Deltares at Adaptation Futures 2018 South-Africa

Adaptation Futures 2018 is the world’s conference on climate change adaptation. When you plan to visit this conference please be welcome at our booth nr 16 at the exposition/catering area or join our sessions (see schedule below). Deltares will be happy to connect with scientists, practitioners, business leaders and policymakers from around the world and specifically of Africa. Deltares aims to facilitate dialogues for solutions and implement the required actions between key actors from diverse disciplines, perspectives and regions. So; share, plan, facilitate AND act to bring knowledge into practice to strengthen the local capacity.

Overview of the presentations and side events of Deltares

Room nr   Time  Speaker  Presentation
Monday 18 June 1.41 08.30 – 12.00 Victor Langenberg Towards resilient African deltas through enhanced knowledge exchange and research networks
1.42 15.00 – 17.00 Sadie McEvoy, Adaptive coastal planning – sharing techniques, tools and experiences
Tuesday 19 June 1.63 11.30 – 13.15 Monica Altamirano Collaborative thinking and collective intelligence on nature based solutions for climate change adaptation and DRR: buddy projects coming together to reflect on actionable science for and from Africa, Europe, Asia and Latin America
2.63 14.15 – 16.00 Sadie McEvoy Evaluating learning and learning from evaluating; how can it help adaptation? (with CSIRO and NOAA)
2.61 16.30 – 18.15 Jaap Kwadijk Round Table Session: Critical infrastructure and stakeholder engagement using Circle-Bao Tanzania
1.42 16.30 – 18.15 Heleen Vreugdehil Oral presentation: Identification of interdependencies and the Cascading Effects of Critical Infrastructure failure during flooding in Manzese Ward using Circle-Bao tool
2.62 16.30 – 18.15 Monica Altamirano Finance and nature for change: grasping opportunities in transformative adaptation and disaster risk management for positive social and environmental impact
Wednesday 20 June Side event 07.30 – 09.00 Dimmie Hendriks Breakfast meeting moderated by Henk Ovink: Business challenges and water
2.63 14.15 – 16.00 Sadie McEvoy Choosing the tool to support participatory adaptation planning workshops. And oral Presentation: Using planning support tools for participatory adaptation planning in cities – experiences from the global north and south
2.46 16.30 – 18.15 Hans Gehrels Building capacity to bridge the investment gap in flood risk management / Towards Urban Flood Resilience in Muang Xay, Lao PDR: Flood Risk Management and Investment Priorities for Urban Planning and Design
2.63 16.30 – 18.15 Jaap Kwadijk Climate risk management and transformation: working towards solutions for dealing with risks ‘beyond adaptation’
Thursday 21 June Side event 07.30 – 09.00 Dimmie Hendriks Breakfast meeting moderated by Henk Ovink: Urban water challenges in the catchment
1.43 09.15 – 11.00 Bregje van Wesenbeeck Mainstreaming nature-based solutions for climate change adaptation (WB and UNDP (moderator))
2.64 09.15 – 11.00 Jaap Kwadijk What if accelerating sea level rise threatens the Dutch delta?
2.66 11.30 – 13.15 Sadie McEnvoy Cities and decision-making
1.62 14.15 – 16.00 Esther van Baaren Towards an adaptive climate proof freshwater supply in salinizing deltas and possible  solutions for delta’s worldwide: examples from the Rhine and Meuse Delta in The Netherlands and the Volta Delta in Ghana