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2021 Southwest Florida Climate Summit

2022 Southwest Florida Climate Summit

April 7 & 8, 2022

The Coastal & Heartland National Estuary Partnership is hosting a free public event to share knowledge, showcase climate action, engage leadership across sectors, and mobilize collaboration throughout the Central & Southwest Florida region. It will feature innovative thinkers to exchange dialogue and ideas on expanding the region’s capacity to respond to climate challenges, and towards building increased climate resiliency.


The 2022 Southwest Florida Climate Summit is being held as a two-day hybrid public event with both virtual and in-person attendance options (at the Collaboratory in downtown Ft. Myers). Be sure to save these dates to not miss this great networking and learning opportunity about one of the most important issues of our time.


Check back here on February 1st for advanced registration. 

2021 Southwest Florida Climate Summit

Thank you to the presenters and to the 250+ virtual attendees of the inaugural 2021 Southwest Florida Climate Summit held on May 6, 2021 . Below are the resources and materials associated with this event, including the panel presentation videos (which are also available on the CHNEP YouTube channel accessed through the YouTube icon in the upper left of this website). 

Sponsored By

Introduction & Session 1 - SW Florida Climate Leadership

Session 2 - State of Climate Change in SW Florida

Session 3 - The Policy and Legal Framework for Climate Action

Session 4 - Growing Climate Awareness in SW Florida

Session 5 - Actions to Move Resiliency Forward in SW Florida

Thank you to our Event Sponsors:

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