Adaptation Futures 2018, Dialogues for Solutions (11-14 June 2018)

Date 11-14 June 2018
Location Cape Town, South Africa
More information Conference website

Aims of Adaptation Futures 2018, Dialogues for Solutions

  • Facilitate dialogue between research and government, civil society, international agencies and business
  • Continue the shift from problem diagnosis to solutions and innovations
  • Link adaptation action to sustainable development, investment and planning
  • Have a strong focus on Africa and the Global South
  • Provide attendance grants for delegates from developing countries
  • Encourage the participation of early career researchers and practitioners
  • Offer a variety of plenary and parallel sessions, round tables and side events
  • Offer a vibrant Adaptation Expo

The conference will bring together diverse actors working in climate adaptation to learn from and stimulate each other in what they do and how they do it: academic and applied researchers, professionals in consulting and other roles, policymakers and managers, civil society, business, those working in international bodies and multilateral bodies.

Conference themes

  • Adaptation and development
  • South-South and South-North knowledge and learning
  • Interaction of climate adaptation with 21st century challenges
  • Modes of collaboration, knowledge co-production and research into use
  • Financing of adaptation and climate resilient development
  • Learning from doing
Monday 14 August 2017
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