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Deadline Approaching for submission of abstracts for the 4th International Climate Change and Adaptation Conference.

Rotterdam, Netherlands, 10-13 May 2016

 

 

Adaptation Futures is accepting abstracts for 2016’s 4th International Climate Change and Adaptation Conference.

 

 

The deadline for submission of Abstracts is 4th October 2015.

  

Adaptation Futures 2016 is where scholars, practitioners, policymakers and business people from all around the world go to connect, learn and inspire. It highlights adaptation practices and solutions for people, governments and businesses. 

 

The programme of the conference will offer a variety of plenary and parallel sessions, round tables, excursions, exhibition, side events and back-to-back meetings. To maximise the impact of the conference, seven themes and three cross cutting issues have been identified that reflect the prominent subjects in climate adaptation of today and the coming decade.            

 

Themes

1.            Cities and infrastructure

2.            Food, forestry and rural livelihoods

3.            Fresh water availability and access     

4.            Public health

5.            Ecosystems and ecosystem based adaptation

6.            Disaster risk reduction

7.            The Arctic

                            

Cross-cutting issues

8.            Risk assessment, adaptation planning and evaluation

9.            Institutions and governance

10.          Finance, investment and business

 

For more information about the conference, visit this page: http://www.adaptationfutures2016.org/

For further information on how to submit your abstract, visit: http://www.adaptationfutures2016.org/programme/submission/abstractsubmission

 

Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change are central to the RISC-KIT project.

To learn more about our tools and management approaches to reduce risk and increase resilience to low-frequency, high-impact hydro-meteorological events in the coastal zone, check out the links below.

 

RISC-KIT D 1.1: Review report of key challenges and lessons learned from historical extreme hydro-meteorological events.

RISC-KIT D 1.3: WEB-GIS Impact-Oriented Database for the Case Study Sites.

RISC-KIT D2.2: Coastal Vulnerability Indicator Library.

 

More RISC-KIT Deliverables are available here.

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