Programme time table

Monday 9 May

17.00-19.00

Registration and reception

Tuesday 10 May

08.00-19.00

Registration

08.00-19.00

Adaptation Expo
- Business fair
- Project exhibition
- Posters

09.30-12.15

Plenary
Moderator: Vivienne Parry, United Kingdom

Welcome by the hosts

  • Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, the Netherlands
  • Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
  • Ibrahim Thiaw, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme

Setting the scene for practices and solutions

  • Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Roger Pulwarty, Senior Advisor for Climate Research, and, Director of the National Integrated Drought Information System, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), USA

Where will we go, a short film of Kadir van Lohuizen, the Netherlands

Panel

  • Debra Roberts, eThekwini Municipality, Durban, South Africa, and IPCC Working Group II
  • John Firth, Acclimatise, United Kingdom
  • Christiana Figueres, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Roger Pulwarty, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), USA
  • Mark Watts, C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, USA

Opening of the Adaptation Expo

12.15-13.30

Lunch

13.30-17.30

Parallel sessions
- Sessions on science and practice
- Round tables

17.30-19.00

Poster session and reception at the Adaptation Expo

Wednesday 11 May

08.00-19.00

Registration

08.00-19.00

Adaptation Expo
- Business fair
- Project exhibition
- Posters

08.45-10.30

Parallel sessions
- Sessions on science and practice
- Round tables

11.00-12.15

Plenary
Moderator: Vivienne Parry, United Kingdom

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, UN Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development

Panel

  • Naoko Ishii,  CEO of the Global Environment Facility, USA
  • Laurent Sédogo, Executive Director of the West African Science Service Center on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use, Ghana
  • Feike Sijbesma, CEO & Chairman of the Managing Board DSM, the Netherlands
  • Paula Caballero, Senior Director Natural Resources, The World Bank
  • Marjeta Jager, Deputy Director General Directorate-General International Cooperation and Development, European Commission
  • Robert Glasser, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Disaster Risk Reduction
  • Wim Kuijken, Delta Commissioner and Chair of the Supervisory Board of DNB, the central bank of the Netherlands
12.15-13.30

Lunch

13.30-17.30

Parallel sessions
- Sessions on science and practice
- Round tables

17.30-19.00

Poster session and reception at the Adaptation Expo

19.00-22.00

Conference dinner (optional)

Thursday 12 May

08.00-18.00

Registration

08.00-18.00

Adaptation Expo
- Business fair
- Project exhibition
- Posters

09.00-12.45

Parallel sessions
- Sessions on science and practice
- Round tables

12.45-13.45

Lunch

13.45-15.30

Parallel sessions
- Sessions on science and practice
- Round tables

16.00-17.30

Plenary
Moderator: Vivienne Parry, United Kingdom

Sharon Dijksma, Minister for the Environment, the Netherlands

Presentation outcomes of the conference

  • Laura Canevari, Acclimatise, United Kingdom
  • Richard Klein, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Germany

Award ceremony Young scientist best presentation and best poster award AF2016
Joyeeta Gupta, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Co-Chair Scientific Advisory Committee Adaptation Futures 2016

Impressions from the Earth Journalism Network and from Wolfert Bilingual Secondary School students

Panel

  • H.R.H. Princess Abze Djigma, AbzeSolar S.A., Burkina Faso
  • Jos Delbeke, Director General DG Climate Action, European Commission
  • Ian Burton, Emeritus Professor, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Áile Jávo, President Saami Council
  • Christian Blondin, Director World Meteorological Organization
  • Laura Canevari, Acclimatise, United Kingdom
  • Richard Klein, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Germany

Ayman Bel Hassan Cherkaoui, COP 22 Advisor to the Minister, Morocco

Co-Chair PROVIA Scientific Steering Committee to announce Adaptation Futures 2018

Friday 13 May

09.00 Field trips (optional, half day or full day)

HOSTS OF THE CONFERENCE