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Programme  Titles  Presenters  Topics 
Monday 29 September 2014 - Day 0
10.00-5.00pm  Workshop - Early Career & Student workshop
Room 9
5.00-6.30pm  Welcome reception
Foyer F
 
Tuesday 30th September - Day 1
8.30 - 10.05am  Opening plenary session - International perspectives in climate adaptation
Rooms 5,6,7
10.05-10.30am  Morning tea
Exhibition space
10.30-12.00  Plenary session 2 - How is business responding to climate change?
Rooms 5,6,7
12.00 - 1.30pm  Lunch
12.15-1.15pm  Showcase session 1 - Now versus later- Making decisions in the face of climate change (URPS and SEED Consulting)
1.30-3.00pm  Panel session 1 - Creating and sustaining value in light of climate change: Insights from food and beverage value chains
  Panel session 2 - Vulnerable and disadvantaged communities
  Panel session 3 - Is cost-benefit analysis any use for informing adaptation decisions?
  Panel session 4 - How can we manage the risks of flooding related to climate change?
1.30-3.00pm  Panel session 5 - Delivering on the Ground Actions: Moving out of the Planning Phase
3.00-3.30 pm  Afternoon tea
3.30-5.00pm  Parallel session 1 - Business as usual? Productivity and prosperity in a changed climate
Room 5
  Parallel session 2 - Communicating climate science and adaptation: building support for action
Room 6
  Parallel session 3 - High rise, high risk: How sea level rise will affect Australia's coastline
Room 7
  Parallel session 4 - Frameworks for enabling adaptation
Room 8
  Parallel session 5 - Planning for adaptation in natural resource management
Room 9
  Parallel session 6 - Climate adaptation engineering for built infrastructure
Room 4
5.00-5.10pm  Short break
5.10-6.30pm   Synopsis session 1 - Business & economics
Room 5
  Synopsis session 2 - Building resilient communities and community services
Room 6
  Synopsis session 3 - Communicating climate science and adaptation: building support for action
Room 4
5.10-6.30pm  Synopsis session 4 - Adapting coastal management
5.10-6.30pm   Synopsis session 5- Frameworks, policy and regulation for climate adaptation
Room 8
  Synopsis session 6 - Planning for adaptation in natural resource management
Room 9
6.30-7.30pm  Poster session
 
Wednesday 1 October 2014 - Day 2
8.30-10.00am  Parallel session 7 - Business as usual? Productivity and prosperity in a changed climate
Arena 1B
  Parallel session 8 - Communicating climate science and adaptation
Room 5
  Parallel session 9 - Adapting coastal management
Room 6
  Parallel session 10 - Barriers and enablers to local adaptation
Room 7
  Parallel session 11 - Adapting water resource management
Room 8
  Parallel session 12 - Urban infrastructure and livelihoods
Room 9
10.00-10.30am  Morning tea
10.30-12.00pm  Panel session 6 - Business and markets
  Panel session 7 - Communication - uncertainty is irrelevant
  Panel session 8 - The IPCC: after the Fifth Assessment, what next?
  Panel session 9 - Transformational adaptation: Why, when and how?
  Panel session 10 - NSW Adaptation Research Hub – Turning Research into Action
12.00-1.30pm  Lunch
12.15-1.15pm  Showcase session 2 - AdaptInfrastructure briefing (Sponsor: Sydney Water)
Foyer E
1.30-3.00pm  Plenary session 3 - Limits to adaptation
3.00-3.30pm  Afternoon tea
3.30-5.00pm  Parallel session 13 - Economics to support adaptation decision-making
Arena 1B
  Parallel session 14 - Building resilience of communities and community services
Room 7
  Parallel session 15 - The role of traditional knowledge in adaptation
Room 5
3.30-5.00pm  Parallel session 16 - Adapting coastal management
Room 6
3.30-5.00pm  Parallel session 17 - Planning for adaptation in natural resource management
Room 8
  Parallel session 18 - Urban infrastructure and livelihoods
Room 9
5.00-5.10pm  Short break
5.10-6.30pm   Synopsis session 7 - Building resilience of communities and community services
Room 7
  Synopsis session 8 -Tools and knowledge to support adaptation
Room 5
5.10-6.30pm  Synopsis session 9 - Health, heat and extremes
Room 6
5.10-6.30pm   Synopsis session 10 - Frameworks, policy and regulation
Arena 1B
  Synopsis session 11 - Planning for adaptation in natural resource management
Room 8
  Synopsis session 12 - Urban infrastructure and livelihoods
Room 9
6.30-7.30pm  Poster session
Exhibition space
7.30-10.30pm  Conference Dinner
 
Thursday 2 October 2014 - Day 3
9.00-10.30am  Plenary session 4 - Adaptation from catchment to coast - complex decision making
10.30-11.00am  Morning tea
10.30-12.30pm  Side meeting: Using MCAS-S in NRM – Hands on!
Room 4
11.00-12.30 pm  Parallel session 19 - Food security in a changing world
Room 9
  Parallel session 20 - Engaging with stakeholders
Room 7
  Parallel session 21 - Tools and knowledge to support adaptation
Room 5
  Parallel session 22 - Climate extremes and disaster management
Room 6
  Parallel session 23 - Frameworks, policy and regulation for adaptation
Arena 1B
11.00-12.30 pm  Parallel session 24 - Approaches for adapting and transforming conservation management in a changing climate
Room 8
12.30-1.30pm  Lunch
12.35-1.25pm  Birds of a feather session 1: Adaptation in the Pacific Island region
  Birds of a feather session 2: Natural Resource Managers
  Birds of a feather session 3: Effective communication
12.35-2.30pm  Workshop session: AdaptInfrastructure training session (Pre-booked delegates only)
Room 4
1.30-3.00 pm  Parallel session 25 - Agriculture
Room 9
  Parallel session 26 - Building resilience of communities and community services
Room 7
  Parallel session 27 - Tools and knowledge to support adaptation
Room 5
  Parallel session 28 -Climate extremes and disaster management
Room 6
  Parallel session 29 - Frameworks, policy and regulation for adaptation
Arena 1B
  Parallel session - 30 Infrastructure, communities and livelihoods
Room 8
3.00 - 3.30  Afternoon tea
3.30-4.30pm  Plenary session 5 - Future challenges for adaptation
4.30-6.30pm  Side meeting: Lessons from knowledge transfer between science & practice in the NRM planning for climate change program
Room 4
 
 


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