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Will Travis Prosperity in the Face of Climate Change
May 30, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Most people think of climate change as an environmental issue but it is an economic imperative as well.
Learn of the impacts climate change will have on the Bay Area, the steps that are being taking to reduce these impacts and how climate change adaptation is being incorporated into the Bay region’s planning for economic prosperity.
Well-known in the Bay Area, Will Travis is a popular public speaker and has written many articles on coastal issues, has been a lecturer at colleges and universities throughout North America and has provided advice on coastal management to other states and nations. He holds Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Regional Planning degrees. Travis spent most of his career working for California state coastal management agencies, including the California Coastal Commission and the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, most recently serving as executive director. Currently he is a Senior Advisor to the Bay Area Joint Policy Committee, which is coordinating the efforts of four regional agencies to advance future economic prosperity and address climate change in the land use planning of the San Francisco Bay region.