International conference on Climate Change Adaptation in the Northern Periphery - archive
Program, recorded videos and presentations from the international conference on Climate Change Adaptation in the Northern Periphery in Florø 26th and 27th of October, and Leikanger the 28th.
The international project conference for Clim-ATIC in Florø, Norway 26-28 October 2010 was streamed live here at wnri.no. Videos and presentations were posted in low quality as they were recorded and received (and if permitted). The videos will be upgraded to higher quality after the event.
Live streaming and recording has been motivated by the project "Knowledge across borders" of which the Western Norway Research Institute is a participant. Odin Hørthe Omdal has been hired to do the job.
26th of October 2010: Setting the scene and the Clim-ATIC project outputs
The original program is available from Clim-ATIC.org.
09.00 Registration / coffee / Clim-ATIC project poster session
10.00 Welcome and setting the scene
Opening address by Anne-Karin Hamre, assisting county governor of Sogn og Fjordane
Marianne Karlsen, leader of the secretariat for the Norwegian Official Report on Climate Adaptation: “What could be the role of local authorities in working with climate change adaptation?” Slides.
10.45 Clim-ATIC project outputs
Clive Bowman, Project coordinator: Climate change adaptation on the agenda in the Northern Periphery Program: The Clim-ATIC project – have we succeeded?
Deborah Davies: A short summary of lessons and experiences from Clim-ATIC
11.30 Question and answer session with morning speakers and other project stakeholders
12.00 Lunch (poster session still on display)
13.30 Excursion: Presentation and tour of Florø on boat (2 hours). Botnaneset and Kystmuseet
15.30 Coffee and tea served at Flora Samfunnshus
15.45 Knowledge exchange in the Northern Periphery
Kirsi Latola: Identifying the needs and the gaps for climate change adaptation in the Northern periphery. Slides.
Steve Tinsley: Filling the gap – pre-launch of the „Clim-ATIC adaptation information and training service? - why, what, who, when and how?
16.30 Question & answer session with afternoon speakers and other ‘service’ stakeholders
17.00 Day 1 programme ends
17.30 Conference open to the public 17.30 to 19.00
Clim-ATIC project posters and exhibits and a programme of short films in cinema (films produced in Clim-ATIC). Free drinks served in Flora Samfunnshus foyer.
19.30 Conference meal for delegates at Flora Samfunnshus with cultural entertainment
27th of October 2010: Mainstreaming Climate change adaptation
08.30 Registration and poster submission. All day 2 posters to be mounted before 09.15
09.30 Opening key note speech
Professor William Lafferty, University of Oslo/University of Twente: The positive and negative lessons learned from Local Agenda 21: What are the challenges for local climate adaptation?
10.00 Mainstreaming local Climate Change Adaptation
Bert Jansen, The European Environment Agency: The European Environment Atlas and EEA's plans for establishing a EU Climate Change Adaptation Clearinghouse
Carlo Aall, Western Norway Research Institute: How to handle the issue of uncertainty in Local Climate Change Adaptation Policymaking – summing up the models and approaches developed in Clim-ATIC. Slides.
11.00 Poster session and networking: Examples of mainstreamed adaptation activities and organisations from across the EU (coffee and tea served)
13.30 Facilitated discussion: Future gaps and opportunities in Northern Europe relating to climate change adaptation (setting the foundations for a future NPP strategic project call "Responding to climate change in the Northern Periphery")
15.00 Summing up and reflections
Professor Martin Price, Director of the Centre for Mountain Studies, Perth College, UHI Millennium Institute, Scotland
Christopher Parker, Northern Periphery Programme Secretariat
15.30 Indoor conference programme ends
15.45 Excursion (by foot) - Fish slaughterhouse (1 hour): fish farming and climate change
18.00 Conference open to the public: All posters and exhibits on display
18.30 Public lecture by Martin Miles from The Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research (BCCR): The “latest news” from the IPPC
19.15 Film ‘One Degree Matters’ by the European Environment Agency (1 hour)
One Degree Matters follows social and business leaders as they travel to Greenland and experience for themselves the dramatic effects of the melting of the ice cap and come to understand the planetary effects of climate change and the impacts these will have on society and the economy. The film brings to the screen the latest science from the Arctic and shows why a further rise in global temperature of one degree matters for the future of humankind.
28th of October 2010: All day excursion to Leikanger
The excursion has limited numbers dictated by bus seating capacity. Additional delegates may also attend using their own vehicles.
08.45 Registration at bus departure points outside Flora Samfunnshus
09.00 Bus departs for one-way bus excursion through the County of Sogn og Fjordane stopping on the way to see/hear about:
- Flooding and land-use issues
- Winter tourism and lack of snow - Glacier retreat and options for tourism - The jøkulhlaup in Suphelledalen in 2004 - Climate exhibition at The Norwegian Glacier Museum
13.00 Lunch at the Norwegian Glacier Museum in Fjærland
14.30 Bus departs for continued one-way bus excursion through the County of Sogn og Fjordane stopping on the way to see/hear about:
- Mud slides and infrastructure - Orchards and experiments with grapes and kiwi - Future food security vs. shorter transport distances