Climate Adaption Event

City to Host Climate Adaption Event
Posted on 10/18/2022

Free event to feature four guest speakers, local expertise and insights

The City of Charlottetown is hosting a free panel discussion event on climate adaptation as part of the City’s Resilient Homes, Parks and People program. Community members are invited to attend in-person and hear presentations from four guest speakers followed by a Q&A discussion.

About the Event:

Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2022
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Location: PEI Farm Centre, 420 University Av, Charlottetown, PE C1A 2Y9
Details: Climate adaptation panel discussion and Q&A

Speakers and Topics:

  • Hope Parnham, Adaptation Policy Advisor with the PEI Department of Environment, Energy and Climate Action
    • Topic: Climate change risks require all-hands on deck
  • Dr. Xiuquan (Xander) Wang, Associate Professor, School of Climate Change and Adaptation and Director, Climate Smart Lab, Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation, UPEI
    • Topic: Flood prediction, along with monitoring results from Hurricane Fiona
  • Tara Callaghan, Landscape Architect, Haute Nature Design
    • Topic: Reintegrating our role with nature
  • Cheryl Evans, Director, Flood and Wildfire Resilience, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, University of Waterloo
    • Topic: Be storm ready! Home and garden flood protection tips for the fall

A special thank you to the Intact Foundation for the Municipal Climate Resiliency Grant to help make this event possible.