In addition to the panel sessions, numerous breakout sessions will feature dozens of representatives from various sectors of society who will tell climate researchers exactly what sorts of factors -- and over which time scales -- they, the users, need to know in order to survive and prosper in a rapidly changing climatic environment. For more details, and to register, see the conference web site at http://www.climateneeds.umd.edu, and click on the tab for "News Media." The conference agenda will be continuously updated on-line. Questions should be sent to cirunworkshop@bcs-hq.com.


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Contact: Lee Tune
ltune@umd.edu
301-405-4679
University of Maryland
Source:Eurekalert

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