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May 21 - 22, 2024

#SummerReady FEMA Extreme Heat Summit, Chicago

On Site and Virtual

FEMA Region 5 is planning an Extreme Heat Summit on May 21-22 in Chicago to delve deeper into the challenges posed by extreme heat across the nation. This is not just a local event; it is a national summit that is intended to address extreme heat impacts and strategies for mitigating and preparing for extreme heat across the nation. Because this is a national summit there is a virtual option. 

Registration Link:  www.fema.gov/event/summerready-fema-extreme-heat-summit-chicago

What to Expect: Our summit is more than just a conference; it's a platform for networking, learning, and action. Throughout the event, attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Network: Connect with peers, subject matter experts, and stakeholders dedicated to addressing extreme heat challenges.
  • Learn: Gain valuable insights from tools, resources, and case studies presented by experts in the field.
  • Collaborate: Engage in discussions with emergency managers, scientists, academics, and other professionals to develop innovative solutions to extreme heat risks.
  • Empower: Equip yourself with the knowledge and resources needed to protect vulnerable populations and communities from the impacts of extreme heat.

Why Attend: Extreme heat events are becoming more frequent and severe, posing significant risks to public health, infrastructure, and the environment. By attending the FEMA Extreme Heat Summit, you'll play a crucial role in shaping our nation's response to this pressing challenge. Together, we can build resilience, save lives, and create a safer, more sustainable future for all.

Who Should Attend: We strongly encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to attend the FEMA Extreme Heat Summit. This includes emergency managers, climate scientists, academics, private sector partners, nonprofits, and other entities deeply committed to fostering resilience in the context of extreme heat.

Questions: Please reach out to fema-extreme-heat-summit@fema.dhs.gov with any questions.

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Add to Calendar aCLuDhaqizCaPxAftmqF167204 05/21/2024 05/22/2024 true #SummerReady FEMA Extreme Heat Summit, Chicago FEMA Region 5 is planning an Extreme Heat Summit on May 21-22 in Chicago to delve deeper into the challenges posed by extreme heat across the nation. This is not just a local event; it is a national summit that is intended to address extreme heat impacts and strategies for mitigating and preparing for extreme heat across the nation. Because this is a national summit there is a virtual option.  Registration Link:  www.fema.gov/event/summerready-fema-extreme-heat-summit-chicago What to Expect: Our summit is more than just a conference; it's a platform for networking, learning, and action. Throughout the event, attendees will have the opportunity to: Network: Connect with peers, subject matter experts, and stakeholders dedicated to addressing extreme heat challenges. Learn: Gain valuable insights from tools, resources, and case studies presented by experts in the field. Collaborate: Engage in discussions with emergency managers, scientists, academics, and other professionals to develop innovative solutions to extreme heat risks. Empower: Equip yourself with the knowledge and resources needed to protect vulnerable populations and communities from the impacts of extreme heat. Why Attend: Extreme heat events are becoming more frequent and severe, posing significant risks to public health, infrastructure, and the environment. By attending the FEMA Extreme Heat Summit, you'll play a crucial role in shaping our nation's response to this pressing challenge. Together, we can build resilience, save lives, and create a safer, more sustainable future for all. Who Should Attend: We strongly encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds to attend the FEMA Extreme Heat Summit. This includes emergency managers, climate scientists, academics, private sector partners, nonprofits, and other entities deeply committed to fostering resilience in the context of extreme heat. Questions: Please reach out to fema-extreme-heat-summit@fema.dhs.gov with any questions. On Site and Virtual