3 Reasons to Participate in Adaptation Futures 2023!
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Next October 2nd through 6th in Montréal, Ouranos and the Government of Canada will be hosting the 7th edition of Adaptation Futures, the benchmark event for climate change adaptation on the international stage. With the opening of registrations around the corner, here are the top three reasons why you don’t want to miss this event, regardless of whether you attend in person or online: 

1. A program that combines research and hands-on 

Research in the field of climate change adaptation is constantly evolving. Participating in Adaptation Futures means staying on top of the latest scientific trends and discoveries, in addition to learning about adaptation issues and in-the-field solutions. For this year’s edition, the AF2023 organizing committee is proud to announce:

  • Over 180 sessions covering 8 diverse themes relating to equity and social justice, Indigenous perspectives and local knowledge, governance and finance.

  • Scientific  lunch-and-learns, parallel events, booths and posters 

  • An open discussion space to facilitate the sharing of ideas

  • Technical visits to draw inspiration from local ways of doing things… all while enjoying the blazing foliage of the Northland! 

2. Unique networking opportunities!

Taking part in a global event of such scale is your chance to experience enriching encounters and forge ties with over 1,500 professionals that share your interests. Adaptation Futures can be summed up as follows: 

  • Some 1,000 participants from around the globe, including researchers, decision-makers, practitioners and industry representatives 
  • The opportunity to meet with a number of world-renowned experts in the field of climate change adaptation
  • A dedicated networking space in the heart of the exhibition hall
  • A hybrid format to allows you to participate from anywhere on the planet!
3. An opportunity to contribute to discussions on climate change adaptation 

Adaptation Futures is also synonymous with 4 objectives that aim to boost adaptation capacity, reinforce climate change resilience and mitigate vulnerability. By participating, you will play a part in:

  • Learning from Indigenous knowledge and viewpoints with regard to research, policies, practices and actions

  • Accelerating the movement in the context of the Global Goal on Adaptation and the Global Stocktake

  • Encouraging the rapid adoption of a transformative, future-oriented adaptation

  • Allowing marginalized voices to be heard thanks to a process rooted in justice, diversity and inclusion

Staying in the loop

In order to get a jump start on the latest event developments, Ouranos invites you to subscribe to the Adaptation Futures newsletter. By doing so, you will be the first to hear about: 

  • Opening of registrations so you can take advantage of the promotional rate

  • Selected session proposals

  • Event programming

  • Travel grant opportunities

  • And much more...

Adaptation Futures is scheduled to take place next October 2 to 6 at Montréal’s Palais des Congrès, or virtually... wherever you may be. Come join us! 

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