CHAPEL HILL – Susan White, executive director of North Carolina Sea Grant, North Carolina Space Grant and the University of North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute, will be the keynote speaker April 20 at the fifth annual UNC Climate Change and Resilience Symposium.
The symposium will be held noon- 5 p.m. at the UNC Genome Sciences Building G200 Lecture Hall, 250 Bell Tower Drive, Chapel Hill.
The symposium will also feature two panel discussions, “Climate Change Communication” and “Rural Disaster Recovery and Hurricane Matthew,” that organizers said will bring together leading practitioners, researchers, local government representatives and community organizers.
This event is free and open to the public and food will be provided.
The Climate Change and Resilience Symposium is a collaboration between Carolina Hazards and Resilience Planners, or CHRP, and Carolina Climate Change Scientists, with the support of the Institute for the Environment, Carolina Seminars Program and the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence.