9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
2010 International Climate Change Adaptation Conference Climate Adaptation Futures
Gold Coast Convention Centre

Gold Coast, Queensland
http://www.nccarf.edu.au/conference2010
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   2010 International Climate Change Adaptation Conference

   Climate Adaptation Futures

   Preparing for the unavoidable impacts of climate change

   Call for abstracts and registrations now open

   29 June – 1 July 2010 Gold Coast Convention Centre
   Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

   Visit http://www.nccarf.edu.au/conference2010 for further information

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Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, June 29, 2010
08:30:00 Opening Plenary Andrew Ash, Jean Palutikof
08:35:00 Welcome Ms Anna Bligh
09:00:00 The challenge of climate change: to Australia and the world Hon. Kevin Rudd
09:15:00 UNEP’s new international adaptation programme Achim Steiner
09:30:00 Adaptation and its place in confronting climate change R.K. Pachauri
10:00:00 The challenge for adaptation: the legacy from Copenhagen Martin Parry
10:15:00 Youth evaluation of Copenhagen outcomes
10:30:00 Morning Tea
11:00:00 1.2 Plenary: Frontiers in adaptation science Bryson Bates
11:30:00 Uncertainty/limits to adaptation/adapting to +4oC Steve Schneider
12:00:00 Food security/natural environments Mark Howden
12:20:00 Sustainability and adaptation Atiq Rahman
12:40:00 Lunch
14:00:00 1.3 OPEN SESSIONS
14:05:00 Thread 4 | Parallel Session 4 | The economics and costs of adaptation
14:05:00 Thread 3 | Parallel Session 3 | Adaptation and the community (session 1 of 2)
14:05:00 Thread 1 | Parallel Session 1 | Climate Information for users A Watkins
14:05:00 Thread 5 | Parallel Session 5 | Human security, social and equity issues Neil Adger
14:05:00 Thread 2 | Parallel Session 2 | Adapting agriculture to climate change (session 1 of 2) Mark Howden
15:30:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00:00 1.4a Panel Session 1 | Measuring the effectiveness of adaptation Rob Kay
16:00:00 1.4b Panel Session 2 | Is building resilience the answer? Terry Hughes
16:00:00 1.4c Panel Session 3 | Providing the essential information, knowledge and skills for adaptation Kathy Jacobs
17:45:00 1.5 Poster Presentations and Welcome Reception Tim Flannery
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
08:30:00 2.1 Plenary session: The science/policy interface Andrew Haines
08:45:00 Equity and the economic impacts of adaptation Neil Adger
09:00:00 Climate change adaptation in a post-Copenhagen world: the view from Japan Nobuo Mimura
09:30:00 Bridging the science policy interface Diana Liverman
10:00:00 New scenarios for adaptation Mark Stafford Smith
10:30:00 Morning Tea
11:00:00 2.2 OPEN SESSIONS
11:05:00 Thread 4 | Parallel Session 9 | Adaptation in industry and business
11:05:00 Thread 2 | Parallel Session 7 | Adapting agriculture to climate change (session 2 of 2) Mark Howden
11:05:00 Thread 1 | Parallel Session 6 | Communication of information for adaptation
11:05:00 Thread 3 | Parallel Session 8 | Adaptation in the community (session 2 of 2)
11:05:00 Thread 5 | Parallel Session 10 | Climate extremes and disaster management (session 1 of 2) Jean Palutikof
12:30:00 Lunch
14:00:00 2.3 OPEN SESSIONS
14:05:00 Thread 5 | Parallel Session 15 | Climate extremes and disaster management (session 2 of 2) Jean Palutikof
14:05:00 Thread 4 | Parallel Session 14 | Adaptation in cities
14:05:00 Thread 2 | Parallel Session 12 | Ecosystems
14:05:00 Thread 3 | Parallel Session 13 | Adaptation and development Saleem ul Huq
14:05:00 Thread 1 | Parallel Session 11 | Risk communication and behavioural change John McDonald
15:30:00 Afternoon Tea
16:00:00 2.4a Panel Session 4 | Financing Adaptation: international transfers and global geopolitics Saleem ul Huq
16:05:00 2.4b Panel Session 5 | Vulnerability/risk assessment for extreme events John Schneider
16:10:00 2.4c Panel Session 6 | Australian Case Studies: practical adaptation – making it happen on the ground Jon Barnett
17:45:00 2.5 Poster Presentations and pre-dinner bar
19:00:00 Conference Dinner
Thursday, July 1, 2010
09:00:00 3.1 Plenary: Four Case Studies in Adaptation Lesley Hughes
09:15:00 Drought proofing rural economies in semi-arid areas: lessons from NE Brazil Antonio Magalhães
09:30:00 The urban poor in developing countries: the biggest adaptation challenge David Dodman
09:45:00 The challenge of coastal erosion in West Africa Isabelle Niang
10:00:00 Towards better water security in China: the challenge of climate change Jun Xia
10:30:00 Morning Tea
11:00:00 3.2 OPEN SESSIONS
11:05:00 Thread 3 | Parallel Session 18 | National and sub-national cases of adaptation (session 1 of 2)
11:05:00 Thread 4 | Parallel Session 19 | The interface of adaptation and mitigation Andrew Ash
11:05:00 Thread 2 | Parallel Session 17 | Human health Tony McMichael
11:05:00 Thread 5 | Parallel Session 20 | Coasts, deltas and small islands
11:05:00 Thread 1 | Parallel Session 16 | Scenarios for the future of adaptation Mark Stafford Smith
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 3.3 OPEN SESSIONS
13:35:00 Thread 2 | Parallel Session 22 | Water
13:35:00 Thread 4 | Parallel Session 24 | National and international adaptation activities
13:35:00 Thread 1 | Parallel Session 21 | Concepts in adaptation science
13:35:00 Thread 3 | Parallel Session 23 | National and sub-national cases of adaptation (session 2 of 2)
13:35:00 Thread 5 | Parallel Session 25 | Impacts and adaptation in the tropics
15:00:00 Afternoon Tea
15:30:00 3.4 Closing Plenary: Looking forward Andrew Ash, Jean Palutikof
15:45:00 Towards IPCC AR5 Chris Field
16:00:00 Advancing global networking Joseph Alcamo
16:15:00 Reflection on conference Tony McMichael
16:30:00 Panel discussion: Future directions in adaptation: needs, barriers and actions Martin Parry, Andrew Ash, Jean Palutikof, Joseph Alcamo, Chris Field
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