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[CIRCLE-2] MOUNTain Final Conference - Presentations now available

2013-10-02
The CIRCLE-2 Joint Call MOUNTain finished with success, the results of the funded projects were presented and productive discussions regarding possible areas of cooperation between mountain areas and how can European mountain areas improve knowledge sharing in the field of adaptation. Now the presentations are available for download.

 

CIRCLE-2 MOUNTain Policy Brief available HERE.

 

Day 1 - 26 of September, 2013

 

08:45 – 09:00                  Registration / Tea or coffee on arrival

 

MORNING_I:            09:00 – 11:00

                                 Duration: 2h / Chair: Markus Leitner

 

09:00 – 09:20                  Welcome Addresses

Josep Enric Llebot - Secretary of Sustainability (Government of Catalonia)

M. Teresa SEBASTIÀ – Professor of Botany - Laboratory of Functional Ecology and Global Change (ECOFUN), CTFC-UdL

09:20 – 09:30                  Scope of the day, objectives and CIRCLE-2

Markus LEITNER (Environment Agency Austria) and Ingeborg AUER (ZAMG. Austria) - PRESENTATION

09:30 – 10:15                  EURAS-CLIMPACT- Impact of climate change and related glacier hazards and mitigation strategies in the European Alps, Swedish Lapland and the Tien Shan Mountains, Central Asia

Hermann HAEUSLER (Dept. of Environmental Geosciences, University of Vienna, Austria) - PRESENTATION

10:15 – 11:00                  CAMELEON - CArbon dynamics in Mountain Ecosystems: analyzing Landscape-scale Effects Of aNthropogenic changes (climate and land-use)

Nicolas VIOVY (Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, France) - PRESENTATION

 

11:00 – 11:30      Coffee break

 

MORNING_II:           11:30 – 13:00

                                 Duration: 1,5h / Chair: Ingeborg Auer

 

11:30 – 12:00                  Discussion on Project Outcomes and Spreading –synergies with ongoing efforts

 

12:00 – 12:30                  SECALP Project - Adaptation of alpine territories to the increase of droughts in the context global change

Baptiste NETTIER (Irstea Grenoble, France) - PRESENTATION

12:30 – 13:00                  CAPITALISING CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION KNOWLEDGE IN THE ALPINE SPACE: MOVING FROM KNOWLEDGE TO ACTION - THE C3-ALPS PROJECT

Wolfgang LEXER (Environment Agency Austria) - PRESENTATION

 

13:00 – 14:15      Lunch

 

 

AFTERNOON_I:        14:15 – 15:15

                                 Duration: 1h / Chair: Markus Leitner

 

14:15 – 14:35                            Alpstar “Toward Carbon Neutral Alps – Make best Practice Minimum Standard” Project

Barbara SIMONIC (Ministry of Agriculture and the Environment, Slovenia) - PRESENTATION

14:35 – 15:10                  Understanding climate evolution in the Pyrenees for a collective work on adaptation in the Pyrenees

Gabriel BORRÀS and Anne SOTA-THOMAS - Presentation of the study "Adaptation to climate change in the Pyrenees" (OPCC) - PRESENTATION

Jordi CUNILLERA - Climate evolution in the Pyrenees - PRESENTATION

15:10 – 15:45                   Carpathians, working group on adaptation and Adaptation projects in the Carpats

Filippo MONTALBETTI – Carpathian Mountains and efforts in the Carpathian Convention (UNEP, Vienna, Austria) - PRESENTATION

Sandor SZALAI – Working Group on Adaptation and adaptation projects in the Carpats (St. Istvan University, Hungary) - PRESENTATION

 

15:45 – 16:15      Coffee break

 

AFTERNOON_II:       16:15 – 17:45

                                 Duration: 1,75h / Chair: Markus Leitner

 

16:15 – 17:45                  Working group - Session 1: Knowledge Exchange, Knowledge Sharing and Cooperation in MOUNTain areas

 

v  How can European mountain areas improve knowledge sharing in the field of adaptation?

v  What are the key areas of cooperation? (climate change impact monitoring, vulnerability analysis, adaptation strategies and action plans, governance of adaptation, communication, knowledge transfer, web portals and platforms, sharing of good practices)

v  What shall be the priorities in the upcoming 5 to 10 years?

 

Chair: Stéphane Isoard (European Environment Agency)

Rapporteur: Markus Leitner (Environment Agency Austria)  - PRESENTATION

 

v  20:00 – 22:00      Social Dinner

 


 

Day 2 - 27 of September, 2013

 

08:30 – 09:00                  Tea or coffee on arrival

 

MORNING_III:          9:00 – 11:00

                                 Duration: 2 h / Chair: Markus Leitner

 

09:00 – 09:10                  Scope of the day and objectives

Markus LEITNER (Environment Agency Austria) - PRESENTATION

09:10 – 09:30                   Climate change and adaptation in the Himalayas

Paribesh PRADHAN, Annapurna Foundation - PRESENTATION

09:30 – 10:20                  ARNICA - Assessment of Risks on transportation Networks resulting from slope Instability and Climate change in the Alps

Vincent JOMELLI (CNRS-LPG, France) - PRESENTATION

10:20 – 11:10                  ChangingRISKS - Changing pattern of landslide risks as response to global changes in mountain areas

Alexandre REMAIRE (CNRS / Institut de Physique du Globe & Laboratoire Image, France) - PRESENTATION

11:10 – 11:40      Coffee break

 

MORNING_VI:         11:40 – 13:30

                                 Duration: 2 h / Chair: Markus Leitner

 

11:30 – 13:15                  Working group - Session 2: Integrating stakeholder needs and scientific knowledge production – Science-Practise Interface

 

v  What are in your view productive science-practice interactions? Which types, modes, structures and processes of science-practice interactions are in your experience most promising (projects/organizations?) What is their added value?

v  What makes science-practice interactions effective? What are the main conditions for an effective knowledge co-production process? What methods favour knowledge co-creation?

v  Can you describe examples of an effective or good science-practice relation? What are success factors and barriers / do’s and dont’s? What are factors to support/keep in mind?

v  What are key lessons you learned from science-stakeholder interactions during your own projects?

 

Chair: Markus Leitner (Environment Agency Austria)

Rapporteur: Stéphane Isoard (European Environment Agency) - PRESENTATION

13:15 – 13:30                  Wrap up, ongoing events and Future collaboration - End of Sessions

 

 

13:30 – 14:30      Lunch – optional