Impacts World 2013 - International Conference on Climate Change Effects, Potsdam, May 27 - 30

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Preliminary Programme

(as of 23 April 2013)

Monday, 27 May

Afternoon

2:00-5:30

PLENARY: Welcome

Welcome note
Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, PIK [confirmed]

Welcome note
Matthias Platzeck, Minister-President of Brandenburg [confirmed]

Welcome note
Representative of Federal Minister of Education and Research (Germany) [tbc]

Video welcome address
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales [confirmed]

General Keynote
Connie Hedegaard, EU Commissioner for Climate Action [confirmed]

General Keynote
Rachel Kyte, Vice President of Sustainable Development, World Bank [confirmed]

Scientific Keynote
Joseph Alcamo, UNEP Chief Scientist [confirmed]

Scientific Keynote
Pavel Kabat, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis [tbc]

 

Evening
5:30‐8:00

Reception

Tuesday, 28 May

Morning

9:00-1:00

PLENARY session: The Inter-Sectoral Impact Model Intercomparison Project (ISI MIP)

Oral presentations

Afternoon

2:00-4:00

 

 

4:30-6:00

 

BREAKOUT GROUPS: Interactive Discussions

 

Topic 1:

How certain are we?

Topic 2:

Is anybody listening?

PLENARY: Debate

Are the products of climate impact research really useful?

Debate Participants

Kristie Ebi, Stanford University [confirmed]

Eberhard Faust, Munich Re [tbc]

Harry Lehmann, German Environment Agency [confirmed]

Xianfu Lu, United Nations Climate Change Secretariat [confirmed]

Martin Parry, Imperial College, London [confirmed]

Upasna Sharma, Indian Institute of Technology [confirmed]

Observer

Michael Hanemann, University of California, Berkeley [tbc]

N.N.

 

Wednesday, 29 May

Morning

9:00-12:30

PLENARY session: From global to regional

Oral presentations

Afternoon

1:30-3:30

 

 

4:00-5:00

 

BREAKOUT GROUPS: Interactive Discussions

 

Topic 3:

Can we integrate our
existing knowledge across
sectors?

Topic 4:

What is still missing?

Topic 5:

How do we bridge the divide between regional and global impact studies?

PLENARY: Collaborative Frameworks

Keynotes

Cynthia Rosenzweig, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies [confirmed]

Bas van Ruijven, National Center for Atmospheric Research [confirmed]

Evening

5:00-9:00

Social Dinner
Classical concert (Staatskapelle Berlin plays at the Friedenskirche in Potsdam) [tbc]

Thursday, 30 May

Morning

9:00-13:00

PLENARY: Agenda Setting

Summary of interactive discussions on topics 1‐5

Visioning Keynote
Joel B Smith, Stratus Consulting Inc. [confirmed]

Funding Strategies
Gregor Laumann, representing the German Federal Ministry of Education and
Research [confirmed]

Closure