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About ONECAPE

The OneCape Summit provides an opportunity for a region wide conversation on the unique intersections of Cape Cod’s environment and economy. This year will explore the natural, built, and community systems of Cape Cod and ongoing efforts to become a more resilient region.

About Us

The Cape Cod Commission is the regional planning and land use regulatory agency for Barnstable County and host of the OneCape Summit.


3225 Main Street, Barnstable Village, MA 02630
508-362-3828 | capecodcommission.org

Featured Speakers
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Kathleen Theoharides
Secretary, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs
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Mike Kennealy
Secretary, Housing and Economic Development
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Kristy Senatori
Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission
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Eric Fisher
Chief Meteorologist, CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV News
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Navjeet K. Bal
Managing Director and General Counsel, Social Finance
Curt Spaulding
Curt Spalding
Professor of the Practice, Institute at Brown for Environment and Society
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Dan Wolf
Founder and CEO, Cape Air
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Dorothy Savarese
President and CEO, Cape Cod Five
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Bradley Campbell
President, Conservation Law Foundation
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Devin Lavigne
Principal, Houseal Lavigne Associates
Summit Schedule

DAY 1 – ENVIRONMENT

8 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
9 a.m. Plenary Session
OPENING REMARKS – framing the future: resilient communities: Kristy Senatori
  Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission 
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Eric Fisher
  Chief Meteorologist, CBS Boston’s WBZ-TV News
Keynote Speaker: Kathleen Theoharides
  Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs  
Building a More Resilient Cape CodCape Cod Commission staff 
10:20 a.m. Break and Sandbox Tool Demos
10:40 a.m. Breakout Sessions

»  Roundtable Discussions with Plenary Speakers
»  Climate Action in New England
»  Water Quality Strategies for Cape Cod
»  Planning for a Resilient Cape Cod Coast – Cape Cod Coastal Planner Workshop

12 p.m. Lunch and Sandbox Tool Demos
1:15 p.m. Breakout Sessions

»  Climate Action on Cape Cod
»  Regional Partnerships and Collaborations to Improve Cape Cod’s Water Quality
»  Financing Cape Cod’s Water Quality Projects
»  Adapting to Climate Hazards on Cape Cod

2:45 p.m. Break
3:15 p.m. Plenary Session
Reflecting on development and implementation of cape cod’s water quality plan: paul niedzwiecki, vice president of strategy and government affairs, cape cod healthcare and former executive director, cape cod commission
OneCape Awards 
implementing solutions for clean water: 208 plan progress: Erin Perry
  Deputy Director, Cape Cod Commission
Balancing Cape Cod’s Environment and Economy: visioning our future
  Dan Wolf, Founder and CEO, Cape Air
  Dorothy SavaresePresident and CEO, Cape Cod Five  
Closing RemarksKristy Senatori
  Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission 
4:45 p.m. Networking Reception

Schedule subject to change

DAY 2 – ECONOMY

7:30 a.m. Cape Cod Selectmen and Councilors Meeting 
By invitation, With Remarks From:
ANDREW GOTTLIEB, PRESIDENT, CAPE COD SELECTMEN AND COUNCILOR’S ASSOCIATION  
Kristy Senatori, Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission
Bradley Campbell, President, Conservation Law Foundation 
8 a.m. Registration and Breakfast 
9 a.m. Plenary Session 
Opening RemarksKristy Senatori
  Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission  
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Mike Kennealy
  Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development 
The Social Impacts of Cape Cod’s Key Challenges: Navjeet Bal
  Managing Director and General Counsel, Social Finance 
Building Resilient Communities: Curt Spalding
  Professor of Practice, Brown University, School for Environment and Society 
10:25 a.m. Break and Sandbox Tool Demos 
10:45 a.m. Breakouts 

»  Living in the Blue Economy: Progress Towards the Vision for the Cape
»  Leveraging Cape Cod’s Assets to Support the Economy: Housing Diversity, Social Responsibility, and Affordability
»  Measuring Progress: Regional Plans and Performance Measures

12:15 p.m. Lunch and Sandbox Tool Demos 
1:15 p.m. Plenary Session 
Complete Count Census Kick-Off
  Georgia Lowe, Partnership Coordinator, US Census Bureau
  John Barr, Census Program Manager, Massachusetts Secretary of State’s Office
  Cape Cod Complete Count Committee Chairs
DESIGNING COMMUNITY ACTIVITY CENTERS: Devin Lavigne
  PRINCIPAL and cofounder, HOUSEAL LAVIGNE ASSOCIATES
Closing RemarksKristy Senatori
  Executive Director, Cape Cod Commission 
2:30 p.m. Breakouts and Mobile Workshops 
Focused Breakout Sessions

»  Community Resilience by Design: A Conversation with Builders, Developers, and Planners
»  Want to be part of “Expedition: Blue!”?
»  Framing the Future: Creating Vibrant Cape Cod Communities

Mobile Workshops (Pre-registration Required) 

»  Aquaculture Research Corporation Hatchery Tour
»  Chatham Marconi Maritime Center
»  Cold Brook Restoration Site Walking Tour

Schedule subject to change

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OneCape 2018

LOCATION

Wequassett Resort and Golf Club
2173 Route 28, Harwich, MA 02645
Phone: 508-690-6692
Website: wequassett.com