Gulf of Mexico Climate and Resilience Community of Practice annual meeting coming to Florida

Are you working on Climate Change related issues? Do you know the latest tools to assess how resilient your community is? Would like to learn how communities around the Gulf of Mexico are doing about climate change? Please join us at this year’s annual meeting of the Gulf of Mexico Climate & Resilience Community of Practice. Our meeting will take place in Sarasota, Florida from May 15th to the 17th. Who should attend? Anyone working in the field of climate and resilience such as practitioners, local gov’t officials, business/industry leaders, non-profit organizations, outreach and engagement specialists, state coastal zone office leaders, county emergency managers, floodplain administrators, federal gov’t liaisons/coordinators, or other local decision-makers that would like to discuss climate-related issues and share best practices. Why should you attend? In addition to meeting and networking with an awesome group of individuals, you will also learn more about current resilience projects, funding opportunities, and community successes. It does not matter if it is your first time or if you’ve been to several annual meetings, there is something for everyone! To learn more about this meeting, visit the Annual Meeting Website:

To learn more about the Gulf of Mexico Resilience and Community of Practice, visit our website:

Exact Times:

May 15th: The Embassy Suites,  12:30 pm- 5:00 pm

May 16th: Mote Marine Laboratory (1600 Ken Thompson Parkway),  8:00 am- 5:00 pm (with evening awards banquet and reception)

May 17th: The Embassy Suites Sarasota (202 North Tamiami Trail),   8:00 am -12: 00 pm

And our Host Hotel is: The Embassy Suites Sarasota For those flying in, there is a free hotel shuttle to/from the Sarasota/Bradenton airport. *If you are a federal employee, please contact Tracie Sempier ( for hotel options that fit within the federal per diem. Registration: $100 (includes lunch and dinner on October 5th as well as snacks and beverages throughout the meeting) *Local government officials can register for free. Please contact Tracie Sempier at or (228) 818-8829 for more information. We hope to see you there, Armando J. Ubeda


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Posted: March 29, 2023

Category: Work & Life
Tags: Climate Change, Coastal Community, Pgm_Marine, Resiliency

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