Resilient cities 2013 - 4th Global forum on urban resilience and adaptation

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
Date:
31 May - 02 Jun 2013
Location:
Germany (Bonn)

Resilient Cities 2013 will be the global platform for learning, cooperation and networking on all aspects of urban resilience. There will be a renewed emphasis on the following topics:

  • Risk and vulnerability assessment
  • Adaptation and resilience planning and policy making
  • Multi-stakeholder and community-based collaboration
  • Governance
  • Implementing specific adaptation solutions
  • Financing resilience
  • Urban Food Systems

The call for contributions is open until 30 November 2012.


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Event fee

From 250 to 900 EUR

What is included in the event fee

Normal fee covers:

  • Admission to the event
  • Participation in all sessions and workshops
  • Conference materials
  • 3 lunches, 1 dinner and 1 reception
  • Coffee breaks
  • An attendance certificate


Target audience

Diversity of thoughts and approaches is at the very core of the Resilient Cities congresses.

Participants coming from a wide array of backgrounds are given the opportunity to take an active part in exchanging strategies and sharing experiences:

  • Mayors and Vice Mayors
  • Councillors, Commissioners and Governors
  • Chiefs of Sustainability Units
  • Heads of Policy Development
  • Directors of Urban Planning and Development
  • Disaster Risk and Emergency Managers
  • Directors of Resource and Environmental Development
  • Water and Sanitation Specialists
  • Global Climate Change and Adaptation Experts
  • Urban and Regional Planners
  • Senior Technical Advisors
  • Consultants
  • Civil Engineers
  • Senior Finance Analysts
  • Infrastructure and Utilities Managers
  • Professors and Academia: urban development, town planning and engineering
  • Private Sector Solutions Providers
  • Development Banks and Financial Institutions
  • International Organizations
  • Municipal Associations and Networks
  • Universities
  • Think Tanks


How to register

Register online.


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Keywords

Themes:
Capacity Development, Community-based DRR, Risk Identification & Assessment, Urban Risk & Planning, Governance, Economics of DRR, Food Security & Agriculture
Countries:
Germany
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