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CMAP Innovation + Integration Summit: Creating a Regional Agenda to Address Climate Change

CMAP and its regional partners will host on Dec. 11, 2007 in Chicago the second in a series of Innovation + Integration summits. In developing the 2040 Regional Comprehensive Plan -- due for completion in 2010 -- CMAP is beginning a dialogue on the development of a regional agenda for addressing impacts of climate change. This is one of the nation's first such efforts to take a regional approach. CMAP and its partners will collect pertinent research and analyze it to determine potential implications for communities across the region. The summit agenda will feature distinguished speakers assessing the risks and opportunities in terms of our energy future, human and natural resource health, infrastructure, commerce, and land-use and transportation planning. This event is designed for policy makers and advocates across the following areas: municipal, county and regional representation, land-use and transportation, economic development, health and human services, natural resources, developers, business and civic organizations, faith-based organizations, CMAP board committees. $55 Registration Fee including breakfast and lunch.

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