We invite you to submit a proposal to organise a special session at the conference. As the session organiser, you define the topic and format of the special session. You also organise the smooth running of the session and provide a summary report at the end of the session.
We invite proposals for Open or Closed Sessions.
- Facilitate dialogue between research and government, civil society, international agencies and business.- Contribute to a diverse and balanced programme that focuses on solutions and innovations.- Link adaptation action to sustainable development, investment and planning.- Contribute to a conference programme with a wide range of topics, stakeholders, scales and regions.- Use stimulating formats (see suggestions for session types) with plenty of opportunity for audience interaction.- Showcase examples (case studies, best practices, tools) or research and new ideas that are internationally applicable.- Involve a partner organisation from a different country or adaptation community.- Fit a 1h45min time slot (it is also possible to arrange for two or three linked sessions around a particular topic). - Emphasise transdisciplinary approaches.
- Abstracts, presentations, photos and/ or videos may be published on the conference website and other communications materials.- The Local Organising Committee will decide on the date and time for the selected sessions (Preferences for dates can be given but are not guaranteed). -The SteerCom may ask session organisers to merge their proposed session with another session, or to include additional contributors or change the session format. - The responsibility for covering the costs associated with registration, travel and accommodation of the session team lies with the organising institution.