Tue, Mar 03 | The Hall of State

2020 North Texas Climate Change Symposium

RSVP today! Please join us for the 3rd Annual North Texas Climate Change Symposium, featuring a keynote address by Lt. General Russel Honoré.
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2020 North Texas Climate Change Symposium

Time & Location

Mar 03, 2020, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The Hall of State, 3939 Grand Ave, Dallas, TX 75210, USA

About the Event

Please join us for the 3rd Annual North Texas Climate Change Symposium, featuring a keynote address by Lt. General Russel  Honoré, best known for serving as commander of Joint Task Force Katrina. 

Participate in discussions about equitable climate action planning and learn how Dallas' CECAP is addressing environmental justice concerns in Dallas communities.

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Food

Breakfast and lunch will be provided for all participants, free of charge.

Parking

Enter at Gate 5 and park anywhere available. The closest lot is next to the African American History Museum. Staff will also be present to direct participants to the Hall of State. 

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Streaming

The event will be livestreamed via Skype (beginning at 9:30 a.m.), and the recording will be posted to the website afterwards.

Join the webinar here.

Accessibility

The Hall of State is currently undergoing renovations. Therefore, there is only one functioning entrance and it unfortunately is not handicap accessible. If you require assistance to enter the building, please call Brittany Wells at 901-503-7402.

Agenda 

9:00-9:30 ​Breakfast/ Registration 

9:30-9:45 ​Welcome​ ​(James McGuire) 

9:45-10:00​ ​Intro​/ City Leadership in Climate Action​

10:00- 11:00 ​ A Call to Resilient Leadership​ ​(Lt General Russel L. Honoré) 

11:00-11:15 ​Break 

11:15- 11:30 ​Environment and Sustainability Committee​ ​(Councilmember Omar Narvaez) 

11:30-1:00 ​Lunch/Comprehensive Environmental &Climate Action Plan Overview​ ​(Sue Alvarez) 

1:00-1:30 ​Break/ Set-Up for Breakouts 

1:30-2:30 ​Breakout 1​ (Panel) 

  1. Climate Change Planning and Public Policy 
  2. Environmental Justice/ Equitable Climate Action

2:40-3:40 ​Breakout 2​ (Panel) 

  1. Emission Reduction in Energy and Buildings Sector
  2. Emission Reduction Transportation Sector

3:40-3:50 ​Wrap Up 

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