Events

There are several climate change events calendars with detailed information about upcoming events. 

We have also included a list of upcoming events that may be of particular interest to the Pacific Northwest Tribal Climate Change Network. Please use the links above for detailed calendars including regional and national events. 

UPCOMING EVENTS  

 
February 11-15, 2019. Alaska Forum on the Environment. Anchorage, AK. The AFE is a statewide gathering of environmental professionals from government agencies, non-profit and for-profit businesses, community leaders, Alaskan youth, community elders and biologists. For more information or to register:http://www.akforum.org
 
February 12, 2019. Earth Observations for Indigenous-Led Land Management Webinar Series Part II. This session will provide an overview of remote sensing concepts, the history of remote sensing for land management, and current technologies. Featured portals will include the Landsat View app, open-source tools for image analysis, QGIS, and resources for further information and training. Registration is required. To check on registration status, go to https://arset.gsfc.nasa.gov/land/webinars/GEO-EO4IM
 
February 19, 2019. Earth Observations for Indigenous-Led Land Management Webinar Series Part III. The final session will include case studies and demonstrations of early warning and forest disturbance alert systems, such as FIRECAST, MAPP, GLAD alerts, and mobile applications. To check on registration status, go to https://arset.gsfc.nasa.gov/land/webinars/GEO-EO4IM
 
February 25, 2019. 11am-12 pm Pacific. PNW Drought Early Warning System (PNW DEWS) February 2019 Drought and Climate Outlook Webinar.  The Pacific Northwest Drought Early Warning System (PNW DEWS) February 2019 Drought & Climate Outlook Webinar is part of a series of regular drought and climate outlook webinars designed to provide stakeholders and other interested parties in the region with timely information on current drought status and impacts, as well as a preview of current and developing climatic events (i.e. El Niño and La Niña). Click here to register.
 
February 26-28, 2019. 2019 Tribal Exchange Network Conference. Pala, California. The
Tribal Exchange Network Conference provides tribal professionals, and those working with tribes, an opportunity to meet and learn about current initiatives, funding, and technical topics related to the Exchange Network. Come and share your experiences or to learn from and network with other tribal professionals! For more information about this event, click here.

March 6-8, 2019. 2019 Tribal Environmental Leaders Summit. Portland, OR. The summit will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. For more information and to view the 2018 Tribal Environmental Leaders Summit Report, go to http://region10rtoc.net/tribal-leaders-summit/
 
March 12-14, 2019. Pendleton Convention Center. Health Soils, Healthy Region Workshop. This workshop is a region-wide approach to bring together agricultural professionals and producers from Washington, Oregon, and Idaho for a 3-day workshop to improve awareness of existing, new, and evolving regional soil health practices and assessment methods. To register, go tohttp://csanr.wsu.edu/healthysoils/

March 27-28, 2019. 20th Annual Odgen-Murphy-Wallace Tribal Environmental Seminar. Seattle, WA.The theme for the 2019 Seminar is “Exercising Governmental Sovereignty: What have Tribal environmental programs accomplished in the last 20 years and what does the future hold?” For more information, call Jennifer Sanscrainte or Richard Du Bey at 206.447.7000. 

April 23-25, 2019. Madison, WI. National Adaptation ForumThe Forum gathers the adaptation community to foster knowledge exchange, innovation and mutual support for a better tomorrow. We invite you to join the convening of adaptation practitioners from around the country focused on moving beyond adaptation awareness and planning to adaptation action. For more information and to register, go to:https://www.nationaladaptationforum.org/registration
 
May 3-4, 2019. Seattle, WA. Living Breath of Indigenous Foods and Ecological Knowledge Symposium. This year’s symposium will be held at the University of Washington. This year’s theme is “Reclaiming Food as Family Medicine”. Living Breath is a volunteer-led consortium and may be able to provide modest travel funds and student scholarships. For more information, go tohttp://www.livingbreathsymposium.org/
 
May 6-9, 2019. 20th Tribal Forum on Air Quality. Temecula, CA. The NTF provides environmental professionals from tribes, EPA, and other organizations an opportunity to meet and discuss current policies, regulatory initiatives, technical and other relevant topics in air quality & climate change. There will be optional training sessions on Monday 5/6/2019. Online Registration opens in February. There is also scholarship support for tribal attendees and sponsorship opportunities available. To check for updates, go to:  http://www7.nau.edu/itep/main/Conferences/confr_ntf

May 8-11, 2019. Vancouver, B.C. The 42nd Annual Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology. The 2019 SoE annual conference will be held in the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓-speaking Musqueam people, on the University of British Columbia campus. For more information and to register, go to https://ethnobiology.org/conference/upcoming
 
May 15-17, 2019. Rising Voices: Climate Resilience through Indigenous and Earth Sciences 7thAnnual Workshop, Boulder, CO. The 7th Annual Workshop will be held at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado. Rising Voices facilitates cross-cultural approaches for adaptation solutions to extreme weather and climate events, climate variability, and climate change. It has developed into a vibrant and productive cross-cultural network of Indigenous and Western scientific professionals, tribal and community leaders, environmental and communication experts, students, educators, and artists from across the United States, including Alaska, Hawai‘i, and the Pacific Islands, and around the world. For more information, please visit the website https://risingvoices.ucar.edu.
 
June 10-13, 2019. 43rd Annual National Indian Timber Symposium. Hosted by the Seminole Tribe of Florida, Hollywood, FL. The symposium is designed to facilitate communication from the perspective of tribes, the BIA, private industry, legislative bodies, and academia on issues and concerns of current forestry management practices. For more information on past and future symposiums, go tohttp://www.itcnet.org/get_involved/annual_symposium.html
 
June 16-21, 2019. Tribal Climate Camp. Flathead Lake Biological Station, Polson MT. Host Tribe: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. If you are interested in attending, please complete and submit an enquiry form by March 1, 2019 online at http://atnitribes.org/climatechange/tribal-climate-camp/.

June 19-21, 2019. World Forum on Climate Justice. Glasgow, UK. This inaugural World Forum on Climate Justice will bring together leading civil society groups, academics, business representatives, members of the public, and policymakers to foster new thinking and explore pressing topics in climate justice advocacy, research, policy and practice as we adapt to reach the 1.5°C goal. Early bird registration ends March 15, 2019. For more information and to register, click here.
 
June 24-27, 2019. 2019 North American Agroforestry Conference. Corvallis, OR. Save the date for the 16th annual North American Agroforestry Conference: Agroforestry for Sustainable Production + Resilient Landscape hosted by Oregon State University. For more information, go to https://afta2019.org/

August 13-16, 2019. 2019 Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit (SWTCCS). Idyllwild Arts Academy, CA. The 2019 Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit (SWTCCS) provides an opportunity to come together, focus on climate strategies and solutions, and advance Tribal resilience efforts throughout the Southwest and North America. The summit is a cooperative endeavor co-sponsored by the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians, Climate Science Alliance (CSA), the Pala Band of Mission Indians and The Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP), and made possible by support and funding from the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affair's (BIA) Tribal Resilience Program. Pre-Applications are due March 31, 2019. For more information, visit: http://www7.nau.edu/itep/main/tcc/Training/confr_stccs
 
August 19-22, 2019. 2019 Tribal Lands & Environment Forum. Palm Springs, CA. This year’s Tribal Lands and Environment Forum will be held at the Palm Springs Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center in Palm Springs, California. This year’s TLEF will feature special trainings, field trips, and breakout sessions focused on our conference theme: A National Conversation on Tribal Land and Water Resources. Registration will open in February. For more information, go tohttp://www7.nau.edu/itep/main/Conferences/confr_tlef

April 19-22, 2020. Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference. Vancouver, BC. The purpose of the conference is to assemble scientists, First Nations and tribal government representatives, resource managers, community and business leaders, policy makers, educators, and students to present the latest scientific research on the state of the ecosystem, and to guide future actions for protecting and restoring the Salish Sea ecosystem. For more information, go to https://wp.wwu.edu/salishseaconference/