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Workshop on climate change adaptation in the energy, tourism and transport sectors

The ToPDAd consortium kindly invites you to participate in its workshop in Oslo from 30 September to 2 October 2014.

Venue: Center for International Climate and Environmental Research, Gaustadalleen 21, 0349 Oslo, Norway

At the workshop ToPDAd will present the first results of seven case studies on adaptation to climate change, from three sectors - energy, transport and tourism. 

ToPDAd's objective is to develop tools that support policy makers and businesses when deciding on strategies to adapt to the consequences of climate change.

The case studies include themes such as decreasing snow reliability, rising average summer temperatures, the impact of Arctic ice melting, as well as weather extremes and their impact on traffic, tourism and energy production.

On 30 September researchers will present the data and models behind the case studies, their policy relevance and possible end-users, to stakeholders. The workshop will also discuss the 2015 European Climate Change Adaptation Conference in Copenhagen.

Invited to the stakeholder workshop are both ToPDAd’s advisory board members as well as businesses and policy advisors in the energy, tourism, commerce and environment sectors; industry organisations; management consultants and consulting engineers.

On 1 and 2 October ToPDAd project members will discuss next steps and working arrangements at a scientific workshop and a general assembly meeting. These meetings are exclusively for project members.

To confirm your participation in the stakeholder workshop and/or the internal meetings please fill out the online registration form at http://ToPDadOslo.speedsurvey.com by 26 September.

Please click on the link below for the full programme and practical information about the venue, travel arrangements and accomodation.

 

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Participants of ToPDAd: Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus VTT, The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge, CICERO Senter Klimaforskning Stiftelse, Stichting Dienst Landbouwkundig Onderzoek, Eidgenoessische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Gesellschaft für Wirtschaftlich Strukturforschung MBH, University of East Anglia, Transport & Mobility Lueven NV, Ilmatieteen Laitos, Joanneum Research Forschungsgesellschaft MBH
7th Framework Programme (FP7)