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"A network of networks" - GLAF 2016 will bring together practitioners and researchers from across the Great Lakes region of Canada and the United States for 3 days of sharing climate adaptation and resilience solutions and products in an engaged learning program.
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Friday, October 7 • 8:30am - 10:15am
Local Communities: Cleveland Climate Resilience and Urban Opportunity Plan

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This presentation will share how Cleveland, Ohio is taking an asset-based approach to plan for climate change. Some of the local assets the city is building on include: 1) a strong network of community development corporations ; 2) neighborhood climate ambassadors to lead community outreach; 3) established partnerships with the city, the county, the regional sewer district, faith-based institutions, regional universities, and other non-profit organizations; and 4) extensive weatherization, energy efficiency, and renewable energy programs.

Speakers
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Matt Gray

Director, Mayor's Office of Sustainability, City of Cleveland
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Nick Rajkovich

University at Buffalo, Assistant Professor, Department of Architecture
Nicholas Rajkovich is an Assistant Professor at the University at Buffalo in the Department of Architecture. His research investigates the intersection of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and adaptation to climate change in buildings. He recently graduated from the PhD Program in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Michigan.
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Chad Stephens

Climate Resiliency/Urban Greening Coordinator, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
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Michael Tuzzo

University at Buffalo School of Architecture and Planning
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Linda Warren

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress


Friday October 7, 2016 8:30am - 10:15am
Great Lakes South, 4th Floor Palmer Commons, 100 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor

Attendees (15)