2019-03-13 - 14:15h to 2019-10-31 - 14:53h
We would like to inform you of the African Climate Risks Conference 2019 that will be taking place from 7 - 9 October 2019 in Addis Ababa Ethiopia.
The African Climate Risks Conference is an open platform for sharing latest climate research on African climate among researchers, and with policy makers, practitioners and development partners, with the goal to ensure the improved flow of knowledge and interactions among researchers, practitioners and decision-makers; toward greater impact and legacy of completed and on-going African climate research and adaptation initiatives. The Conference will offer a prime opportunity to promote the uptake of new data, tools and knowledge; brokering new research collaborations and more targeted donor support. It will also stimulate increased contribution of African experts to, and improve coverage of Africa, in the IPCC assessment reports; and bring together development partners to deliberate on how to improve programming to support African-led climate research and service priorities.
The theme of the conference is: Dismantling barriers to urgent climate change adaptation actions.
The conference aims to :
The 3-day conference will be held alongside the Eighth Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-VIII)* conference, with some strategic overlap to leverage synergies in linking research, user, policy, and private sector. The central focus of the agenda will be presentations on latest research on African climate and thematic sessions aimed at facilitating critical engagements between climate researchers, CIS providers, and users. The conference will include keynote addresses, panel discussions, oral and poster presentations and exhibitions of innovative climate services.
The conference will be convened under the auspices of the following organizations: WMO-GFCS, WMO-AMCOMET,WCRP, IPCC, UNECA-ACPC, CR4D, WASCAL, SSN and FCFA partner organizations.
Call for Abstracts is now open: This call is based on standard abstracts for oral and poster presentation only. Please upload abstract submissions here. Deadline for abstracts is 28 April 2019.
Call for supporting sessions is now open: Alongside the planned sessions and conference activities, we would like to offer opportunity for other partner organizations and initiatives to host additional sessions on topics that support the themes and the aims of the conference. Please submit your proposal online. Please see the Guidelines and Terms and conditions here. Deadline for submissions is 28 April 2019.
Call for exhibitors is now open: In parallel to the conference events, a limited number of exhibition stands will be available and interested organisations are invited to apply. The requests for Exhibitions should be submitted by 28 April 2019 by writing to the Conference secretariat with the email subject “Exhibition Request” at: info(at)acrc2019.org
More detailed information on the African Climate Risks Conference will follow in the coming weeks so please keep up-to-date by following the website, the ACRC2019 twitter account @ACRC2019
or if you have any questions please email info(at)acrc2019.org