November 2-3, 2015; Sacramento, CA

Join us for the 2015 Southwest Climate Summit when we'll drive Climate-Smart Conservation forward by bringing together managers and scientists from across the Southwest to:

  • Discover emerging climate science
  • Explore adaptive management
  • Share Climate-Smart Conservation results 
  • Discuss management and policy responses

The conference will feature presentations by leading thinkers, oral and poster sessions, and workshops designed to engage participants in building collaborative partnerships for resilient southwestern landscapes. The 2015 Climate Summit is an opportunity for natural resource managers, scientists, public agencies, tribes, non-governmental organizations, and the private sector to share information and expand their networks. The conference will be organized to discuss climate sciences connection to natural resources and management actions.

Concurrent Sessions Topics

Southwest Ecosystems

  • Coastal Ecosystems
  • Coastal Freshwater Ecosystems
  • Interior Freshwater Ecosystems
  • Montane and Forested Ecosystems
  • Rangelands and Arid Ecosystems


  • Tribal Climate Adaptation Planning
  • Landscape Conservation Design
  • Decision Support for Adaptation


  • Which Climate Future? Temporal and Spatial Downscales
  • Management Relevant Climate Models
  • Effective Science-Management Partnership Models


Check the main Climate Summit webpage regularly for updates on the program, registration, poster abstract submissions, and other info.

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Event date: 
Monday, November 2, 2015 (All day) to Tuesday, November 3, 2015 (All day)
Event location: 
Sacramento, CA