2015 Events

Speaker: 
Joyce Coffee
Date: 
Sunday, April 3, 2016 to Monday, April 4, 2016
Location: 
University of Notre Dame

 

A GLOBAL COMPACT FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Advancing Care for Our Common Home (Laudato Si')

For more information, please visit mendozaevents.nd.edu/encyclical.

Speaker: 
Joyce Coffee
Date: 
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Location: 
Arizona State University

 

Speaker: 
Joyce Coffee & Jessica Hellmann
Date: 
Friday, December 4, 2015 to Friday, December 11, 2015
Location: 
Paris, France
ND-GAIN engaged events at 
UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of the Parties 21
 

ND-GAIN brought our mission of enhancing the world’s understanding of adaptation through knowledge, products and services that inform public and private actions and investments in vulnerable communities to the Paris Climate Talks, COP21

Speaker: 
Joyce Coffee & Nitesh Chawla
Date: 
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Location: 
Webinar

PRE-COP21 INSIGHTS ON CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION: Which countries are making the most progress?

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 from 10-10:45 a.m. EST

When the Notre Dame Global Adaptation Index will reveal the latest findings of the ND-GAIN Country Index! Our 2015 release includes:      

Speaker: 
Jessica Hellmann
Date: 
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 to Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Location: 
University of Minnesota
Speaker: 
Jessica Hellmann
Date: 
Friday, October 9, 2015
Location: 
University of Notre Dame

ND-GAIN Research Director, Jessica Hellmann will present at the Peace Research and Education Seminar (PRES), a colloquium designed for Notre Dame's Kroc Institure faculty and faculty fellows as well as PhD students. Her talk is titled, "Adaptation to climate change around the world: Insights from the ND Global Adaptation Index."

Speaker: 
Joyce Coffee
Date: 
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Location: 
Chicago, IL

What is the potential cost of climate change—and what are the opportunities to take action to prevent it? As the globe experiences historic temperatures and natural disasters seem to occur with increasing frequency, lost productivity, unsustainable supply chains, and property damage are but a few of the economic and social costs. In December 2015, the world will gather for the 21st meeting of the UN Climate Change Conference, or COP21.

Speaker: 
Joyce Coffee & Jessica Hellmann
Date: 
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 to Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Location: 
South Bend, IN
On September 29-30, 2015 the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business will host a conference on Climate Investing at Notre Dame that will include business executives, investors, academics, activists, journalists, students and the general public.  
 
Date: 
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Location: 
New York, NY

The Risky Business Climate Data Summit 2015 is a practitioner-focused, hands-on gathering of senior business leaders, government officials and leading technology providers, that addresses this disconnect. Over the course of the day, thought leaders from these fields will collectively brainstorm innovative strategies to harness the power of climate data for business-led climate action.

Speaker: 
Joyce Coffee
Date: 
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Location: 
New York City

Bridging the Gap: Climate Data for Business Innovation
Business leaders and investors are increasingly demanding better information about
the risks and opportunities associated with a changing climate. However, despite
the plethora of climate data available today, there are many challenges in ensuring
that end-users can access and make sense of the data. How should industry,
scientists, and the government work together to create tools and methodologies to
make the most of Big Data in the climate space?

Date: 
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Location: 
New York City, NY - Baker & McKenzie

Corporations and Climate Adaptation: Innovation in Emerging Economies

The 2015 ND-GAIN Corporate Adaptation Prize winners will be honored on Wednesday, September 23 from 8:30-10:00 a.m. at an event hosted at Baker & McKenzie in connection with Climate Week in New York City.

Come meet the winners of the 2015 Prize, followed by a lively panel discussion with judges and recipients addressing global solutions to the changing climate.

Date: 
Monday, September 21, 2015 to Sunday, September 27, 2015
Location: 
New York City, NY

Innovative leaders from business and sub-national governments will come together this September, to showcase their transformational action and commitments at Climate Week NYC 2015.
In connection with Climate Week NYC and the United Nations Climate Summit, ND-GAIN will honor the winning projects of the Corporate Adaptation Prize.

Speaker: 
Jessica Hellmann & Ted Wong
Date: 
Thursday, September 10, 2015 to Friday, September 11, 2015
Location: 
McGill University

For more information, visit the TRAC3 website

 

Speaker: 
Jessica Hellmann & Chen Chen
Date: 
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 to Friday, September 4, 2015
Location: 
Manchester, United Kingdom

The “World Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation” will focus on “innovative approaches to implement climate change adaptation”, and will contribute to the further development of this fast-growing field.

Speaker: 
David Lodge
Date: 
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Location: 
Baltimore, MD
      
 
Ecologists and Faith & Justice Communities: A Journey from Antagonism to Earth Stewardship Partnerships for the Next Century
 

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