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AdaptNSW 2016

Office of Environment and Heritage

Friday, 2 December 2016 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (AEDT)

AdaptNSW 2016

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The Office of Environment and Heritage would like to invite you to join AdaptNSW 2016.

The event will bring together adaptation practitioners from government, industry, universities and community to share the latest in climate change adaptation, as well as look to the future of adaptation in NSW. The event promises to be engaging and provide opportunities for networking and discussion.

Program 


9.30am-10am Registration
 

10am-12.30pm Morning session
 

 
 
 
 
 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY
Clarence Slockee, Barangaroo Delivery Authority

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Professor Jon Barnett, University of Melbourne

 

DRAFT CLIMATE CHANGE FUND STRATEGIC PLAN
Presentations on the priority investment areas and potential actions

 

GOVERNMENT ACTION ON CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Benchmarking Government Preparedness. Aaron Coutts-Smith, OEH
  • NSW Health Priorities. Ben Scalley, NSW Health
  • Climate change adaptation in NSW National Parks. Polly Mitchell, OEH
  • Enabling Regional Adaptation in the West. Alison Morgan, DPC

 Enjoy lunch while exploring a marketplace showcasing adaptation


1:45pm- 2:45pm Parallel sessions



 



RESILIENT COMMUNITIES

 The Cross Dependency Initiative, XDI: A deeper understanding of climate change risks by pooling data and collaborate on adaptation. Karl Mallon

Insurance Resilience program. Tom Davies

Splash - Improving liveability and building resilience through water sensitive cities.  Kristy Good

Climate Adapted People Shelters – reimagining public infrastructure.  Brent Jacobs. 

 

 

 

 
 



ADAPTING NSW COASTS

OEH Coastal ReformsJane Gibbs

Beach response at Collaroy-Narrabeen to the June 2016 East Coast Low. Ian Turner

Coastal Responses: An ecological perspectiveBelinda Cooke 

Upgrading coastal structures in response to sea level rise. Dan Howe

Estuary Adaptation. Will Glamore

CoastAdapt: helping to take practical action in response to climate change on the coast. David Rissik


 

CLIMATE CHANGE AND BIODIVERSITY

Biodiversity and climate change: why is it time to adapt? Lesley Hughes 

 Conservation planning under a changing climate Victoria Graham

 Tools for biodiversity conservation. John Baumgartner 

 Wildlife disease surveillance Karrie Rose

Cross cultural knowledge sharing Emilie Ens, Oliver Costello

 

 

 

 

3:00pm-4.00pm  Closing session
 




 

INNOVATIVE ADAPTATION Chaired by Mara Bun

  • Kirsten Dunlop, Suncorp
  • Sharanjit Paddam, Deloitte Actuaries & Consultants
  • Jock Gammon, Junglefy

4pm-5.30pm Networking drinks and marketplace

Have questions about AdaptNSW 2016? Contact Office of Environment and Heritage

When & Where


Aerial UTS Function Centre
235 Jones St
#Building 10,Level 7
Sydney, NSW 2007
Australia

Friday, 2 December 2016 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm (AEDT)


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