Deltas in times of Climate Change

24.09 - 26.09.2014
Rotterdam, Netherlands

From 24 - 26 September 2014 the second Deltas in Times of Climate Change will be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

The conference offers three types of sessions:
1. Science sessions Deltas in Depth: sharing the latest scientific findings
2. Deltas in Practice workshops: offering experiences, best practices and case studies
3. Delta sessions: focussing on challenges in specific deltas

Submitting a scientific abstract

Authors who wish to present a paper or poster related to the scientific programme are invited to submit an abstract for a presentation or a poster before 15 March 2014 for one of the eleven scientific themes. Those whose abstracts or posters are selected by the Convenors and the Scientific Committee will be notified as soon as possible. In all sessions the practical significance of the research will also be discussed. Abstracts therefore are required to answer the question: what is the significance or relevance for society at large?

Scientific themes

1. Climate projections and extremes 
2. Flood risk management 
3. Fresh water management 
4. Coastal systems and wetlands
5. Urban adaptation to climate change 
6. Rural development and food security
7. Port development and infrastructure
8. Disaster reduction and emergencies
9. Governance of adaptation
10. Economics and finance of adaptation
11. Decision support tools and risk assessment

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Important dates 2014

January 30 - Registration open
March 15 - Deadline submission of abstracts
April/May - Notification of abstract/poster selection
June 15 - Publication of final programme

Call for workshops Deltas in Practice

The call for workshops Deltas in Practice has been sent out in October, deadline 15 Jauary 2014.