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Please join us for WATERS RISING! presented by the University of Miami Frost Symphonic Winds.

7:30p ET
Maurice Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, Florida 33146

“Waters Rising!” Features exciting art music with a visceral connection to water. The experience combines incredible music, visual art, and renowned experts—all of which will increase our awareness regarding the causes and consequences of sea level rise.

Repertoire to include
Dancing on Water - Frank Ticheli
Cloudburst - Eric Whitacre
Niagara Falls - Michael Daugherty
Ecstatic Waters - Stephen Bryant
Hands Across the Sea - J. P. Sousa

Guests to include:
Xavier Cortada, artist.

Antarctic Ice Paintings http://cortada.com/press/2014/AmericanArt) and digital images here: http://cortada.com/2007/ice-paintings).

Teddy Lhoutellier, UM Office of Sustainability.

Philip Stoddard, mayor of South Miami and professor of biology at FIU.

Vince Lago, commissioner of Coral Gables.

Bells of St. Andrews Handbell Choir.

Stamps Woodwind Quintet, who will perform pre-concert music in the lobby.

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Join the Weather Risk Management Association and its growing network of global weather risk professionals for three days of discussion, debate and dialogue in Miami! This dynamic event includes two networking events, multiple networking breaks, and sessions designed for open communication and collaboration. 

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Miami-Dade County will host the 10th Annual Southeast Florida Regional Climate Leadership Summit on October 24-25, 2018, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Join us in celebrating a decade of progress with critical discussions on adaptation, innovation, and resilience. The Summit will feature keynotes and panels with local, state, and federal government officials, business and nonprofit leaders, and other experts discussing plans to ensure the region not only survives, but thrives, in the face of sea level rise and other climate impacts.

This annual event is coordinated by the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact, a partnership between Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach counties; their municipalities; and other partners. The Climate Leadership Summit is a major regional event focused on facilitating climate-related collaboration and knowledge sharing. The Summit attracts innovative thinkers and leaders from business, government, academia, and the nonprofit community to exchange ideas and dialogue through panel discussions and networking breaks.

Contact the Miami-Dade Office of Resilience at 305-375-5593 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with questions and for information on vendor, exhibit, and sponsorship opportunities.

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The 2018 National Disaster Resilience Conference that will bring together the nation›s foremost voices in the disaster safety and resilience movement on November 7-9 in Clearwater Beach, FL. Keynote presentations, discussion panels, and spotlight topics will focus on the latest in science, policy, and practice to create more resilient buildings and disaster-resilient communities in the face of earthquakes, floods, hail, hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, and wildfires, as well as human-caused disasters.

Design professionals, emergency managers, financial services experts, futurists, housing experts, insurers, journalists, meteorologists, product manufacturers, risk communicators, scientists, social psychologists, and many others will come together to make this conference an innovation incubator for the disaster safety and resilience movement.

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