The NGCHC meeting will begin with a working lunch at Noon on May 29th and end at 2:00 PM on May 30th, 2012. The meeting is being held in conjunction with the Marmillion Co. Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities Forum at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. The NGCHC participants have been invited by Marmillion Co. to the opening reception for the Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities Forum to be held beginning at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, May 29th at Tulane University. Further information will be provided as their schedule is finalized. In addition, you are invited to attend the Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities Forum and meeting May 29 – June 1, 2012 being held at the Hyatt Regency. The opening forum will be held at Tulane University. For information regarding the Marmillion Company and the Blue Ribbon Resilient Communities Forums please see their website www.americaswetland.com.
The NGCHC Annual Science Meeting is intended to report on the activities and accomplishment of Year Two to date. The information from the meeting will update all participants, evaluation team, and the external advisory board on the status of the project. Discussion will be held to respond to the evaluation team and external advisory board recommendations for improvement and planning for Year 3. The Year Two annual report will be drafted from responses to the metrics on the portal that will be open for response mid-April thru April 30, 2012. The annual report will be finalized after the annual meeting and submitted in June, 2012.
If you should have any questions, please contact me at Darlene.Breaux@Louisiana.edu or 337-482-1965.
Hotel Reservation: https://resweb.passkey.com/go/MarmillionCompany
Please make reservations for the upcoming NGCHC 2nd Annual Science Meeting via the following website to receive the group rate of $139/night (single or double occupancy). The block of rooms, at this rate, is valid for the dates of May 29 – June 1, 2012. All participants will follow their institutions policies, procedures, and budgetary guidelines for registration and payment of hotel expenses.