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Informationen für:

Forschungs- und Transferzentrum "Nachhaltigkeit und Klimafolgenmanagement"
Forschungs- und Transferzentrum "Nachhaltigkeit und Klimafolgenmanagement"

12th - 13th December 2017: Universities and Climate Change: The Role of Climate Change Research and Projects in Fostering Climate Action, London, United Kingdom

Structure of the Event

The Symposium will be organised around two main strands: 

Strand 1: the poster displays 
Participating universities will be able to put-up poster displays describing their works and projects and to distribute the relevant information to the participants. The posters will be the backbone of the event and will allow close, one-to-one contacts between the participants and the exhibitors.

Strand 2: the presentations 
A set of presentations, divided into two main sections will be organised, dealing with issues of strategic value in reviewing the state of the art of research on climate change today. These are:

Session 1: Research on Climate Change Mitigation

Session 2:  Research on Climate Change Adaptation

Submitted papers will be structured around these two main sessions.

Time-Table

The Symposium will be held on 12th and 13th December 2017. 
The schedule is as follows:

Tuesday 12th December 2017:

Morning: arrival and registration
09:00-10:00 Registration
10:00-11:00 Plenary Session
11:30-13:00 Parallel Sessions 1 and 2 
13:00-14:00 Lunch

Afternoon: Plenary Session
Parallel Sessions 3 and 4 

Evening: Reception and networking

Wednesday, 13th December 2017:

Morning
Plenary Session
Parallel Sessions 5 and 6
13:00-14:00 Lunch

Afternoon
14:00-15:00 Final plenary session and close of the event, with the hand-over of the Best Paper Awards
15.00 Departure

In order to ensure an efficient use of the time, delegates are kindly asked to organize  their travel in a way that allows them to arrive on time to attend the plenary session and travel  back in the late afternoon of 13th December 2017, since the best papers awards will be handed over at around 14.30 on that day.

Fees and Charges

A discounted fee of £290 (inclusive of VAT) will be charged to delegates who register until 30th July 2017 (early bird registration). After that, delegates will need to pay the full fee of £360 (inclusive of VAT). The reduced fee for MSc/PhD students is £150. The fee includes free lunches and coffee breaks on 12th-13th December 2017 and free electronic access to the  book “Role of Climate Change Research and Projects in Fostering Climate Action", expected to be launched soon after the Symposium.

Organisations or individuals not able to pay this fee should contact the Secretariat so that it may be reduced in special cases. Interested people and organisations are encouraged to register by completing the application form provided. This is a self-funded event and the organisers are unable to pay any travel or accommodation costs of any kind. They are however happy to issue letters of invitation to support delegates to request funding for their participation.

Letzte Änderung: 26.01.17

An die Redaktion

Contact:

Svenja Scheday 
International Climate Change Information Programme (ICCIP)

svenja.scheday(@)haw-hamburg.de