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Under the auspices of the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Dr. Costas Kadis

Supported by the Commissioner for the Environment, Ms. Ioanna Panayiotou

Important Dates

August 1, 2018 – Abstract submission open

December 17, 2018 – Abstract submission deadline (extended)

January 15, 2019 – Notification of abstract acceptance

CLIMATICO 2019 - Welcome

11-12 April 2019 Elias Beach Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus

The CLIMATICO 2019 international conference aims to showcase the advances in science and technology driven by the Paris Climate Change Agreement with special focus on agricultural, food and health aspects of climate change impacts in the Mediterranean region.

 

The conference will bring together leading scientists, policy makers and entrepreneurs to engage into discussions towards a sustainable and climate safe development of the Mediterranean region.

 

The theme of the conference is: Act on Climate Impact in the Mediterranean.

The Mediterranean is a particularly vulnerable region with respect to the extent and frequency of climate change manifestations. This is a multi-disciplinary conference with scientific themes that cover environmental, food and health aspects of climate change and its manifestations. This conference would bring forward the climate agenda of the European Union placing emphasis on key thematics of climate mitigation and adaptation practices.

 

Limassol is a cosmopolitan seaside city of Cyprus that will host the conference. Cyprus is a natural laboratory to study climate change, being on the corner of the Mediterranean Sea, and in close proximity with the Eastern Mediterranean region. The CLIMATICO 2019 conference will be inclusive to delegates from all over the world, and will leverage local and international expertise to address complex local and regional topics in climate mitigation and adaptation thematics.

 

The CLIMATICO 2019 conference will focus on the following significant topics

 

Scientific Advances

Scientific advances in the field of climate mitigation or adaptation with key emphasis on Agriculture, Food Science and Technologies, Health, Interface of the above

 

Policy Advances

Policy advances in the field of climate mitigation or adaptation

 

Innovation

Innovation and entrepreneurship initiatives

 

Risk and science communication

Risk and science communication, including knowledge translation that deals with climate mitigation and adaptation initiatives

 

Selected participants will receive training during the conference on Disciplined Entrepreneurship on how they can transform the research into viable businesses. The website includes information about registration and abstract submission, confirmed keynote speakers, program, hotel accommodation, sponsors and other news.

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Dr. Lučka Kajfež Bogataj, Nobel Peace Prize Winner (2007), Former Vice-Chair of the IPCC, University of Ljubljana

Dr. Laurent Philippot, Director of Research, French Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)

Prof. Sara Hallin, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences