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Helsinki: Konference om klimatilpasning

Helsinki: Konference om klimatilpasning

Den anden årlige Nordic International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation vil blive afholdt i Helsinki d. 29-31. august 2012.

 

Konferencen har i år undertitlen "Adaptation Research meets Adaptation Decision-Making". Den er åben for forskere og beslutningstagere med interesse for klimatilpasning, konsekvenser og udfordringer.

Der er inviteret forskere fra en bred vifte af discipliner, offentlige og private beslutningstagere, regionale og lokale planlæggere, professionelle med baggrund i risikohåndtering, såvel som repræsentanter for NGO'er og internationale organisationer.

Flere af konferencens indlæg vil have fokus på klimatilpasning i en nordisk sammenhæng, men der er også inviteret deltagere uden for regionen.

Keynote speakers:

  • Dr Shardul Agrawala Advisor to the Secretary General, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris, France - "Global economic modelling of climate change adaptation"
  • Dr Mar Cabeza-Jaimejuan Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Helsinki, Finland
    "Climate change, biodiversity and conservation planning"
  • Prof. Carina Keskitalo Department of Geography and Economic History, Umeå University, Sweden
    "Climate change in the Arctic: who is vulnerable?"
  • Prof. Karen O'Brien Department of Sociology and Human Geography, University of Oslo, Norway
    "The adaptive challenge of climate change"
  • Dr Anthony Patt Risk, Policy and Vulnerability Program, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria
    "Framing adaptation research for supporting decision-making"
  • Dr Pekka Sauri Deputy Mayor, City of Helsinki, Finland
    "Welcome: Adapting to climate change in Helsinki"
  • Dr Paul Watkiss Environment Change Institute, University of Oxford, UK and Paul Watkiss Associates
    "Estimating the costs and benefits of climate change adaptation in Europe"




Pris - er indelt i tre kategorier:

  • Tidlig tilmelding - frem til 16. april 2012: 160 EUR (ca. 1.189 DDK)
  • Normal pris -17. april - 29. juni 2012: 260 EUR  (ca. 1.933 DDK)
  • Sen tilmelding - 30. juni og frem: 360 EUR  (ca. 2.677 DDK)

 

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