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Symposium and inaugural lecture Prof. dr. Tatiana Filatova on Climate Change and Resilience

Thursday 5 March 2020 / 13.00 - 17.00

Climate Change Calls for Action: Resilience and Adaptation to Unprecedented Extremes

Prof. dr. Tatiana Filatova will be giving an inaugural lecture in the Waaier building. Appointed by the executive board of the University of Twente as professor of ‘Computational Economics’ at the Faculty of Behavior, Management and Social Sciences.  

Programme
13:10 - 13:35 Welcome

Welcome by Prof. dr. Tatiana Filatova, Program Leader 4TU Strategic Resilience Program ‘DeSIRE’, and opening by Dr. Marjolein Dohmen-Janssen, Managing Director 4TU Centre for Resilience Engineering.

13:10 - 13:35 Climate science and the development of resilient societies

Prof. dr. Gerard van de Steenhoven (UT), Director General Royal Netherlands' Meteorological Institute (KNMI).

13:35 - 14:00 Matching dynamics of rivers and seas with societal wishes under climate change

Prof. dr. Suzanne Hulscher (UT), Member of the the Scientific Advisory Council for the Governmental Policy (WRR) and the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).

14:00 - 14:25 The socio-economic challenge of climate adaptation

Prof. dr. Stefan Kuks (UT), Watergraaf Waterboard Vechtstromen and Chairman of Deltaprogramma Spatial Adaptation.

14:25 - 14:50 Rising risks in a changing climate — who are most vulnerable?

Prof. dr. Maarten van Aalst (UT), Director Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre and Lead Author at Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

14:50 - 15:25 Panel discussion
15:25 - 15:30 Closure
15:30 - 15:45 Drinks and discussions
16:00 - 17:00 Changing climate – Changing behavior

Inaugural lecture – Professor Tatiana Filatova, CSTM/University of Twente.

17:00 - 18:00 Reception
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Location & time

Waaier building, University of Twente (Enschede, NL)

March 5, 2020 | 13:00 - 17:00

Additional information and registration