NOAA Adaptation Planning for Communities Course

07/16/2019 (All day) to 07/17/2019 (All day)
Southern California Coastal Water Research Project (SCCWRP) - 3535 Harbor Blvd. Suite 110, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Communities increasingly realize the need for adaptation strategies, but many are unsure where to begin. This two-day training provides a thorough grounding and practical skills for incorporating adaptation strategies into planning processes.

You will learn how to:

  • Apply the basic elements of an adaptation planning framework to organize future preparedness efforts
  • Translate climate science into impacts on local community assets
  • Practice a qualitative approach to scope and compile a vulnerability assessment, and describe how to apply the results
  • Identify, compare, and prioritize locally relevant adaptation strategies and actions
  • Describe implementation options for different strategies
  • Recognize the importance of stakeholder involvement in adaptation planning and demonstrate the applicability of engagement processes and tools

Continuing Education Credits: Participants are eligible for continuing education credits through the American Institute of Certified Planners and Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) professional certifications.

Who should attend? The course is designed for planners, public works staff, floodplain managers, hazard mitigation planners, sustainability managers, emergency managers, and coastal resource managers.

Space is limited | Secure your spot today
Registration ends Friday, June 28th
Refreshments & lunch provided


For further information contact: Dani Boudreau at or Nick Sadrpour at