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Climate and National Security Symposium: June 21-23rd

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Who: MIIS Community
What: Center for Environment and National Security Symposium
When: June 21-23, 2010
Where: Robert Paine Scripps Forum for Science, Society and Environment, La Jolla, CA

As climate change consequences threaten to disrupt social and economic systems worldwide, governments seek strategies for mitigation of and adaptation to these consequences.

We invite you to join us as we explore the implications of climate change for United States national security interests, foreign policy and development trends. Our featured speakers will review the state of climate modeling and forecasting.

Featured Speakers:

Walter Munk, Professor Emeritus of Geophysics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Amanda Dory, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy
RADM David Titley, Oceanographer of the Navy
Admiral (ret.) Conrad Lautenbacher, Vice President , Science Programs, CSC, ATG
Dan Cayan, Research Meteorologist, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
John Orcutt, Professor of Geophysics, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Registration is required of all attendees.  RSVP as soon as possible as space is limited (200 max capacity). Registration deadline is Monday, June 14th, 2010. Registration fees are the following: $100/person (General rate) or $20/person (CA Education rate, for students, faculty, and staff of California colleges and universities). Cost includes opening reception and entry to days one and two of the conference. Breakfast and lunch are included both days.  Register online now.

The symposium agenda can be downloaded here.



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