ISOC 2019

Adaptation to Climate Change:

environmental, social and economic challenges of the 21st Century

25 - 27 SEPTEMBER

Figueira da Foz, Portugal

Climate change is the major challenge of our planet of the 21st century, with inherent negative impacts and risks, but also opportunities.

It is a fact that the impacts of climate change are inevitable and will involve a process of adaptation of natural and human systems on a global scale in order to increase their resilience.
Researchers, NGOs, policy makers, corporates, entrepreneurs and experts will come together at ISOC 2019 to share the state-of-the-art knowledge, discuss latest scientific innovations, discoveries and practices on climate change adaptation, its impacts on the economy and the opportunities that may arise from climate change mitigation and adaptation.

In this first edition, ISOC 2019 conference will host plenary sessions and workshops divided into three main topics: Marine Ecosystems, Sustainable Buildings Construction and Environmental Quality.

Over three days of conference sessions, workshops, networking activities, trade fair and exhibitions, participants from all over the world will explore the opportunities of climate change for innovation and sustainable economic growth.

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PROGRAMME SUMMARY

25 SEPT

  • Arrival and Accreditation
  • Conference Opening Ceremony
  • Networking sessions
  • Welcome Cocktail

26 SEPT

  • Keynote – MARINE ECOSYSTEMS
  • Keynote – SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTIONS
  • Plenary and parallel Sessions
  • Networking sessions
  • Gala Dinner

27 SEPT

  • Keynote – ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
  • Plenary and parallel Sessions
  • Networking lunch
  • Conference Closing Ceremony

SPEAKERS

 

Carlos Monteiro

Carlos MONTEIRO 

 Mayor of Figueira da Foz

Amílcar FALCÃO

Rector of University of Coimbra

João ATAÍDE 

 State Secretary for Environment

João Galamba

Secretary of State of Energy

Guido RIANNA

Researcher at Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Climate Change

Helena GERVÁSIO

Assistant Professor, University of Coimbra

João Carlos MARQUES

Director of MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre

Luis SIMÕES DA SILVA

Vice-Dean University of Coimbra

Manuel GAMEIRO

Vice President of ADAI

Maria João BEBIANO

Member of UN Expert Group for Assessment of Marine Environmental State

Vitor LEAL

Assistant Professor, University of Porto

José MATOS

Professor at Universidade do Minho

Ricardo Mateus

Professor at Universidade do Minho

Rudolfo VALENTIM

Teixeira Duarte Group

José Carlos MATOS

Researcher at INEGI Porto

Carlos REBELO

 Professor at University of Coimbra

Benedicte JACQUEMIN

Researcher at Research Institute for Environmental and Occupational Health

Frank HOVORKA

Director for Sustainable Real Estate Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations

Teresa Simões ESTEVES

Researcher at LNEG

André BEIRÃO

Professor at Brazilian Navy War College

Carlos MOITA

President of ACIFF

Ana CARVALHO

Vice_president of Municipality of Figueira da Foz

Zara TEIXEIRA

Researcher at MARE – Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre

Cláudia MOREIRA

Researcher at MAREFOZ, University of Coimbra

ORGANIZERS

Figueira da Foz

Portugal

25-27 September

9am – 6pm

+100

Speakers

+5

Stages

Project

ISOC 2019 – Building Together New Solutions for Ocean Sustainability

Upheld by CentroAdapt-Leading Centre on Climate Change Adaptation, ISOC 2019 will bring together experts in the fields of marine biology and ecology, blue economy, structural engineering and thermal engineering to discuss and debate climate change, its impacts on the economy and the opportunities that may arise from climate change mitigation and adaptation.

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