Central Coast Regional Climate Symposium

12/10/2018 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
San Luis Obispo, CA

California Sea Grant Extension Specialist Monique Myers will join a panel disucssion on how climate change will affect the Central Coast region. The panel will highlight key findings from the recent California’s Fourth Climate Change Assessment and opportunities to advance local adaptation initiatives. Myers' contributions to the report focused on coastal communities in the Central Coast region.

Read more about her work. Q&A with Monique Myers: How will climate change affect California’s central coast?

This workshop will highlight new findings on key climate risks impacting the Central Coast region with a special emphasis on oceans and coasts, energy systems, water, agriculture, and ecosystems. Participants will also learn about financing mechanisms, funding opportunities, key tools and resources while also engaging in interactive discussions to inform the update to the State’s Adaptation Planning Guide.

Please note: An additional meeting space (UC Santa Cruz, Alumni Room) has also been secured and will be joining the primary workshop in San Luis Obispo via webcast. Speakers will be participating from both locations. For more information visit the event registration page.

Open to the public

This workshop is open to the public. The organizers strongly encourage public agency staff (cities, counties, regional agencies, special districts, etc.), non-profit organizations, community-based organizations, private consulting firms, advocacy groups, students, and individuals interested in learning about the latest climate science to attend this engaging and informative event.


This event is jointly organized by teh Local Government Commission, the State of California Energy Commission, California Natural Resources Agency, California Water Boards - Central Coast, Central Coast Climate Collaborative, and the University of California Santa Cruz.