Call for abstracts: 9th Annual Northwest Climate Conference

The Program Committee for the 9th Annual Northwest Climate Conference has opened subsmissions for abstracts. The conference will be in Boise, Idaho, Oct 9-11, 2018.

Abstracts for presentations (oral and poster) at contributed paper sessions, as well as proposals for special, cross-cutting sessions are due by 11:00 pm (Pacific) on FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2018 and must be submitted online. More information can be found on the conference abstract webpage.  

Submissions are requested for a range of topics focused on climate and adaptation. Presentations and special sessions that connect science to management decisions and implementation of adaptation actions are strongly encouraged. Emphasis is on talks that are comprehensible to a wide audience on topics of broad interest.

Potential topic areas include:

  • Agriculture: impacts and adaptations
  • Aquatic ecosystems: impacts and adaptations
  • Coastal issues and shoreline management: impacts and adaptations
  • Collaboration and co-production of decision-relevant research
  • Communicating climate risks
  • Economics of adaptation (e.g., costs of inaction, benefits of adaptation)
  • Equity and climate justice
  • Extreme events (e.g., drought, floods, wildfire): impacts and adaptations
  • Forests and forest ecosystems: impacts and adaptations
  • Hazard mitigation planning
  • Human health: impacts and adaptations
  • Hydrology and water resources: impacts and adaptations
  • Infrastructure and the built environment: impacts and adaptations
  • Insurance and risk management: impacts and adaptations
  • Nearshore and marine ecosystems: impacts and adaptations
  • Regional climate variability and change
  • Terrestrial ecosystems: impacts and adaptations
  • Tribal communities: impacts and adaptations
  • Working across organizational or sectoral boundaries