10th March 2014

08:00-09:00 Registration

09:00-10:20 Opening session [Room Oriente]


Chair: Margaret Desmond, Irish Environmental Protection Agency, Ireland

The climate change adaptation challenge in Horizon 2020
Kurt Vandenberghe (Video message) / José Jiménez-Mingo, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
Identifying knowledge challenges for Europe: the contribution from CIRCLE-2 and other networks
Humberto Rosa, Directorate General for Climate Action, European Commission
CIRCLE-2 ERA-Net: a decade of climate research & response cooperation in Europe
Tiago Capela Lourenço, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal
An overview of climate change impacts and adaptation research in Portugal
Filipe Duarte Santos, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Opening Address by the Portuguese Ministry of Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy
Paulo Lemos, Secretary of State of Environment

10:20-10:50 Coffee-break

10:50-12:30 Plenary session: Adaptation research challenges [Room Oriente]

Chair: David Avelar, Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Challenges for climate change impact assessment in support of adaptation needs
Tim Carter,Finnish Environment Institute, Finland
The Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA): Supporting European and Global Adaptation Challenges
Richard Klein, Stockholm Environment Institute, Sweden
Building saliency, credibility and legitimacy: the key tasks of co-producing knowledge for adaptation
Asunción St Clair, International Centre for Climate and Environmental Research-Oslo(CICERO), Norway
JPI Climate - building on the CIRCLE-2 legacy
Patrick Monfray,JPI Climate, The French National Research Agency, France

12:30-14:00 Lunch

14:00-15:30 Parallel Sessions A

Agriculture and forests [Room Chiado]

Coastal areas, marine biodiversity and fisheries [Room Lapa]

Terrestrial biodiversity, ecosystems and nature conservation [Room Marvila]

Water resources and management [Room Oriente]

Health and Urban areas [Room Alcântara]

Economics, financial instruments and insurance [Room Alfama]

Special session: User Requirement Assessment for accessing Climate Data and Information in Europe [Room Graça]

15:30-16:00 Coffee-break

16:00-17:30 Parallel Sessions B

Uncertainty and decision-making [Room Chiado]

Climate modelling, observations and scenarios: user needs for adaptation [Room Lapa]

Adaptation strategies, adaptation monitoring, evaluation and indicators [Room Oriente]

Knowledge sharing and science-practice interactions [Room Alcântara]

Climate adaptation services [Room Alfama]

Transition societal transformation, ethics, values and equity [Room Marvila]

Special session: User Requirement Assessment for accessing Climate Data and Information in Europe [Room Graça]

17:30 Closure of Day 1

19:00 Conference event - Oceans in a changing climate