Third Meeting of the Hampton Roads
Sea Level Rise/Flooding Adaptation Forum

July 10, 2013

Workshops | Program | Leaflet | Registration


This 3rd Forum meeting focused on communication of increased flooding risks, the psychology of conveying risk, the goals of the communication strategy to (a) inform and (b) influence behavior.

Date, Time and Location

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
9:00AM — 4:00PM
Old Dominion University's Regional Higher Education Center - Virginia Beach
Rooms 244A&B
1881 University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23453


Margaret Davidson, JD — Acting Director, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resources Management
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
“How Big Should My Water Wings Be? Coastal Risk Awareness and Management”

Karen Akerlof, PhD — Research Assistant Professor
Center for Climate Change Communication, George Mason University
“Risky Business: Engaging the Public in Policy Discourse on Sea-Level Rise and Inundation”

Katherine Rowan, PhD — Director, Science Communication Graduate Program
Department of Communication, George Mason University
“Earning Trust and Explaining Complexities as you Communicate Climate Science”

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Program: pdf