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Silicon Valley 2.0 was officially launched on May 6, 2013 with a Stakeholder's Kick-off meeting.  This half-day meeting provided an opportunity to convene stakeholders from multiple sectors of government, non-profits and public partners.  Stakeholders from multiple disciplines such as environmental, social, economic and more were invited to provide input on vulnerabilities and risks from their perspective.

Silicon Valley 2.0 was proud to welcome Mr. Michael McCormick from the State of California Office of Planning and Research to provide an introduction regarding the State of Climate Change and Adaptation in California.  

Additional documents for this meeting can be downloaded from the links below:

The attendees were asked to participate in a "Cascading Impacts" exercise.  In small groups according to area of expertise, attendees collaboratively listed and mapped the sprawling impacts of climate change events for major sectors such as water, energy, and transportation.  View the results of this exercise through the links below.