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Island Resilience Forum (IRF) Event, EarthX

Date: 27 April 2019
Location: Dallas, Texas, USA
Host: GLISPA, EarthX, Island Resilience Partnership, GridMarket, and PVBLIC Foundation
Strategic Priority: Building resilient and sustainable island communities through innovative partnerships


APRIL 26-28, 2019: GLISPA works with EarthX, Island Resilience Partnership, Gridmarket and PVBLIC Foundation - Island Resilience Forum (IRF) on April 27 at EarthX, the world's largest environmental expo…

DALLAS, Texas — On Saturday, 27th April 2019, GLISPA along with EarthX, Island Resilience Partnership, GridMarket, and PVBLIC Foundation is holding the first ISLAND RESILIENCE FORUM (IRF) event at EarthX in Dallas, Texas.

Island Resilience Forum is bringing together island leaders and champions from around the world to discuss solutions to climate adaptation and mitigation goals. Its purpose is to showcase innovative public-private partnerships aligned with the Island Resilience Partnership that can be scaled to support communities on the front-lines of climate change.

At the Island Resilience Forum, GridMarket will leverage its artificial-intelligence platform to create comprehensive energy roadmaps for participating countries and convert those plans into actionable projects with secured funding. GridMarket designs, develops, and deploys energy projects by utilizing data and its innovative mapping technology. As part of the Island Resilience Partnership, GridMarket is committed to supporting SIDS address the SAMOA Pathway priority areas heading into the High Level Mid-Term review during the UNGA in September 2019.

Learn more about the Island Resilience Partnership:

The all-day event will be filmed at EarthX and distributed to an international audience.

About EarthX:

In 2018, EarthX hosted more than 135,000 attendees, 600 exhibitors, and 400 speakers - becoming the largest annual environment exposition and programming initiative in the world. Beyond significant media exposure, EarthX attracts extensive private sector engagement that creates an environment conducive to forming "genuine, durable partnerships”. If you are interested in attending EarthX as either an attendee or having a booth -