Innovations for livability, resilience and adaptation - 2013 VCCCAR annual forum

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Victorian Centre for Climate Change Adaptation (VCCCAR)
Date:
12-13 May 2013
Location:
Australia (Geelong, Victoria)
Venue:
Four Points by Sheraton (10-14 Eastern Beach Road)
The 2013 VCCCAR Annual Forum, "Innovations for livability, resilience and adaptation," will focus on innovations in research, industry and government in order to address the impacts of climate change and identify the research required to address future challenges.

Workshops sessions includes:

  • Urban and regional resilience and liveability;

  • Tools and capacity;

  • Communication and engagement; and

  • Managing for uncertain futures

The workshops will bring together researchers from our different projects and a range of stakeholders and collaborators to have active engagement and discussion around the themes.

Associated events on Sunday 12 May:

VCCCAR is pleased to partner with the City of Greater Geelong to host a conversation with members of the Geelong regional community about the changing environment and future impacts on Geelong. "Transforming the future: Geelong regional community forum" is a free public event and residents are invited to share knowledge and understanding of options for a future Geelong under climate change and strategies to achieve this. A panel discussion led by Rob Gell will canvas regional climate change adaptation challenges and opportunities.

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Event fee

Registration fees (include GST): Student rate - $130 (20 places available), Early bird rate - $230 (first 70 registrants), Regular rate - $280

How to register

Please apply online


Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Community-based DRR, Social Impacts & Resilience
Countries:
Australia
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