Australia’s next national conference on adapting to climate change, Climate Adaptation 2014, will be held on the Gold Coast from 30 September – 2 October 2014 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Gold Coast, Queensland.
More info and registration at www.nccarf.edu.au/conference2014
Abstracts are now open and we are looking for presentations from practitioners, decision-makers and researchers on their experiences in managing and planning for adaptation, case studies of adaptation and research projects related to climate change adaptation. For more info visit the conference website.
Keynote speakers confirmed so far include:
The challenge of adapting large developing coastal cities: some reflections from South Africa
Dr Debra Roberts, Head, Environmental Planning and Climate Change Department, Ethewini Municipality.
Flood risk and climate change: 21st century US challenging realities
Brigadier General (US Army, Retired) Gerald E. Galloway, Glenn L. Martin Institute Professor of Engineering, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and an Affiliate Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
IPCC5 and Australia. Update from one of the lead authors of the Australasia Chapter of IPCC5
Andy Reisinger, Deputy Director New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre.