The morning session of the workshop will explore the issue through the lens of cultural heritage conservation, examine programs and case studies from the United States and internationally, and conclude with the results of an ongoing study to assess resiliency measures for historic resources across the Caribbean region:
Presentation of preliminary results of a study to inventory and assess strategies and actions being developed and implemented across the Caribbean to address sea level rise and enhance resiliency. The study is a collaboration of the National Trust of Trinidad and Tobago and the University of Florida.
After a lunch break, participants will be asked to share experiences and activities occurring on their respective islands and countries. Workshop attendees will then be organized into groups for a facilitated session to identify and prioritize action items, explore potential collaborations and partnerships, and recommend next steps.