Registration Now Open! Deltas In Times Of Climate Change II

 ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS / 24 – 26 SEPTEMBER 2014
 Registration now open!, February 2014

Registration now open

Registration is now open! Early bird available till 15 JulyRegistration now open

 

ADAPTATION IS URGENT!

Floods in Bangkok and the Thames delta, salt intrusion in Egypt and Bangladesh: these are just some examples of rising risks to deltas and delta cities driven by climate change. Action is required now. Exchanging scientific knowledge, lessons learned and best practices is vital. This conference will make that happen.The three main goals of the conference are:

  • Exchanging of up-to-date top science on climate change and delta planning
  • Exploring and intensifying the links between science, policy and practice
  • Strengthening of international cooperation between deltas and delta cities

You can enjoy three plenary sessions with interesting top level speakers and choose between many sessions:
Deltas in Practice: sessions to showcase and discuss experiences with adaptation, best practices, case studies, tools and methods
Deltas in Depth: sessions with presentations and discussions of scientific findings of Delta research and its relevance for practical applications
Delta Sessions: presentations and discussions about challenges of specific deltas and solutions they opt for
Round Tables: round table discussions for government officials, the business community, policy makers and NGOs: Mayors Table, financing adaptation and community based adaptation

Confirmed plenary speakers, a.o.:

Edward Thomas Esq. • President, Natural Hazard Mitigation Association
Ahmed Aboutaleb • Mayor of Rotterdam

Stéphane Hallegatte • Worldbank
Yolanda Kakabadse • International President WWF
Wim Kuijken • Dutch Delta Commissioner
Chris Rapley • Chair London Climate Change Partnership
Melanie Schultz van Haegen • Minister Infrastructure and the Environment
Thomas Stocker • University of Bern, top climate scientistRead more and important dates

Programme themes and sessions>> Read more
Programme time table and plenary speakers>> Read more
Updates on the conference programme can be found onwww.climatedeltaconference2014.org
Registration, early bird till 15 July registernow

Who else is attending?

Attending from NHMA:
Jo Ann Howard, H2O Partners
Edward Thomas Esq.President, Natural Hazard Mitigation Association

Join our Linkedin Group to meet up and start discussions with other participants and don’t forget to register on our Facebook event page.
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Sincerely yours,
Organising Committee Deltas in Times of Climate Change II