OUR STORIES OF CLIMATE
Presented by the Climate Science Alliance and hosted at the San Diego Natural History Museum, the 2023 San Diego Climate Summit will uplift and celebrate our shared stories of transformational climate adaptation.
We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, September 20th for meaningful learning and networking opportunities for all to connect, learn, and collaborate.
12:30 - 1:30 PM | ATRIUM
All attendees must be registered for the Summit in advance. Learn more and register here.
The 2023 San Diego Climate Summit is located at the San Diego Natural History Museum:
1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101
Pick up your welcome packet, enjoy a self-led art activity, and learn about the newly-available Climate Science Alliance report, A Model for Community-Led Climate Adaptation. Doors open at 12:30. Please give yourself enough time to check-in at the front desk before the event begins at 1:30 pm.
1:30 - 2:30 PM | THEATER
WELCOME + SUMMIT OPENING
The day opens with a blessing and history of the land, followed by Bird Singing by Kumiai Bird Singers from Baja California. Special thank you to Ana Gloria (Martha) Rodriguez for organizing, and to Translation Precision for providing live translation throughout the day.
Founder and Lead Advisor of the Climate Science Alliance, Amber Pairis, gives the Summit Opening.
3:00 - 4:30 PM | THEATER
Hear from five climate changemakers in the first panel discussion of the day, "Breaking Barriers to Creative Transformational Climate Action & Adaptation".
4:30 - 7:00 PM | ATRIUM
DINNER + LIVE MUSIC
Enjoy a meal with fellow Summit attendees and listen to live music from The Turgid Succulents.
4:30 - 7:00 PM | ALL FLOORS
DEMONSTRATIONS AND RESOURCES
Over a dozen interactive stations can be found throughout the museum, from the first floor to the rooftop. Can you find them all? Special thank you to our friends and partners for sharing about the incredible work you do in the community!
Binational Climate Extension Project*
Binational Working Group**
California's 5th Climate Change Assessment
Chia Cafe Collective
Connecting Wildlands and Communities***
Edible Magazine San Diego
Ecological Drought in Southern California***
Idyllwild Arts Academy
Kumeyaay Community College
San Diego Gas & Electric
San Diego Natural History Museum
The Turgid Succulents
Tipey Joa Native Warriors
Tribal Working Group**
*From California Sea Grant + Climate Science Alliance
**From the Climate Science Alliance
***From San Diego State University + Climate Science Alliance
4:30 - 7:00 PM | THIRD FLOOR
As part of the Summit's pop-up art showcase, we invited artists to ask themselves what transformational climate adaptation means, sounds, looks, and feels like.
SUMMIT FILM SCREENINGS
7:00 - 7:15 PM | THEATER
The concluding portion of the Summit opens with a blessing and history of the land, followed by a warm welcome to new attendees from the Climate Science Alliance team and the venue hosts, San Diego Natural History Museum.
7:15 - 7:45 PM | THEATER
Experience stories of resilience, vibrancy, and leadership of Indigenous communities in the face of a changing climate. Attendees will watch special previews of Respect Water (working title) from Sacred Places Institute for Indigenous Peoples and MAATHAAW: The Fire Within Us from Condor Visual Media.
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