Symposium will explore the impact of the urban heat island effect in North Texas on our health, economy and quality of life and its implications for regional planning. Speakers include Dr. Brian Stone, director of the Urban Climate Change Lab at Georgia Institute of Technology, Dr, Jason Vargo with the Global Health Institute at the University of Wisconsin and Maria Koetter, Director of Sustainability with the city of Louisville, KY.

Presentations will cover:

The results of the Dallas County Urban Heat Islands Study

Issues related to urbanization and health

Urban Heat Island mitigation options

Highlight actions already being understaken in the region.

Info: Matt Grubisich, Operations Director, at or 214-500-9557 


Event Location: 
Dallas Scottish Rite Temple
500 S. Harwood
Dallas , TX
Date and Time: 
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 9:30am to 4:00pm