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South Florida Climate Fundamentals Academy (Workshop #3 of 3)


  • FIU Biscayne Campus 3000 Northeast 151st Street North Miami, FL, 33181 United States (map)

Produced and offered in partnership with the City of Fort Lauderdale and Florida International University's College of Communication, Architecture and the Arts, workshop participants will build upon foundational knowledge from the first two workshops in this series by learning about materiality and climate risk assessment, assessing the economic implications of climate change and prospective response initiatives, making the business case for climate action, and strategies for engaging across organizational and jurisdictional boundaries with a regional focus added for Florida. Professionals from the public and private sectors, higher education and the NGO community will benefit from the classroom-style, interactive training activities.

Workshop Modules, Case Studies & Exercises

  • Economics-101: The Economics of Climate Change
  • Enterprise-201: Analyzing & Quantifying Climate Risk, Assessing Materiality and Disclosing Climate Risk
  • Governance-103: Ethics, Liability & Professionalism
  • Governance-202: Making the Case for Climate Action to the C-Suite and Public Leaders
  • Governance-203: Collaborating Beyond Organizational & Institutional Boundaries
  • Climate-104: The Public Health Implications of Climate Change

Registration Information:

  • Single Workshop: $595 (general) / $395 (government)
  • Complete Series: $1,495 (general) / $995 (government)
  • Registration Deadline: June 23, 2017

Confirmed Instructors:

  • Richard Crespin – CEO, CollaborateUp
  • Daniel Kreeger – Executive Director, Association of Climate Change Officers
  • Lindene Patton – Partner, Earth & Water Group
  • Keith Rizzardi – Professor, St. Thomas University
  • Additional instructors to be announced shortly