Adaptation in practice events series

To celebrate our 20th Anniversary, we’re hosting a series of talks and seminars to explore adaptation in practice.

Climate change adaptation showcase

20 November 2017, 13:30–19:00

Saïd Business School, Oxford

Join us on November 20 for our Climate change adaptation showcase, a half-day seminar filled with the latest research and best practice from here in the UK and from our friends at Griffith University, Australia. Celebrate UKCIP’s 20th anniversary whilst networking with your adaptation peers, and enjoy the premiere of a new film from Griffith University, Dealing with Disasters: the silent achievers safeguarding health and security in a changing climate.

Registration is now open – an event not to be missed!


Developing a heatwave adaptation index

June 2017

Prof Pierre Valois, Université Laval, Québec, Canada

Could a simple index of indicators help to identify individuals who struggle to adapt in a heatwave?

Pierre is director of the Québec Observatory of Adaptation to Climate Change. His research deals with the concepts of individual and organisational climate change adaptation.


Adaptation risk ownership

June 2017

Celeste Young, Collaborative Research Fellow, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

Making natural disasters everyone’s business – do we need a rethink of how we as a society view, interact with, and understand risk?

Celeste is a sustainability and climate change professional with a particular interest in innovation and the use of creative and business processes.


Climate justice in the UK

May 2017

Katharine Knox, Policy & research manager, Joseph Rowntree Foundation

What are the social justice issues arising from climate change, and the policy and practice responses to it?

Katharine led JRF’s work on climate change, social justice and community resilience as well as contributing to work on housing, regeneration, community assets and public spaces.