Maryland APA

The Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association

Welcome to the Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association's Website. Our mission is to make great communities happen in Maryland by offering continuing professional development and other valuable services to our members that will enable them to excel in their practice. We advocate for excellence in planning, promoting education and citizen empowerment, and providing our members with the tools and support necessary to meet the challenges of growth and change. We hold a bi-annual conference, produce a quarterly newsletter, offer continuous opportunities to network, and experience new and varied educational opportunities across the state.

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Culture, Climate, and Change: How social factors shape the climate dialogue

Join ESLC for an in-depth exploration of the social factors that influence opinions, beliefs, and perceptions of climate change on the Eastern Shore. Participants will gain an appreciation for how our region's rich cultural landscape shapes the dialogue - or lack thereof - about how we respond to climate risks. Participants will also learn ways to speak effectively, accurately, and confidently about climate change.

The first 70 registrants will receive a complimentary copy of "How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate" by Andrew Hoffman, a professor of business and sustainability at the University of Michigan.

Continental breakfast will be provided.

Tickets in link below.

Earlier Event: April 20
Mid-Atlantic Leadership Conference
Later Event: April 26
Light Rail 2018