Act Today to Preserve Tomorrow
Hosted by SWFL Climate & Community Initiative and powered by Hertz, this Summit is an exceptional event for our community:
Thursday, October 6 at 1:30 p.m.
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa
This unique event features a dynamic program that brings together national and regional experts, environmental innovators, elected officials, and Southwest Florida community and business leaders.
SWFL Climate & Community
The afternoon of October 6 promises to provide an inspiring and interactive program that will leave attendees motivated and ready to take action to protect our paradise:
- Our Climate Challenges
The afternoon begins with an overview of the current global and local climate challenges that we are experiencing. We will look at the impact on our economy, health, topography, and weather, as well as the existing public perceptions.
- A Showcase of Current SWFL Resilience Efforts
Many in our community are working to strengthen climate resilience and reduce harmful emissions. Attendees will hear from those who have been on the frontlines of these statewide and local endeavors, as well as learn how we can each get involved and support these various efforts.
- Solutions: Community Sourced Climate Priorities
The afternoon will conclude with multiple table-top discussions. This interactive community exercise will be professionally facilitated and include the participation of residents, business and civic leaders, and regional elected officials. The purpose of this exercise is to prioritize our region’s actions for combating climate challenges and protecting our paradise. The documented results of these discussions will be shared with local government leaders for policy consideration.