Entries by Leslie Ashburner

A Letter from ICLEI World Congress 2018 | Montreal Canada

        From ICLEI World Congress to Adaptation Futures 2018 On Tuesday, 19 June, Montreal has welcomed over 1000 delegates committed to sustainability, participants are discussing transformative actions, approaches, and the necessary strong commitments needed to achieve a sustainable urban world. As a compass to manage our rapidly changing urban and global environment […]

Gala Dinner at Gold | 18h20

Gala Dinner at Gold Restaurant | Wednesday 20 June 2018 | Shuttles from 18h20 Green Cab shuttle departure point: Walter Sisulu Avenue exit Please gather in the ground level foyer ‘JASMINIUM CONSERVANCY’ from 18H20 onwards  Don’t forget your Gala Dinner ticket – entry will not be permitted without your ticket Please check the notice board for more information.   […]

Join the AF2018 team on a hike up Lions Head

The Adaptation Futures 2018 team will be hiking to the top of Lions Head, join us! When: Friday 22 June 20188 Time: 9h00 – 12h00 Where: meet at the Lions Head parking lot on Signal Hill Road Who: Anybody can join us Remember to pack: shoes suitable for hiking, sunscreen, hat, windbreaker, warm jersey, water […]

Wednesday Plenary 20 June | 11h30 – 13h15 | Auditorium 1: Resourcing Adaptation

Wednesday 20 June | 11h30 – 13h15 | Auditorium 1: Resourcing Adaptation. The focus of this plenary is to explore how to resource adaptation, especially in developing countries.  While financing and the economics of adaptation is important, we wish to go beyond finance to explore other resourcing issues, including knowledge resources, human resources and capacity, […]

Opening Plenary | Tues 19 June | 9h15 – 11h00 | Auditorium 1: Setting the Scene for Climate Adaptation and Development.

We start with a welcome from the conference hosts, the University of Cape Town’s African Climate & Development Initiative, the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI) and the UN Environment’s Global Programme of Research on Climate Change Vulnerability, Impacts and Adaptation (PROVIA). This is followed by a welcome from Mayor De Lille, on behalf of our host city, […]

NewsFlash 13 June

IN THIS NEWSFLASH: DELEGATE INFO PACK ABSTRACT BOOK PROGRAMMES     4 DAYS TO GO! Delegate Info Pack Please download the general information pack here   Abstract Book Please see the book of conference abstracts here Programmes The Draft General Session Programme will be available online tonight here. The Special Session Programme will be updated […]


Special session Programme: https://adaptationfutures2018.capetown/programme/#programmebook General session Programme: https://adaptationfutures2018.capetown/programme/#programmebook ToolShed Programme: https://adaptationfutures2018.capetown/programme/#toolshedprog Community Kraal Programme: https://adaptationfutures2018.capetown/participation/#kraal Poster Programme: https://adaptationfutures2018.capetown/programme/#posters Programme schedule: https://adaptationfutures2018.capetown/programme/#programme