COE 2022 Details

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10am-11am: Optional Morning Workshop

Gather Town Platform class: How to navigate the platform plus special tricks and shortcuts.

Learn all about this innovative platform: how to get around and network with others. You can own a Gather space for your own meetings - it's free!

Note: Lounges and Exhibition Hall will be open for networking and learning

11am-11:50am Activities

Grants Gateway Workshop: How to Navigate NYS' Grant Application Platform, session 1

Since the Bond Act is about funding, it's important to learn about how to get that money! Learn the basic steps you need to apply for a NYS grant; what grant reviewers look for; and hear a case study: a community that has received/submitted grants

Especially for Students: Student Participation in Local Advisory Groups, session 1

Lifting up students to becoming members of environmental advisory commissions, a workshop for both CACs members and students

NOON: Opening Plenary

Opening Plenary: An Overview on the NYS Bond Act – What's in it? How will it affect your community?

Find out the parameters of this bill and how your community can benefit from it. A star-studded panel will help you understand what's at stake and what the Bond Act is offers the state.

1pm Workshops

Climate Action Council



Energy

The CLCPA calls for intensive reduction in energy sources responsible for GHG emissions; find out how the Bond Act seeks to address its ambitious goals

2pm Workshops

Water/Agriculture

Environmental Justice: Underserved Communities Will Have Support from the Bond Act

Learn from others working in this space about how to secure resources to improve the environment in underserved communities

3pm Workshops

Flooding: Prepare Your Community for Floods to Come
A look at areas of NYS under threat: Coastal Long Island, Hudson River towns and Inland Rivers and Streams

Learn from others working in this space about resources to address flooding all over the state

Open Space: Preservation and Care

The Bond Act will help preserve open space; find out how you can help preserve important parcels in your area

4:10-4:50 Activities

Grants Gateway Workshop: How to Navigate NYS' Grant Application Platform, session 2

Since the Bond Act is about funding, it's important to learn about how to get that money! Learn the basic steps you need to apply for a NYS grant; what grant reviewers look for; and hear a case study: a community that has received/submitted grants

Especially for Students: Student Participation in Local Advisory Groups, session 2

Lifting up students to becoming members of environmental advisory commissions, a workshop for both CACs members and students

5-6pm NYSACC Annual Board Meeting - all welcome

NYSACC General Meeting and Election of Board of Directors

Plus: Join our discussion on how NYSACC can best serve its members. We look forward to your feedback!

6pm-on: The site will remain open to all who wish to linger