In August 2019, the Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation co-sponsored the 2019 Southwestern Tribal Climate Change Summit in Idyllwild, California. The Summit was hosted by the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians, Climate Science Alliance, Pala Band of Mission Indians, and the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals. The Summit featured affiliated researcher Julie Kalansky who shared research on climate impacts to the Southwest and panels of Tribal representatives developing adaptation plans and strategies.
In April 2019, the Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation co-hosted the 1st International Ocean Visions Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. The Summit highlighed ocean-based science and engineering successes in the areas of resilience, adaptation, mitigation and sustainability. The Summit was held in collaboration with IOC-UNESCO, the Ocean Conservancy, Georgia Institute of Technology, Stanford University, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute and Skidaway Institution of Oceanography.
In March 2019, the Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation co-hosted the San Diego Climate Summit in partnership with the Climate Science Alliance and California-Nevada Climate Applications Program. Featuring CCCIA affiliated researchers and community adaptation leaders, the Summit highlighted the latest research on climate impacts to San Diego, adaptation strategies being pursued by local entities, and a deep dive into sea-level rise and coastal vulnerabilities with scientific demonstrations.