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ADAPTATION FRONTIERS Conference – Watch it live!

2014-03-09
The CIRCLE-2 network invites you to join virtually the CIRCLE-2 final conference and to receive the results of 10 years of European cooperation in climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptation research. You will get new insights on the way for the development of new research in support of climate change adaptation in Europe in the next decade.

To join this event live, please look on the livestream - http://adaptationfrontiers.eu/?id=livestream

Here the schedulle (note the hours are accordingly Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)) 

Monday, 10TH March 2014

09:00

10:20

Opening session

 

 

The climate change adaptation challenge in Horizon 2020

 

 

Kurt Vandenberghe (Video message) / José Jimenez-Mingo, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, European Commission

 

 

Identifying knowledge challenges for Europe: the contribution from CIRCLE-2 and other networks

 

 

Humberto Rosa, Directorate General for Climate Action, European Commission

 

 

CIRCLE-2 ERA-Net: a decade of climate research & response cooperation in Europe

 

 

Tiago Capela Lourenço, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal

 

 

An overview of climate change impacts and adaptation research in Portugal

   

Filipe Duarte Santos, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal

 

 

Opening address by the Portuguese Ministry of  Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy

   

Paulo Lemos, Secretary of State of Environment

10:20

10:50

Coffee-break

10:50

12:30

Plenary 1: Adaptation Research Challenges 

Chair: David Avelar, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal

 

 

Challenges for climate change impact assessment in support of adaptation needs

 

 

Tim Carter, Finnish Environment Institute, Finland

 

 

The Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation PROVIA): Supporting European and Global Adaptation Challenges

 

 

Richard Klein, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden                  

 

 

Building saliency, credibility and legitimacy: the key tasks of co-producing  knowledge for adaptation

 

 

Asunción St Clair, International Centre for Climate and Environmental Research-Oslo (CICERO), Norway

 

 

JPI Climate - building on the CIRCLE-2 legacy

 

 

Patrick Monfray,  JPI Climate, French National Research Agency, France

12:30

14:00

Lunch

 

 

Water Resources and Management 

 

 

Conveners: Sandra Garcia, CIRCLE-2 / Seppo Rekolainen, JPI Water

 

 

Adapting to future droughts: a risk-based approach for increasing drought preparedness

 

 

Eleni Kampragkou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

 

 

A regional overview of climate change impacts on hydrology in SE Europe, Turkey and the Caucasus region

 

 

Paul Schattan, alpS GmbH, Austria

 

 

Assessing the potential impacts of climate change on coastal groundwater resources at three     Mediterranean sites

 

 

Tibor Y. Stigter, UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands

 

 

Managing water scarcity in the Magdalena river basin in Colombia. An economic assessment

 

 

Martha Bolivar Lobato, University of Hamburg, Germany

15:30 16:00  

 

 

Adaptation Strategies, Adaptation Monitoring, Evaluation and Indicators 

 

 

Conveners: Markus Leitner, CIRCLE-2 / André Jol, EEA, Denmark

  

  

Towards an Austrian monitoring & evaluation system - flexible, easy-to-manage and multi-purpose

 

 

Sabine McCallum, Environment Agency Austria

 

 

England's national adaptation programme: regression or progression?

 

 

Suraje Dessai, University of Leeds, United Kingdom

 

 

Legislating adaptation: emerging opportunities for European countries

 

 

Sirkku Juhola, University of Helsinki & Aalto University, Finland

 

 

How the Swiss adaptation strategy addresses uncertainties as biggest adaptation frontier

 

 

Roland Hohmann, Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland

 

Tuesday, 11TH March 2014

09:00

10:30

Plenary 2: CIRCLE-2 Joint Initiatives

 

 

Chair: David Dodd, Environmental Protection Agency, Ireland

 

 

CIRCLE-MED results

 

 

Maurice Imbard, Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, France

 

 

CIRCLE-MOUNT results

 

 

Markus Leitner, Environment Agency Austria, Austria

 

 

CIRCLE-2 Joint Initiative on Climate Uncertainties

 

 

Ana Rovisco, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal

 

 

CIRCLE-2 Climate Adaptation InfoBase

 

 

Andreia Sousa, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal

10:30

11:00

Coffee-break

 

 

Water Resources and Management 

 

 

Conveners: Sandra Garcia, CIRCLE-2 / Seppo Rekolainen, JPI Water

 

 

Integrated pan-European view for coastal lagoons management: a nested DPSIR approach

 

 

Ana I. Lillebø, CESAM, University of Aveiro, Portugal

 

 

Assessing climate change impacts and potential adaptation measures through water balance modelling - the case of Syros island, Greece

 

 

Eleni Kampragkou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

 

 

Adaptation of multi-purpose reservoirs management on the seine river basin in a climate change perspective. Results of the CLIMAWARE project

 

 

David Dorchies, Irstea Montpellier, France

 

 

The change to probabilistic projections: farm reservoir design in the UK

 

 

Keith Weatherhead, Cranfield University, United Kingdom

12:30 14:00 Lunch

 

 

Adaptation Strategies, Adaptation Monitoring, Evaluation and Indicators

 

 

Conveners: Markus Leitner, CIRCLE-2 / André Jol, EEA, Denmark

 

 

The Swedish risk and vulnerability assessment - the legacy and the way forward for strategic adaptation to climate change in Sweden

 

 

Åsa Sjöström, SMHI, Sweden

 

 

Regional governance models in enabling and implementing climate change adaptation action: an overview of EU 28 member states

 

 

Jennifer McGuinn, Milieu Ltd, Belgium

 

 

The UK adaptation sub-committee's monitoring and evaluation framework for assessing progress in UK adaptation

 

 

Lola Vallejo, Committee on Climate Change, United Kingdom

 

 

Political climate adaptation decisions in Germany - shortfalls and possible applications for decision support systems

 

 

Karl Trela, University of Leipzig and UFZ, Germany

15:30

16:00

Coffee-break

16:00

17:30

Plenary 3: Adaptation Interfaces 

 

 

Chair: Rob Schoonman, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, Netherlands

 

 

How to manage productive science-practice interactions in adaptation research

 

 

Annemarie Groot, KvK Research Programme, Netherlands / Kirsten Hollaender, PT-DLR, Germany                                 

 

 

From climate services to climate adaptation services

 

 

Roger Street, UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP), United Kingdom

 

 

Adaptation knowledge sharing and development - collaborating with developing countries

 

 

Rob Swart, Knowledge for Climate Research Programme, Netherlands                                                 

 

 

Regional, national, European and international information platforms - towards

 

 

a coherent European landscape

 

 

André Jol, European Environment Agency, Denmark

 

17:30

Closure of Day 2

 

Wednesday, 12TH March 2014

08:00

09:00

Registration

09:00

10:15

Plenary 4: Knowledge for Adaptation: the Policy Context 

 

 

Chair: Sabine McCallum, Environment Agency Austria

 

 

National Adaptation Strategy: towards an implementation agenda

 

 

Eduardo Santos, Portuguese Environment Agency, Portugal

 

 

Adaptation knowledge for decision making: filling the gaps to fulfil the EU adaptation strategy

 

 

Humberto Rosa, Directorate General for Climate Action, European Commission

 

 

Frontiers in Climate Adaptation Policy? Feedback on conference days 1-2

 

 

Conference organisers, CIRCLE-2 ERA-Net

10:15

10:45

Coffee-break

10:45

12:45

Panel: Knowledge for Adaptation: from Science to Policy and Practice 

   

Moderator: José Pedro Frazão, Radio Renascença, Portugal

 

 

Eduardo Santos, Portuguese Environment Agency, Portugal

 

 

Humberto Rosa, DG Climate Action, European Commission

 

 

Patrick Pringle, UK Climate Impacts Programme, United Kingdom

 

 

Sabine McCallum, Environment Agency Austria, Austria

 

 

 

12:45

13:00

Conference closing / Field programme presentation