CIRCA Municipal and Research Project Forum

CIRCA and CT DEEP logos

CIRCA’s Municipal and Research Project Forum was CANCELLED due to storm and in consideration of people traveling longer distances across Connecticut.  We’ll likely be rescheduling this event in May or June and will be back in touch with more information.  Thank you.

Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation

Municipal and Research Project Forum

Friday, March 10, 2017 12:30-2:30 pm

Rome Commons Ballroom

University of Connecticut, Storrs

You are invited to this event that will bring together municipal and state agency staff, UConn faculty, and CIRCA Advisory Committee members.  The following agenda has current poster topics that highlight the important research, products, and partnerships currently addressing resilience of vulnerable communities along Connecticut’s coast and inland waterways to the growing impacts of climate change.  Rob Klee, Commissioner of CT DEEP and Jeff Seemann, UConn’s Vice President for Research, will also be attending.


Driving Directions

Directions from Hartford:

  • I-84 East to Exit 68 (Rt.195)
  • Head south on Rt. 195
  • Go through campus
  • Take right on Mansfield Rd
  • Left on Gilbert Rd
  • Right on Hillside
  • Park in South Parking Garage
  • Walk to Rome Ballroom

Directions from Points South and Windham:

  • Rt. 195 North to Mansfield
  • As you enter the campus take a
  • Left on Mansfield Rd
  • Follow remaining directions from Hartford

For attendees with a UConn parking sticker or hang tag you will park in any Area 2 lot.  The closest are just behind the Rome Commons, S Lot or Lot 1. Other close options are Lot 8 and Y Lot, see link to map below.

Any other visitor can park in the South Garage just behind Gampel Pavilion on Jim Calhoun Way, see link to map below.


It is approximately an 8 minute walk.

Take a right out of the Parking Garage. Take a right onto Hillside and walk past the UConn Co-Op. Take a left onto Gilbert Road. Take a right on Gilbert Road Ext (Follow signs towards Nathan Hale Inn). The Rome Ballroom is in the Lewis B. Rome Commons Building across the driveway circle from Nathan Hale Inn (If you are facing the Nathan Hale Inn Entrance, the Lewis B. Rome Commons is directly behind you across the circle.)  The ballroom is on the second floor.

Link to google map

Any questions please contact:

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