Adaptation Futures 2016

Event date: 10 May 2016 - 13 May 2016

Adaptation Futures 2016Venue: tbc
City: Rotterdam
Country: The Netherlands
Register: Adaptation Futures 2016: practices and solutions

Description: Adaptation Futures is the biennial conference of the Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA). In 2016 the European Commission and the Government of the Netherlands will co-host the fourth edition.

Adaptation Futures 2016 leads to major progress in climate change adaptation. It fosters an active exchange of new and practical ideas, experiences and insights among governments, businesses, researchers and civil society from around the world. The conference combines discussion of the latest adaptation research with an Adaptation Practice Expo and Business Fair. At the Business Fair  knowledge based supply will be connected to practitioners’ demand. It will contain stands, matchmaking facilities and signing ceremonies. At the Expo cutting edge adaptation projects are shown.

Adaptation Futures 2016 is where scholars, practitioners and policymakers go to connect, learn and inspire. It highlights adaptation practices and solutions for people, governments and businesses. The programme will address all sectors and all parts of the world, with a special focus on urban and coastal areas.
Adaptation Futures 2016:
 … is a conference and market-place for practices and solutions
 … strengthens ties between science and practice
 … engages communities of practice and builds new partnerships
 … links adaptation action to current development, investment and planning decisions
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.