Meet the Speakers for the 2023 Climate Service Providers Academy

Are you still waiting to register for the 2023 Climate Service Providers Academy? Register today to learn how to use the very best regional climate data and information in your services and programs. The lineup of presenters and panelists is now live for all sessions of the academy! 

The Opening Session kicks off on October 17, where participants will have the opportunity to hear from Keynote Speaker Dr. Julian Reyes.

Dr. Julian Reyes is the Assistant Director for Climate Services at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and Deputy Director for Services at the U.S. Global Change Research Program.

Principles of Quality Adaptation – October 24

Graham Knibbs (Case Study) is a Geohazard Specialist with Stantec Consulting Ltd.

Sue Kemball Cook (Case Study) is the Vice President of WSP USA‘s corporate climate risk and resilience practice.

Midwest – October 31

Teal Harrison (Case Study) is a Climate Resilience Specialist with Adaptation International.

California and Nevada – November 2

Kara Odegard (Case Study) is the Founding Partner at Measure Meant.

Caribbean – November 9

Dr. Patricia Chardón-Maldonado (Case Study) is the Deputy and Technical Director of the Caribbean Coastal Ocean Observing System (CARICOOS).

South Central – November 14

Annie Vest (Case Study) is the Mitigation and Disaster Planning Lead at Freese and Nichols, and the Vice President of the National Hazard Mitigation Association.

North/Mid-Atlantic – November 16

Daniel Bader (Presenter) is a Senior Staff Associate at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, part of Columbia University’s Climate School.

Closing Session Panel – November 28

John Phillips (Panelist) is the Director of Integrated Watershed Management at Parametrix.

Dr. Shalini Vajjhala (Panelist) is the Executive Director of PRE Collective and the Founder & CEO of re:focus partners.

All Academy participants should plan to attend the first two sessions, the closing session, and as many of the regional sessions as desired. See more information and register TODAY! Registration is $250 per person, and ASAP Members receive 25% off of the workshop fee automatically at checkout (members must be logged in to receive discount).

Financial Support for Attendance
Cost should not be a barrier to attendance. Eligible registrants are invited to apply to ASAP’s JEDI Fund to cover their registration costs.

Questions? Contact ASAP’s Training Specialist Mia Dozier at