Masterclass on 'Climate Adaptation: from Theory to Implementation'

Gallery of Modern Art, South Bank, Brisbane
Event Date: 
Friday, May 20, 2011 - 8:30am to 6:00pm

This workshop aims to build Australian understanding and capacity by providing researchers and decision-makers with the latest international thinking on climate change adaptation. The event features some of the world’s leading climate change adaptation thinkers and practitioners and is geared toward researchers and policy/decision makers, especially those in their early and mid-careers.

Links to summaries, PDF downloads, and streaming videos of the presentations are available below.

Adaptation in a Changing Climate - Roger Pulwarty, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The Limits to Adaptation and Maladaptation - Jon Barnett, University of Melbourne

Decision-making in an Uncertain World - Rob Lempert, RAND Corporation

Linking Global Science and Local Knowledge - Thomas Wilbanks, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

The Art and Science of Linking Science with Practice - Susanne Moser, Susan Moser Research & Consulting, USA

Hazard Response: Reducing Risk or Vulnerability? - Lisa Schipper, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden

Prioritising Adaptation Actions for the Conservation of Biodiversity - Stephen Williams, James Cook University

Adaptation in Developing Countries - Pauline Dube, University of Botswana

Climate Projections and Adaptation - Clare Goodess, University of East Anglia