EU-MACS Coordinator: Prof. Adriaan Perrels, forename.surname@fmi.fi

Adaptation futures 2018 | 11.-14.6.2018 Cape Town, South Africa

Jun 15, 2017 10:53
Adaptation futures 2018 | 11.-14.6.2018 Cape Town, South Africa

Adaptation Futures is the premiere international climate change adaptation conference where people from countries around the world go to connect, learn and inspire!

Adaptation Futures 2018 takes place from 11-14 June 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa – the first time it is being held on the African continent. Adaptation Futures 2018 provides an opportunity for international networking and dialogue with more than 1000 participants from academia, government, civil society and business, all aiming to take climate adaptation forward. Adaptation Futures 2018 aims to be truly representative of the world’s countries and actively seeks a balance of international representivity.

Adaptation Futures 2018 aims to:

  • Facilitate dialogue between research and government, civil society, international agencies and business
  • Continue the shift from problem diagnosis to solutions and innovations
  • Link adaptation action to sustainable development, investment and planning
  • Have a strong focus on Africa and the Global South
  • Provide attendance grants for delegates from developing countries
  • Encourage the participation of early career researchers and practitioners
  • Offer a variety of plenary and parallel sessions, round tables and side events
  • Offer a vibrant Adaptation Expo

Timetable:

  • CALL FOR OPEN & SPECIAL SESSION PROPOSALS
    • 15 July – 15 September 2017
  • NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE OF SESSIONS
    • 30 September
  • CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
    • 1 October 2017 – 15 January 2018
  • APPLICATIONS FOR ATTENDANCE GRANTS
    • 1 October 2017 – 15 January 2018
  • NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE OF ABSTRACTS
    • 15 February 2018
  • NOTIFICATION OF ATTENDANCE GRANT AWARDS
    • 1 March 2018
  • EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION
    • 15 September 2017 – 15 April 2018
  • STANDARD REGISTRATION
    • 15 April 2018 – 30 May 2018

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