For Immediate Release: August 6, 2009
Media Contact: CONTACT - 916-654-4989

MEDIA ADVISORY

SAVE THE DATE

6th Annual California Climate Change Research Symposium
September 8-10, 2009
Sacramento, California

The California Energy Commission is pleased to announce the 6th Annual California Climate Change Symposium to be held September 8 through September 10, 2009, at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Please save the dates for this exciting and informative scientific meeting on climate change science.

As with past conferences, funded through the Energy Commission's Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) Program, the symposium will showcase cutting-edge regional climate change science: from greenhouse gas inventory methods, climate change monitoring and analysis, to impacts mitigation and adaptation.

Professor Chris Field, from Stanford University and the Carnegie Institution for Science, the new chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate change (IPCC) Working Group II, will be one of the keynote speakers. Professor Field will share his insights on the strategy that his working group will use for the preparation of the Impacts and Adaptation Report of the next IPCC Assessment.

To gain a general idea about the PIER symposium on climate change, please visit the website page created for past conferences: http://www.climatechange.ca.gov/events/research.html

Please save the dates for this must-attend symposium on regional climate change, and please forward this message to anyone who might be interested in attending. We hope to see you there!

For information about registering for the symposium, please visit our registration website after August 12th at: https://www.seeuthere.com/Climate_Change_Conf2009

News media (only) interested in attending should contact the Energy Commission Media and PUblic Communications Office by calling 916-654-4989.

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