EU-MACS Coordinator: Prof. Adriaan Perrels,

Adaptation futures 2018 | 18.-21.6.2018 Cape Town, South Africa

Jun 15, 2017 10:53
Adaptation futures 2018 | 18.-21.6.2018 Cape Town, South Africa

Adaptation Futures is the world’s premier conference on climate change adaptation. They invite you to join over 1000 scientists, practitioners, business leaders and policymakers from around the world to connect, learn and inspire. Adaptation Futures 2018 aims to facilitate dialogues for solutions between key actors from diverse perspectives and regions.

This is the first time the conference is held on the African continent. They aim to use this setting to foreground developing country adaptation issues and increase developing world and African participation.

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


    • 17 January 2018 – 15 April 2018
    • 16 April 2018 – 31 May 2018