(Header photograph: Nirut Sangkeaw- stock.adobe.com)

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

 

Moderator: Marie-Luise Beck German Climate Consortium, Berlin, Germany
8:30 a.m. Registration & Coffee
9:30 a.m. Welcome & Introduction
Wilhelm Krull Secretary General, Volkswagen Foundation, Germany

Markus Reichstein Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany
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10:00 a.m. KEYNOTES
Climate extremes at 1.5ºC vs. 2ºC global warming: the IPCC SR15 report
Sonia I. Seneviratne ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Climate related disasters: direct and indirect impacts on development and poverty
Stephane Hallegatte Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), the World Bank, Washington, DC, USA
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10:45 a.m. Coffee Break
11:15 a.m. PARALLEL SESSIONS
Research Question I – Expected Impacts Which impacts are expected to be caused by extreme climate events (incl. compound events, impacts cascades and feedbacks) across ecosystems, infrastructures and society?
12:45 p.m. Lunch Break
2:15 p.m. KEYNOTES
Disaster insurance: What is it good for?
Ilan Noy Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
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What has to be done to manage increasing losses and damages caused by climate change?
Peter Hoeppe Munich Re, Germany
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3:00 p.m. PARALLEL SESSIONS
Research Question I – Expected Impacts (continued)
4:00 p.m. Coffee Break
4:30 p.m. Reporting Session 1-5 & Discussion
Research Question I – Expected Impacts
5:15 p.m. KEYNOTES
Incremental versus transformative adaptation for coping with climate extremes
Lisa Schipper University of Oxford, United Kingdom
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Scaling adaptations to build urban resilience to extreme climate events in Africa
Shuaib Lwasa Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
6:00 p.m. Two-minute Lightning Talks
6:30 p.m. Conference Dinner
including Dinner Speech by Philip Ward Vrije University Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Thursday, October 10, 2019

 

Moderator: Marie-Luise Beck German Climate Consortium, Berlin, Germany
9:00 a.m. Introduction
9:15 a.m. PARALLEL SESSIONS
Research Question II – Key Obstacles What are key obstacles (e.g. financing, governance, data & system knowledge) towards societal resilience across sectors and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?
10:45 a.m. Coffee Break
11:15 a.m. PARALLEL SESSIONS
Research Question II – Key Obstacles (continued)
12:15 p.m. Reporting Session 1–5 & Discussion
Research Question II – Key Obstacles
1:00 p.m. Lunch Break
2:30 p.m. PARALLEL SESSIONS
Research Question III – Knowlegde Needed What knowledge is needed to remove these obstacles and how can research, teaching and learning support the transformation towards SDGs while facing climate extremes?
4:00 p.m. Coffee Break
4:30 p.m. KEYNOTES
Cultural memory for coping with andadapting to recurrent natural hazards
Virginia Araceli García-Acosta CIESAS, Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Social Anthropology, Mexico City, Mexico
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Human Artificial Intelligence for Societial Resilience
Emmanuel Letouzé Data-Pop Alliance, New York, USA
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5:15 p.m. Two-minute Lightning Talks
6:15 p.m. Poster Session
8:00 p.m. PUBLIC LECTURE (in German Language)
Klimawandel: Kriegen wir die Kurve?
Markus Reichstein Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany
video clip (source: Volkswagenstiftung)

 

Friday, October 11, 2019

 

Moderator: Marie-Luise Beck German Climate Consortium, Berlin, Germany
9:00 a.m. Introduction
9:15 a.m. PARALLEL SESSIONS
Research Question III – Knowledge Needed (continued)
10:45 a.m. Coffee Break
11:15 a.m. Reporting Session 1–5 & Discussion
Research Question III –Knowledge Needed
12:30 p.m. Lunch Break
1:45 p.m. PANEL DISCUSSION
Perspectives on climate-resilient development
Emmanuel Letouzé Data-Pop Alliance, New York, Stefanie Lux German Red Cross, Berlin, Ilan Noy Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, Martin Visbeck Science Platform Sustainability 2030, GEOMAR, Kiel
3:00 p.m. Synthesis for Research & Action Agenda
Markus Reichstein Max-Planck-Institute for Biogeochemistry, Jena, Germany
3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks and Adjourn

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