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Rising Tide: Planning for Boston's Uncertain Future

Museum of Science

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6:00 PM (EDT)

Boston, MA

Rising Tide: Planning for Boston's Uncertain Future

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The Museum of Science invites The Innovators and special guests to attend

Rising Tide: Planning for Boston’s Uncertain Future

Wednesday, March 20
Museum of Science, Boston

How do rising sea levels impact our region? See what architects, engineers, and urban planners are doing to make the coastal infrastructure around the Boston area more resilient to our changing climate.


6:00 p.m.

and buffet dinner

6:30 p.m.

Greg O’Shaughnessy, Chair, Young Leadership Committee, The Innovators

Alison Nolan, Principal and General Manager, Boston Harbor Cruises

7:00 p.m.


David Sittenfeld, Program Manager, Forum, Museum of Science

Ellen Douglas, PhD, Associate Professor of Hydrology, Hydromorphology,
Water Resource Management, Environmental, Earth, and Ocean Sciences,
College of Science and Mathematics, University of Massachusetts Boston


Paul Kirshen, PhD, Research Professor, Environmental Research Group,  Civil Engineering Department & Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans and Space, University of New Hampshire


This event is free for Innovators. $50 for each adult (21+) guest.

Business casual attire. Complimentary parking.

Have questions about Rising Tide: Planning for Boston's Uncertain Future? Contact Museum of Science

When & Where

Museum of Science
1 Science Park
Boston, MA 02114

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6:00 PM (EDT)

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The Mission of the Museum of Science

The Museum's mission is to play a leading role in transforming the nation's relationship with science and technology. This role becomes ever more important as science and technology shape and reshape our lives and world, and it means we:

  • Promote active citizenship informed by the world of science and technology
  • Inspire lifelong appreciation of the importance and impact of science and engineering
  • Encourage young people of all backgrounds to explore and develop their interests in understanding the natural and human-made world

To do this, we will continue to build our position as a leader in the world's museum community and use our educational perspective as an informal learning institution to help the formal pre K-12 education system.

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