RISA 2017 Annual Meeting

6-8 June 2017
6 Jun 2017 to 8 Jun 2017
Arlington, VA

Registration

Rgistration is now closed.  If you are interested in attending this meeting, please contact Valerie Askinazi. 

 

Agenda

View the meeting agenda

 
 

Schedule at a glance

 

Times

Tuesday June 6

Wednesday June 7

Thursday June 8

8:00 – 9am

Breakfast

9:00 – 10:30am

Welcome & Introductory Remarks

RISA Strategy Session

RISA Communications Workshop

Shared Risk Across Timescales

10:30am – 12pm

Decision-making Tools across Urban and Rural Communities

Lessons Learned for RISA Success

Capacity-building Discussion

Innovations in Engagement Discussion

(concurrent discussions)

11:30-12pm Concluding Remarks

12pm – 1pm

Lunch on your own

Working Lunch

End Meeting (12pm)

1pm – 2:30pm

Climate & Public Health

 

Drought Planning across Timescales

(concurrent sessions)

Weather, Water & Climate

Space for side meetings

Climate & Economic Planning

3pm – 4:30pm

Climate & National Security

Optional Field Trip: Theodore Roosevelt Island (3-5pm)

 

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Tools Cafe & Networking

 

 

 

Session Themes

The themes for this meeting will be:
  • Processed-based planning tools for decision-making
  • Links to public health
  • Strengthening national security
  • Risk across timescales
  • Communicating regional impact


Meeting Location

Key Bridge Marriott
1401 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA  22209-1201
 

Onsite parking is available:  $25.00 daily

Map and Directions to the Key Bridge Marriott

Metro:  The Rosslyn Metro Station is 0.2 miles from the Key Bridge Marriott

 

Lodging

Key Bridge Mariott
1401 Lee Highway
Arlington, VA  22209-1201
 

Onsite parking is available:  $25.00 daily

Map and Directions to the Key Bridge Marriott

Metro:  The Rosslyn Metro Station is 0.2 miles from the Key Bridge Marriott

 

A block of 55 guest rooms is currently being held for our group at the government rate of $242.0 pus 14.5% tax ($277.09) per night for the nights of 5-8 Junel 2017.  To make your hotel reservation, please email your arrival and departure dates to Brian Jackson (bjackson_at_ucar.edu) at UCAR.

The cut-off date for making your reservation is COB Friday, 12 May 2017Reservation requests made after the cut-off will be on a space- and rate-available basis only.

Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 12:00 p.m.

 

Transportation to the Hotel

The hotel does not offer shuttle service to and from Reagan National Airport, Dulles International Airport or Thurgood Marshall Baltimore-Washington International Airport. Taxi services or other ground transportation options may be found here: 

 

Federal Meals

Lunch will be provided on Wednesday, 7 June 2017.

NOTE:  Federal attendees and those on federal travel orders - Please note that NOAA regulations prohibit UCAR from providing meals to federal employees, except NSF employees. Therefore, it is requested that federal employees contribute $17.00 per day for lunches;  this amount is the lunch portion of the FY2017 GSA CONUS M&IE for metropolitan Washington, D.C.. 

UCAR–supported Attendees: $17.00 will be deducted from your travel expense reimburesment for the lunch.

To make your payment:

  1. Proceed to https://www.fin.ucar.edu/Epayments
  2. Under "Select an item or event to pay," choose from the drop-down menu "RISA Annual, 6-8 June 2017 - Meal Fee," and then click on the "Process Payment" button.
  3. On the following screen, enter the amount (17) and fill in your billing information. When you are ready, click on the "Next" button and follow the prompts.
  4. You will receive an e-mail confirming your payment and the amount paid.

If you prefer to pay by check, please make it payable to "UCAR" and mail to: Brian Jackson, UCAR/CPAESS, P.O. Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307. (Or you can give it to Brian onsite during the meeting.)

 

CPAESS CAMP Proposal Website

To submit a proposal to the UCAR Climate Adaptation and Mitigation Program (CAMP), please visit the CAMP website

 

See CPAESS OpenSky Publications

NCAR/UCAR Metrics Database

CPAESS Contact Information

Office:
1-303-497-8666

Shipping Address:
UCAR/CPAESS
3090 Center Green Dr.
Boulder, CO 80301