Adapting to Coastal Change: local perspectives (ACC2011)

Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel

Location: The Hague, Netherlands

Event Date/Time: Sep 13, 2011 End Date/Time: Sep 14, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: May 02, 2011
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Description

This conference and field meeting is organised under the auspices of the INTERREG 4B NWE Project, IMCORE (Innovative Management for Europe's Changing Coastal Resource). The meeting aims to address the issues of adapting to coastal change with a focus on local level challenges and approaches and is aimed at both practitioners and researchers. The conference will be global in its geographical scope and will include a number of keynote speakers (names to be confirmed in second circular) with an international profile in coastal change adaptation.

The conference will be organised under the following themes:

1. Shoreline management (adapting to shoreline change)
2. Institutional and governance issues
3. Developing adaptation strategies at the local level (methods and scenarios)
4. Spatial planning as a tool for adaptation
5. Nature conservation
6. Local government experiences

Each theme will be addressed in a plenary session by a small number of speakers followed by a plenary discussion.

Poster presentations will be centred around each of the themes.

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Additional Information

Conference Deadlines at a Glance * 2nd Call for Papers .................................................................. January 2011 * Submission of Abstract ............................................................ 2nd May 2011 * Acceptance Notification ............................................................ 1st June 2011 * Final Registration and Payment ................................................. 1st August 2011 * Conference ............................................................................. 13th - 14th September 2011 Registration The Conference Registration form will be made available on this website during the second call for papers in January 2011. Registration entitles delegates to a conference programme and abstract book, fieldtrips to the Dutch coast, refreshments at coffee and tea breaks and lunch on both days (Does not include accomodation, transfers or Conference Dinner). Delegates not submitting papers are entitled to register up until the 1st August 2011. Further information on abstract submission and full registration will be made available on this website in January 2011 Chair of Conference Organising Committee Professor Derek Jackson School of Environmental Sciences University of Ulster Coleraine BT52 1SA Northern Ireland

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