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CIC National Capital (Ottawa): Climate Change and the Natural Disasters of Tomorrow: Are We Ready?

November 27, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EST

Description

From massive wildfires to powerful hurricanes and heavy rainfalls, 2017 was a year of extreme weather and natural disasters around the globe. Billions of dollars and thousands of lives were lost. And with climate change continuing, the incidence and severity of these kinds of natural disasters are set to increase in the years ahead.

Are Canadians ready to face these challenges, as individuals and as a nation? What lessons can we learn from other countries, and what can we be doing to help the international response.

thePanel will explore the natural disaster risks we face based on new climate and weather trends, how we should be preparing, and what role Canada should play abroad.

Schedule:
5:30pm – networking and cocktails
6:30 to 8:00pm – discussion

For more information, including confirmed speakers, and to register, click here.

Registration

Eventbrite registration

Deadline for registration is on Monday, November 27, 2017

Branch-based Contact Person, Snookie Lomow, ottawa@thecic.org

Venue

Delegation of the Ismaili Imamat
199 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 1K6 Canada
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