Program

Program

Titles of presentations

The workshop starts on Thursday, 26 August 2010, at 9 am and ends on the afternoon of Friday,
27 August 2010 (at a time that enables catching late return flights to Norway and Denmark).

Day one: 26 August 2010

  • 9:00 opening and welcome by local representative Sigrún Karlsdóttir and by Adriaan Perrels (FMI, Fi) as NONAM coordinator
  • 9:20 p1 Jens Christian Refsgaard (GEUS, Dk). Uncertainty and Risk - terminology and concepts
  • 9:50 p2 Gareth James Lloyd (DHI, Dk). What is the difference between adaptation and adaptive management?
  • 10:20 p3 Trausti Jónsson (IMO, Ice). The UN International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (ISDR) - the WMO method and its application in Iceland

10:50 tea/coffee break

  • 11:15 p4 Tony Rosqvist (VTT, Fin). Group Decision Support Systems - its principles and an application to a flood risk reduction case
  • 11:45 p5 Annika Carlsson-Kanyama (FOI, Swe). CLIMATOOL

12:15 - 13:15 lunch

  • 13:15 p6 Rolf Johnsen (Region Midt, Dk). Climate change adaptation - Collaboration and innovation in society, science and industry is needed
  • 13:45 - 15:15 parallel break-out sessions:

    Case A: Local but comprehensive case: Horsens fjord - Introduction by Jes Pedersen
    Case B: Road infrastructure planning & operation case - Introduction Heikki Tuomenvirta

    Discuss all the aspects and make summary report

15:15 - 15:45 break

  • 15:45 - 16:30 plenary discussion based on break out session summaries

17:00 - 22:00 Excursion and dinner to The Settlement Centre in Borgarnes

Day two: 27 August 2010

  • 9:00 p7 Asbjörn Aaheim (CICERO, Norway).- Exploring reasons why the risks of natural hazards seem to be ignored
  • 9:30 p8 Gyrite Brandt (Local Government Denmark, DK). Participatory planning processes - Group model building
  • 10:00 p9 Simo Haanpää (Aalto University, Fi). Ilmasto-opas.fi (ClimateGuide.fi) web portal - a new tool for managing climate change in Finnish municipalities

10:30 tea/coffee break

  • 11:00 break out sessions : Thursday cases revisited

12:00 - 13:00 lunch

  • 13:00 p10
    Helle Katrine Andersen (DANVA, Dk). DANVA CC adaptation plan and its tools
  • 13:30 p11 Tómas Jóhannesson (IMO, Ice). Avalanche risk assessment, adaptation and mitigation in Iceland - a case study
  • 14:00 - 16:30 break out session summaries + final discussion & conclusions

Break out group session:

Purpose: To develop a 'climate change' adaptation plan -> methodology and guidelines for adaptive management (clarifying in a stepwise manner by which level of participation, uncertainty assessments and adaptation/versus adaptive management).

Case + theme discussion:
Case A: Local but comprehensive case (Horsens fjord )
Case B: Road infrastructure planning & operation (Finnish case)

Posters:
Posters will be discussed during breaks


A tough break
Af Esjunni
Climbing mount Esja, Reykjavík in background. Photo: Guðrún Pálsdóttir.




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