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    America's Energy Coast Leadership Forum VI – October 28-29, 2014
    The Adaptation For Gulf Coast Resiliency & Sustainability Forum (the sixth leadership forum) was held on October 28-29, 2014 in Jefferson Island and Avery Island, LA. To view program and presentations from this forum click here

    America's Energy Coast Leadership Forum V – May 2, 2013
    The fifth America’s Energy Coast Leadership Forum was held on May 2, 2013 at the Capitol Hilton in Baton Rouges, LA. To view the press release, hearing transcript, program, presentations, and handouts and from this forum click here.

    America’s Energy Coast Blue Ribbon Forums - 2011 - 2012
    During 2011 – 2012, the America’s WETLAND Foundation and its America’s Energy Coast partners are focusing on a new initiative: “BLUE RIBBON RESILIENT COMMUNITIES: Envisioning The Future of America’s Energy Coast.

    America's Energy Coast Policy Forum III – October 20, 2010
    The third America’s Energy Coast Policy Forum was held on October 20, 2010 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in New Orleans, LA. Click here to download "Building a Resilient Energy Gulf Coast: Executive Report" that was issued at the Forum.

    America’s Energy Coast Leadership Forum IV – May 26, 2010
    The fourth America’s Energy Coast Leadership Forum was held on May 26, 2010 at the Hotel Galvez, in Galveston, Texas. Click here to download the program from the forum.  Click here to see the Video News Release.

    Vulnerable Infrastructure and Transportation Routes Hearing – May 25, 2010
    Henri Boulet of LA1 Coalition, Samuel Giberga of Hornbeck Offshore Marine and Matt Woodruff, Kirby Corporation co-chaired the America's Energy Coast Commerce hearing entitled “Vulnerable Infrastructure and Transportation Routes For Energy and Economic Security”. Click here to download the program from the hearing.

    Impact of Climate Issues on America’s Energy Coast Hearing – Feb. 24, 2010
    The “Impact of Climate Issues on America’s Energy Coast hearing” was held on February 24, 2010 at the Battle House in Mobile, AL. The hearing was designed to give the energy-producing states a voice in the ongoing national debate on climate change. Click here to download a copy of the report from the hearing. Click here to download the official transcript of the event.

    America's Energy Coast Policy Forum II – November 4, 2009
    The second America's Energy Coast Policy Forum was held on November 4, 2009 at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC. The second policy forum focused on specific steps to resolve the maze of bureaucratic roadblocks that threaten the long-term sustainability of America’s Energy Coast. Region at Risk: Preventing the Loss of Vital National Assets was released at the forum. To view the press release, hearing transcript, program, presentations, reports and photos from this forum click here.

    Technology for Energy and Environmental Sustainability Hearing – September 30, 2009
    The “Innovative Technology for Energy and Environmental Sustainability Hearing was held on September 30, 2009 at the InterContinental Hotel New Orleans, LA. To view the press release, hearing transcript, program, presentations, reports and photos from this hearing click here.

    America's Energy Coast Leadership Forum III – July 29-30, 2009
    The third America's Energy Coast Leadership Forum was held July 29-30 2009 at the Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi MS. During the forum the participants released three resolutions unanimously passed by the AEC coalition including the Conflicting Federal Policies Resolution, Proper Utilization of Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Resolution, and the No Net Loss of Culture Resolution. To view the press release, hearing transcript, program, presentations, reports and photos from this hearing click here.

    Sustaining the Unique Cultures Hearing – June 1, 2009
    The “Sustaining the Unique Cultures of America's Energy Coast" Leadership Hearing was held on June 1, 2009, at the Lake Charles Civic Center in Lake Charles, LA. To view the press release, hearing transcript, program, presentations, reports and photos from this hearing click here.

    America’s Energy Coast Leadership Forum II – July 24, 2009
    The second America's Energy Coast Leadership Forum was held on July 24, 2008 in Woodlands Texas. To view the press release, hearing transcript, program, presentations, reports and photos from this hearing click here.

    America’s Energy Coast Policy Forum I – December 2, 2008
    The first America's Energy Coast Policy Forum took place on December 2, 2008 at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington DC. The group adopted an Action Framework at the forum, which outlines immediate steps that must be taken to address major energy and environmental sustainability challenges in the region. To view the press release, hearing transcript, program, presentations, reports and photos from this hearing click here.

    America’s Energy Coast Leadership Forum I – November 30, 2007
    The first America's Energy Coast Leadership Forum was held on November 30, 2007 in Baton Rouge, LA. The first assembly of the America's Energy Coast the forum brought together influential policy makers with leaders in academia, industry, conservation, and non-profit agencies from across the country to discuss the necessary balance between energy sustainability and environmental stewardship. To view the press release, hearing transcript, program, presentations, reports and photos from this hearing click here.