Workshop on sea level rise, November 7-8 2019

Workshop on Sea Level Rise; IPCC SROCC Science and Planning for Climate Adaptation. The aim of the workshop is to provide a platform for common exchange nationally and internationally and to jointly discuss the main uncertainties, challenges and potential solutions.

The workshop will gather Swedish and international scientists with expertise on sea level rise along with climate adaptation planners and representatives from government agencies. The workshop offers a mix of research presentations, discussions and information from national and international experts on climate planning in relation to rising sea levels, coastal erosion and extreme sea level events.

Time and place: November 7-8 2019, Vildmarkshotellet, Kolmården, Sweden

Preliminary programme

Day 1

10.00      Registration opens

10.30      Introduction on the theme Adaptation to SLR in Europe: What are the main challenges and uncertainties and how are they handled in different countries?

11.45      Renowned experts within the fields will give presentations on the IPCC SROCC and Antarctica respectively: what do models and surveys indicate, what are the uncertainties and why are they so important to understand? Incl. lunch break.

15.30      Panel discussion with the speakers of the day, where all participants will be invited to ask questions and to share their input and reflections. Incl. coffee break. 

19.00      Dinner

Day 2

08.30      Renowned experts within the fields will give presentations on Cost of SLR in Europe and Changes in regional sea level and storm surges in a future climate. Incl. coffee break.

10.30      Two parallel discussion sessions. Preliminary themes: Adaptation strategies and Methods for estimating and handling extreme levels in a future climate.

11.30      Lunch

12.30      Summary of parallel sessions. Discussion on the theme: General recommendations for addressing climate adaption issues with regard to sea level rise.

15.00      Closing

Please note that the final programme may be slightly adjusted.

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